Fabric sourcing is a bitch!! Yeah I said it. Have you ever gone fabric shopping? If yes, you can relate with what I just said. If you've never gone fabric shopping, SWERVE!! and just continue reading. Before a cloth is made for a customer, choosing fabrics for the clothing item is arguably the most important … Continue reading FABRIC SOURCING IS A BITCH!
I finished from uni around September last year and I was quite fortunate to almost get a job almost instantly. I interned roughly a year earlier with Nigerian luxury womenswear brand,EJIRO AMOS TAFIRI(which was an amazing time that I intend to blog about sometime later). I got a call back thankfully by the creative director.It … Continue reading How i started my personal textile design studio
For a long time I had a very flourishing relationship with black.I mean who wouldn't? The default color that was not just fool proof,it is fail proof,'fuck up proof'(allow small French abeg), and even 'embarrass your ancestors' proof. I mean,i could never go wrong with black. Another reason why I loved black was(and please you … Continue reading Why you should trust other colors that are not black aka you too can color block
Hello everyone Let me start by saying thank you to YOU.Yes you reading this post like now now.Thank you for always clicking on my links and finding time to read my posts.YOU are the reason I keep creating content even on days when I don't feel like it or when I feel like not blogging … Continue reading My week was Methuselah aka seek progress not perfection
Had a very grueling week.Brain drain,physical drain and emotionally I have had my fair share of jabs. Real life is sure giving me its fair share of lessons.I am learning by the day,however hard it may seem. . Work eats into the entirety of my days but because the goals I have are higher than … Continue reading Surface pattern/prints aka the keke inspo week
Let me start by confessing my utmost love for this designer's name,RÈ. 'Re' is by far one of the coolest names for a fashion brand I have heard or seen.Concise,simple and Somewhat complex,leaving more for you to imagine. . Sometimes as creatives, we just believe that the best designs have to be the most complex,churned … Continue reading Rè aka Sneaker-fied aaka there is genius in simplicity
Few that really know me know how much I love prints like cray.It is probably a 'by force' by product that comes with studying Textiles in Uni. There is this somewhat orgasmic (i finally used the word.Been looking for a sentence it would fit into*winks*) feeling I get about prints that words would not suffice … Continue reading ‘Lisa Folawiyo’ aka More is more