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Indigo Knot Shirt


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  • Insider Notes

    • The relaxed, oversized silhouette of NKWO's Indigo Knot Shirt features a round neck and knotted tie details on each side—indicative of the designer's penchant for innovative fabric recyling and cutting techniques. Crafted from soft local cotton, and hand-dyed by artisans at the famous Indigo dye pits in the Nigerian city of Kano; this piece will guarantee versatile wearing opportunities. Complete the bohemian mood by constrasting the shirt's indigo tones and flax sleeve detailing with white jeans and layered gold jewelry. 

      - Button down fastening
      - Cotton
      - NKWO employs local artisans and focuses on waste reduction through innovative cutting techniques, recycling and fabric manipulation
      - Due to the unique artisanal techniques used to make this item, patterns may vary slightly from piece to piece. 
      - Made in Abuja, Nigeria, shipping from Nigeria


    • Standard sizing
    • Opaque
    • Midweight, non-stretchy
    • Fits oversized
  • Shipping & Returns

    • We deliver each item directly from the designer to your door in partnership with DHL Express, covering 220 countries worldwide within 3-5 business days. We offer flat shipping rates, which may differ slightly based on your order locations. 

      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.


Sustainable brand NKWO relaunched in 2012 in Nigeria, with a focus on the preservation of traditional craft while curbing the damaging effects of textile waste. Each ready-to-wear piece is crafted using traditional West African weaving, beading, hand-dyeing and embroidery. The designer created her own fabric—using a modern strip weaving technique—dubbed “Dakala.” This hand-loomed upcycled fabric has a distinctively rich feel and is featured in each collection.

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