Nigerian-British designer, Mowalola Ogunlesi, has been employed by American rapper and Evangelist, Kanye West, as the creative director of his Yeezy collaborative venture with clothing company, Gap.
The announcement was made on Kanye’s official Twitter handle on June 26 2020.
His tweet read;
“Yeezy gap begins. Mowalola joins as YZY Gap Design Director…,”
Upon confirmation, the 25-year-old fashion designer took to her Instagram page to post an affirmation of the news saying; “Design Director of Yeezy Gap.”
The Lagos-born, London-based designer, came into limelight with her graduate collection from the prestigious Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in 2017.
Her brand has been worn by celebrities such as Kim Kadarshian, Drake, Skepta and Solange Knowles.