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Silk Guipure Rain Adire Dress

Maki Oh

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Maki Oh Silk Guipure Rain Adire Dress / short-sleeve dress / notch lapel / button closure at front / back vent / made with "adire" organic hand dyeing and painting technique from Nigeria using natural indigo leaves / 100% cotton / 100% silk / made in Lagos, Nigeria

 

Traditional Nigerian clothing was once literally used to communicate: in carrying on that tradition, Amaka Osakwe is as much the author of her pieces as their designer. Produced using organic dyes and fabrics, Maki Oh’s pieces sustain not just the environment, but a fading tradition: the technique of Adire-dying, native to Nigeria.