Kanye West announced a new partnership with GAP last week and it is now revealed the Nigerian-British designer will be the director of Kanye West’s new collaborative venture after she confirmed it on her Instagram.
Mowalola Ogunlesi burst into the fashion scene after she graduated from Central Saints College of Arts and Design in 2017 then launched her debut collection Psychedelic which featured heavy materials of a roadside Lagos gas station mixed with tight leather garments.
Ogunlesi then made her London fashion week debut in 2019 where her aesthetics was typified by leather cutout tops and vibrant patterns.
Her collections has been seen on international music act like Drake,Solange Knowles,Skepta,Kelela,Steve Lacy and recently Kanye with his famous family on father’s day .
Mowalola Ogunlesi’s grandmother started a womenswear brand in Nigeria the 80s and her parents were both designers.