Posts tagged with ‘OkayAfrica’

  • Cool Tees Thursdays: OkayAfrica

     

    Following on from our post about Nike Davies-Okundaye, this weeks cool tee is from OkayPlayer and from her workshop by designer Yomi Tiamiyu.

    Using traditional Yoruba dye techniques involving native grown indigo, cassava paste, and a chicken feather (as a brush), these shirts communicate with their symbols. Talking Drum patterns indicate the spirit of communication. Kola Nut patterns remind us of the kola nut blessing – while the beginning is bitter, in the end it is sweet. As the fabrics are hand dyed each t-shirt is inevitably unique!

    The Adire Talking Shirt is available over on OkayAfrica.

     

     

    By in Cool Tees Thursday