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Ajoke: A modern take on the classic empire line

Regular price $5,000.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $5,000.00 USD
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Be the Empress Josephine of your own wedding party. A classic silhouette that flatters the curves of your body. The Watteau train is there for the formal parts of your ceremony and when detached this dress is perfect for the elegance of your reception.

2-piece ensemble. Tulle and Lace gown with stretch charmeuse underlay. Fitted bodice with integral corset. Draped along the top with an appliqué brooch at the center front leading to gathered off the shoulder strap sleeves. Fitted trumpet skirt gently flaring out into a puddle train. Detachable Watteau Tulle train flowing to a cathedral length train with Lace appliqués.

Unsure about fit, styling or has this gown inspired some thoughts of your own? All Kosibah gowns are customisable. Why not book an online consultation with the designer to discuss options?

This gown is called Ashake, one of a set of words for precious gifts meaning "Cherish" in the Yoruba language of Nigeria in West Africa. It's part of the Aseyori Eji ("Triumph over adversity - take two") collection - created by the team at Kosibah to celebrate emergence from the 2020 pandemic.


Please see our fitting guidelines for standard sizes.

Delivery times

Please note that all wedding gowns are made to order. Gowns are ready for dispatch 12 weeks after order. Wedding gowns usually require alterations - you will need to find a local seamstress to make those alterations.

Please note that depending on availability, exact detailing (e.g. lace patterns) may differ from the photos. If this is the case, we will contact you to make sure you are happy with the alternative proposed.

Wedding dress orders are final and, because they are made to order, are not returnable.