Street Style: Traditional With a Twist.

With the advent of social media, it has been really easy to show off creativity to either the admiration or critique of people.

I have gotten to see artists go from regular to full blown limelight in less than 24 hours, a hawker’s life turned around in a matter of days and people showing their following how new styles can be created from the old.

I love the Yoruba traditional wear, especially the full attire for weddings – abetiaje and the likes. But it would be totally impractical to wear that for social events, so I have come to appreciate the way it is being translated to hip and can be looked at as street wear.

For example, this brilliant young man.

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What do you think about the look? Do you like the fusing of traditional wear into our daily outfits?

I personally would love to see an abetiaje in street wear.

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