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Nkwo

Parachute Dress

$250

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  • Insider Notes

    • Nkwo incorporate traditional local practices into the making of their unique pieces. Case in point: this Parachute Dress hand-dyed by the label’s artisans using time-honored Nigerian techniques. Designed in a loose, bubble-like silhouette, it has an elegant funnel neck, wide batwing sleeves, and a twist-front detail for a flattering effect. The drop waist and ruffled hem enhance its feminine feel, while the adjustable drawstring allows you to temper the oversized fit. Style it with pumps and a clutch for parties, switching to sneakers on the weekend.

      - Button fastening at the back
      - Cotton
      - Created by local artisans using innovative waste-reduction practices, such as recycling and fabric manipulation
      - Made in Abuja, Nigeria, ships from Nigeria

  • SIZE, FIT & OPACITY

    • Lightweight fabric
    • Opaque
    • Loose silhouette
    • Fits true to size
    • Model is 180cm tall and wearing a size S
  • 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.

nigeria

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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