Busayo NYC Oba Dress
Busayo started as a belief in the power of color to communicate the personality and nuances of an individual. Our clothes communicate so much about who we are. Growing up in Nigeria, Busayo and wanted to continue to explore her traditions and how they inform the present. The line is focused on bright textiles are such a rich medium to connect the past with the present.
Busayo uses a technique called Adire , which is a traditional Yoruba textile dyeing technique that began in Southwest Nigeria at the turn of the 20th centur. The techniques which involve tie/dye and/or batik allow us to play with color and texture in all sorts of varieties.