abacost short sleeved blazer
abacost short sleeved blazer
abacost short sleeved blazer
abacost short sleeved blazer


abacost short sleeved blazer

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  • Abacost short sleeved double breasted blazer
  • The 'abacost' shape originated from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and was promoted under Mobutu Sese Seko regime, as a symbol of breaking with the colonial past. The name Abacost comes from the french contraction 'à bas le costume' (“down with the western suit”)
  • Lined with the 'Abode Santann' printed cotton lining: an Adinkra symbol from Ghana representing the 'all seeing eye', the idea that God is ever present and sees everything
  • Oversized shoulder
  • Shoulder pads
  • Real horn buttons
  • Front pockets with flap
      • The name Nkento {Nn-ken-toh} means women, in Lingala & Kikongo, a Republic Democratic of Congo language
      • Relaxed menswear inspired fit
      • The model is 175cm / 5'9 and wears a size 1
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      - 97.5% CMiA COTTON 2.5% ELASTANE
      - Stretch cotton sateen
      - Fabric sourced in Egypt
      - Printed lining in 100% cotton, sourced in Madagascar
      - Made in Rwanda

      This garment has been produced using the following environmental considerations:

      eco-friendly dyes   water responsible   natural by-product

      As a slow fashion brand we are committed to building a product that is not only socially responsible but is also committed to sustainability.

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      product code:C01024SAN003

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      the art of Adinkra

      Adinkra are symbols that express the culture and beliefs of the Asante people of Ghana. Dating back over 200 years, each symbol represents a meaningful proverb or personal quality. These elegant hieroglyphs have long been used to adorn fabric and decorative objects. A key print in this collection draws on Abode Santann, which depicts the all-seeing eye of the divine and omnipresent creator. We are also inspired by the Akua Ba figurine, a woman-like form that embodies feminine energy and fertility, to create a new take on Adinkra.