For Studio 189's Summer '20 collection, entitled "Heritage," they were inspired by the background and symbolism behind traditional West African textiles. The Mandarin Shirt Dress pays homage to this rich history with its hand-batiked, mixed dotted prints. It falls elegantly beneath the ankle and features a shape-defining fitted waist. Keep this dress in mind for your most glorious summer occasion.
- Snap fastening, mandarin collar
- Each piece is made to order by artisans and can take up to 5 weeks to complete- Due to the unique artisanal techniques used to make this item, patterns may vary slightly from piece to piece.
- Made in Accra, Ghana, shipping from the United States
SIZE, FIT & OPACITY
- Standard sizing
- Lightweight, non-stretchy
- Fits true to size
- Close-fitting at waist
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.
Launched in 2013 by friends and co-founders Abrima Erwiah and Rosario Dawson, Studio 189 focuses on creating one-of-a-kind pieces that harness traditional African textiles with fashion-forward silhouettes. Every piece is made in Ghana, using traditional dyeing techniques such as hand-batiking and indigo. The result is a collection of versatile, city-appropriate garments that celebrates the remarkable craftsmanship of the African diaspora.