Products and Fit
What are the tops and bandanas made of?
100% Cotton. The colors and patterns are the result of a multi-step resin-resist dyeing and block-printing technique, known as batik, after the cotton is bleached. The fabric is commonly referred to as wax print or Ankara.
Where is DIOP made?
DIOP works with a small manufacturer in Baltimore, where DIOP was originally founded. The founders now work and live and Detroit.
What size should I get?
If you're in between sizes, have broader shoulders, or larger arms -- we recommend sizing up.
Are your tops unisex?
Our tops are for whomever wants to wear them. The fit tends to be boxier.
What does DIOP mean?
DIOP is the last name of one of our founders Mapate. It's a common patronym from the Cayor region of Senegal, where his father is from. According to Wolof oral tradition, the name actually traces its origins back to present-day Sudan among the Nuer and Dinka people, where it is totemic, referring to the Grey Crowned Crane.
Is this a dashiki?
No, but it sure is inspired by one.
How much is shipping?
We charge a flat rate of $3.99 for all domestic orders. For international orders, we charge a variable amount applied at checkout- usually $10 to $15.
What do you ship your clothes in?
We ship our clothes in a reusable poly-mailer made of 100% recycled content. We are always looking to reduce our ecological footprint.
How long will my order take to arrive?
Domestic orders should arrive in 2 to 4 days. International orders should arrive in 5 to 8 days.
Wash and Care
Machine wash cold. Hang Dry. Iron friendly. Dry clean friendly.
DO NOT TUMBLE DRY WITH HEAT
PLEASE DO NOT TUMBLE DRY WITH HEAT