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WEKAFORE 🇳🇬, Nigeria, is fervently based on celebrating and re-incarnating the forgotten glories and sleek tailoring of a bygone era in Lagos and other West African cities. Wekaforé’s design idiom explores the re-interpretation of urban African style prior to colonization and Americanisation. Delicately mixing an array of fabrics and placing subtle feminine elements into comfortably-active ready to wear men's clothing while finding the beauty of masculine femininity within womenswear.

The brand was founded in 2013 by Wekaforé Maniu Jibril (Lagos, Nigeria), in Deira, Dubai.

 

 

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Wekafore

The Wekafore brand was created in-respect to the work of his grandfather who lived and died in the village and never got the chance to see fashion in city life. Fervently based on celebrating and re-incarnating the forgotten glories of that era in Lagos and other west-african cities alike after colonisation. Wekaforé’s design idiom explores on the re-interpretation of urban african style prior to Americanisation. Delicately mixing an array of fabrics and placing subtle feminine elements into comfortably-active ready to wear men's clothing and finding beauty in masculine femininity with womenswear. Retracting black masculinity and femininity in the city life to its early days.
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