Mowalola Ogunlesi

Fashion Designer

Mowalola Ogunlesi is a fashion designer and heads up her namesake label Mowalola. She is a menswear and print graduate from Central Saint Martins, and debuted her graduate collection titled Psychedelic at the Central Saint Martins Press Show in May 2017. The collection was mainly influenced by Nigerian psychedelic rock, and her pan-African approach to design is a celebration of culture, sexuality and desires. 

The Mowalola brand made its London Fashion Week debut as part of Fashion East for A/W 19 and in 2019, NOW Gallery hosted Ogunlesi's first solo exhibition Silent Madness. In June 2020, Ogunlesi was appointed design director of Kanye West's brand Yeezy.

Mowalola Ogunlesi is a fashion designer and heads up her namesake label Mowalola. She is a menswear and print graduate from Central Saint Martins, and debuted her graduate collection titled Psychedelic at the Central Saint Martins Press Show in May 2017. The collection was mainly influenced by Nigerian psychedelic rock, and her pan-African approach to design is a celebration of culture, sexuality and desires. 

The Mowalola brand made its London Fashion Week debut as part of Fashion East for A/W 19 and in 2019, NOW Gallery hosted Ogunlesi's first solo exhibition Silent Madness. In June 2020, Ogunlesi was appointed design director of Kanye West's brand Yeezy.

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