Tuesday, 1 May 2012
àlalá by Canadian Nigerian Adejoke Taiwo ; For the Woman who is not afraid to Dream
Adejoké Taiwo is first generation Canadian with roots in Nigeria. She first became interested in creating clothing at age six- from that age there was no stopping her. She attended sewing schools, and art and photography classes throughout her childhood- later on pursuing post secondary education in Costume for Theatre, and obtaining a Bachelor of Design Fashion. Having worked as a costume technician and design assistant, Adejoke had many many excess creative juices flowing; àlalá (the dreamer in Yoruba language)was born. àlalá designs are created for women who are confident, fearless, fashionable, and not afraid to dream.