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Awa Meité



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  • Insider Notes

    • This magnificent floor sweeping jacket is one of those timeless pieces that can hang proudly in your wardrobe forever. Its unique silhouette was inspired by the traditional Malian boubou and the Japanese kimono, and has cut-out sleeve detailing. The eye-catching design features Akwete textile panels: a handwoven fabric created by Igbo women in Nigeria. Drape over a complementing orange dress, or simply wear around the house and feel luxurious.

      - Handwoven Akwete textile panels
      - Cotton
      - Sustainably and ethically made, employing local
      craft and preserving traditional techniques
      - Made in Bamako, Mali, shipping from Mali


    • French Sizing
    • Midweight, non-stretchy
    • Opaque
    • Relaxed silhouette, meant to be worn 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.


Hailing from Mali, Awa Meité is recognized as a multi-talented fashion and textile designer, filmmaker, stylist and painter. Based in Mali’s Bamako, Meité’s label spotlights local artisans who are responsible for some of the country’s most thoughtful garments and accessories. Her ready-to-wear pieces come in an array of striking silhouettes and hand-woven fabrics, and pay homage to her country’s rich history of craftsmanship and design.

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