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11 Jul
Adire is a resist-dyed cloth produced and worn by the Yoruba people of southwestern Nigeria in West Africa. The Yoruba label Adire, which means "tied and dyed," was first applied to indigo-dyed cloth decorated with resist patterns around the turn of the twentieth century. GuardianTV takes a look at the art and fashion of Adire.
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A 29-year-old Nigerian, Olayemi Samson, is working on a piece for his latest collection of outwear. And the collection is raincoat made from polyethene waste.

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