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Kente Gentlemen

Ernesto I Shirt

$175

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  • Insider Notes

    • In their latest offering of 'sartorial poetry,' Ivorian label Kente Gentlemen pay tribute to legendary musician Ernesto Djédjé. Making brilliant use of color and craft, the Ernesto I shirt is cut from handwoven cotton in a straight fit with a mandarin collar. Its vibrant, eclectic design imparts a retro flair, while the corozo nut button fastening provides a distinguished finish. Style it with everything from jeans to tailored pants.

      - Mandarin collar, cuffed sleeves, rounded hem, hand-dyed
      - Cotton
      - Each piece is made to order and may take up to 2 weeks to complete
      - Made in Côte d'Ivoire, ships from Côte d'Ivoire

  • SIZE, FIT & OPACITY

    • Midweight fabric, non stretchy
    • Opaque
    • Fitted silhouette
    • Fits true to size
    • Model is 172cm tall and wearing a size S
  • Shipping & Returns

    • Shipping timelines are subject to the unique nature and craftsmanship of the piece, often in harmony with designers' local artisans. We have partnered with DHL Express to ensure hassle-free global delivery covering 220 countries worldwide, within 3-5 business days of the ship date.

      Industrie Africa accepts returns on regular-priced items that are initiated within 7 days of receipt. For more information, please check where your products are shipping from, and please visit Shipping & Delivery. Unfortunately, exchanges are not possible at this time.

      Due to Covid-19 shipping regulations, please be aware that you may experience delays in delivery times.

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Kente Gentlemen

Founded by Aristide Loua in 2017, Kente Gentlemen’s accessible collections of contemporary separates are meticulously crafted by hand-weavers, artisans, and vendors based in the Ivorian cities of Yamoussoukro and Korhogo. Named for the iconic Ghanaian textile Kente that originates in the West African country’s Ashanti Kingdom, the brand’s polished menswear-inspired pieces offer a playful take on tailoring and suits, honoring West African weaving heritage with a focus on indigenous textiles.


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