The Yala Vest by Malian brand Awa Meité cuts a striking silhouette with its dramatic puffed sleeves and vibrant hand-dyed print. It's made from cotton woven using traditional techniques and sewn with an open front that can be folded at the neck to create a lapel effect. Follow the label's styling cues and cinch yours at the waist with a leather belt.
- Long puff sleeves, round neck, open front
- Each piece is made to order by artisans and can take up to 1 week to complete
- Sustainably and ethically crafted, employing local craft and preserving traditional techniques
- Made in Bamako, Mali, ships from Mali
SIZE, FIT & OPACITY
- Midweight, non-stretchy fabric
- Oversize silhouette
- Fits true to size
- Model is 180cm tall and wearing a size M (FR)
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.
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.