Oba Sabon Gari Statement Maxi Dress

The print reminds me of my childhood, with vivid memories of bustling mornings in Sabon Gari, Kano. This dress is more than just clothing—it's a celebration of freedom and the vibrant spirit of a hometown brought to life by the morning calls of roaming cockerels. 

This maxi dress is made from 100% cotton and promises breathability and comfort without sacrificing style. The fabric is soft and comfortable, and the deadstock is responsibly sourced from India, underscoring our commitment to sustainable fashion practices.

Design Details

  • Fully fitted smocked bodice: Accents your silhouette, providing a snug, flattering fit that adapts to your body shape.
  • Elegant silhouette with statement sleeves: Add a touch of sophistication, enhancing the dress's overall appeal and providing a modern twist on traditional design.
  • Practical tie at the back: Allows for adjustable shoulder comfort, ensuring the dress fits perfectly across different body types.


This dress is designed to seamlessly transition from a casual daytime look to an elevated evening ensemble, making it a versatile addition to any wardrobe. Whether you are attending a morning market or an evening event, the Oba Sabon Gari Maxi Smocked Dress stands out with its unique blend of comfort and style.

Care Instructions

Cold hand wash is recommended to maintain the quality and longevity of the fabric.

Have you measured yourself correctly?

Our sizes are different from high-street stores. Please measure yourself with a tape measure before ordering. Our measurements relate to the size of our clothes, so for a good fit you should check that your measurements are less. 

These model measurements can help you choose the right size for the best fit and comfort.
India is 5'6" tall, chest 34" and waist 28".
Nora is 5'8" tall, chest 38" and waist 30".
Tomoe is chest 34" and waist 33" is 5.6" tall

  XS- S M - L
Chest (Relaxed) 24" 26" 28"
Chest (Extended) 36" 38" 40"
Length 56" 56" 56"



2 reviews

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Stunning dress

This is such a great dress. I bought the longer length and it is amazing. The smocked bodice is very flattering, and the long skirt makes the whole piece a statement outfit.

Agatha Baskerville
The best and most beautiful dress….

Hands down the best and most beautiful dress I own. It’s just stunning, so flattering on and I feel wonderful in it. The sleeves make it a real statement piece. Love the print, it’s quirky without being cartoony and I’m so pleased I decided to go for it. I already know this won’t be my last investment! Thank you so much.

Thank you so so much.

Grace x