Africa

    • “Orange culture is a men’s wear label,” says designer Oke-Lawal. “… and it’s the quirkiest men’s label you can think of in Africa.” (Courtesy Orange Culture)
    • Oke-Lawal wants a brand that “speaks volumes in that … you know that it’s Orange Culture.” (Photo Courtesy Orange Culture)
    • Abebayo Oke-Lawal’s goal is to create a niche in men’s fashion “all over the world and representing my countrymen to the fullest.” (Photo Courtesy Orange Culture)
    • “Orange represents the sort of a person who has different interests or interests that don’t particularly pertain to the norm,” Oke-Lawal says. (Photo Courtesy Orange Culture)
    • “We definitely produce clothes for a man who is adventurous, colorful, and loves to express himself,” says Ake-Lawal. (Photo Courtesy Orange Culture)
    • “An Orange Culture boy or girl is someone … who takes a risk with his life or her life,” says designer Oke-Lawal. (Photo Courtesy Orange Culture)

    Bold African Designs for Fashion World

    Kwame Ofori

    Published January 24, 2014

    Young designer in Lagos chooses bold colors and quirky cuts to gather world attention


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