Is it time for an Adire Patent?

There are apparently Ifa verses relating to the creation of our Hand Dyed Adire Indigo technique, Our ancestors made and wore Adire , first dyeing indigenous fabric like kijipa with indigo dye from homegrown  plants, and later dyeing wants you to know

It's one of the most iconic Adire patterns, the osupa (moon) or cycle of life pattern, modelled below as part of Ade Bakare's Ready to Wear collection. The Osupa (moon) pattern or Cycle of Life pattern is created by

Astonishing Aso Oke

Designer Seyi Amao. Aso Oke , handwoven on looms in Western Nigeria, beloved indigenous fabric of  the Yorubas, is twisted,  clipped, stitched and glued into fabulous hats The Sissy Remi collection  is made up of different types of Aso Oke

Iwo Relaunches Its Aso Oke

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I came across this exciting article recently, regarding the Bank of Industry's endeavours to boost production of local fabrics in Yoruba land. What was interesting is that, one , I didn't know that cotton was still produced (somewhere)

Yoruba Textile History

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Between the African history of Egyptians splendidly attired in flowing robes and some modern day African cultures which have either dispensed completely with wearing clothes or likely have never worn them, where did the Yoruba of old fall? Yoruba culture