“My clothing is a vehicle for being a cultural ambassador between Africa and the West,” declares Walé Oyéjidé, designer and creative director of the Philadelphia apparel company Ikiré Jones.

Read more from our interview with the desiner featured in “Vlisco: African Fashion on a Global Stagehere.

I started out wanting to develop a comic-y coloring style. Then I threw caution to the wind and added a gradient and it was all over from there.


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