Who: Buki Akib
What: Unapologetically fashion forward menswear that answers the question: what would traditional African menswear look like in the Armageddon?
Why: To say Akib’s collection stands out is an understatement. The Central St. Martins graduate infuses her menswear with an angst and virility that explodes into a cacophony of fur patchwork coats, high waist patchwork pants and sheer oxford shorts. In her latest collection, named after famed Nigerian singer/activist Fela Kuti, Akib treats her customers to more wearable versions of her debut line that nevertheless maintain the designer’s vibrant vision.
Where: Log on to www.bukiakib.com for an updated lists of stockists.