Funke Adepoju, a Nigerian Women’s wear brand recently released a new collection titled “Emotions”. The newest collection is an adire-filled ode to the first half of 2020. An adire is an indigo resist dyed cotton clothe thay were made by women throughout the yorubaland is south-western Nigeria..
According to the brand “The inspiration for the collection comes from the whirlwind of emotions being felt by the society at the moment. The collection is soft, easy and relaxing – a stylish yet therapeutic approach to the year’s event”
The collection consisting of 20 unique sets tells a story with the different expressions of the brand’s muse in recent times. The brand tags the collection “Obinirin asiko lo leko” in Yoruba which translates to English “It’s the lesson of the season”
“The Obinirin asiko lo leko” is unable to go out – yet she still expresses her style, albiet being stuck indoors. The internal emotions she has felt this year are unable to withhold her external style; for her style, like her mind, is external”
Birthed 2008, the women’s ready-to-wear brand is run by Olufunke Adepoju, the creative director of the Nigerian Eponymous brand. From fashion shows to magazines, the brands pieces have been featured on notable runway events and with a wide rage of clientele, the brand shows no sign of slowing down.