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27 Feb
Many countries in Africa have regional unique ways of dressing. These styles are known to be the products of long-lasting textile craft in weaving (hand weaving), dyeing, and printing. This is because African traditional clothing is diverse and differs from country to country. Overtime, the westernised style of dressing has all been incorporated into African…
11 Dec 2021
It was a celebration of the beauty of cultural attires as this year’s African Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN), merged with Queen Moremi Ajasaro (QMA) beauty pageant, held at Ile-Ife Osun State on December 5, 2021.
26 Sep 2021
Tunde Owolabi, quit his day job to embrace Africa’s gift of Aso-oke, and is steadily attracting African culture enthusiasts. In this interview with the Guardian Life, he talks about his drive, how Aso-oke chose him and what makes it special to him. A not-so-little birdie told us that Ethnik was inspired by your love for…
26 Sep 2021
Cotton is a major cash crop that has considerable social and economic importance to Nigeria and other countries of the world. Among the Yorubas’ (one of the major ethnic groups in Nigeria), cotton is hand-processed to make thread which, along with other kinds of fabrics, is used to make Aso-Oke. It is said that cloth…
14 Sep 2020
Craft and Arts are a core aspect of any culture. The mastery in any craft shows the skill and experience the craftsman have acquired over time. Although there is a general decline in traditional craft, there are still a few resilience craftsmen operating in Nigeria. Most of these traditional work has remained unchanged, except that…
5 Oct 2019
The pedigree of interior designs goes beyond a one-way street space décor, it is a combination of blending elements of visual artworks with custom touches that not only embodies elegance and comfort, but also appeals to your mood and style, whilst depicting your background, history, and ethnicity aesthetically.
22 Oct 2017
Ono Bello, Dotun, Soma, Ketchup and a host of other favourite celebrities attended Amaros’ exhibition of art and photography, which held recently at Red Door Art Gallery, Victoria Island, Lagos, where Tunde Owolabi showcased the...
7 Oct 2017
The sheer patronage that aso-ebi now enjoys has made it a money-spinning venture, especially for its sellers and designers. A trader, Chidinma Onyemachi, told The Guardian that most people spend more money on aso-ebi than other things.
7 Oct 2017
From traditional marriages to weddings, birthday parties, festivals, thanksgiving services, corporate and society events, aso-ebi has become a phenomenon in this part of the world.
14 Nov 2016
He said the Senate was considering the use of local fabric “Aso-Oke” as material for school pupils’ caps and cardigans to provide large number of jobs and generate enough revenue.
13 Aug 2016
We have put together basic steps in wardrobe arrangement to guide you and if you follow these steps religiously, you’re already 90% on your way to achieving the closet of your dreams.

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