London Now: Duro Olowu Boutique
You just don’t stumble on Duro Olowu’s boutique, it is a “secret" destination, tucked in Masons Yard, St James’s, this tiny colorful eclectic treasure trove is full, not only of Duro’s clothes and textiles but also curiosities, jewelry, books, cushions and art.
Duro Olowu is a Nigerian-born, London-based fashion designer. He is best known for his innovative combinations of patterns and textiles that draw inspiration from his international background. Much loved by such clients as: Michelle Obama, Solange Knowles, and Iris Apfel. In 2005 he won "New Designer of the Year" at the British Fashion Awards, the first designer in history to win without ever showing a runway presentation.
Duro Olowu - Making and Un Making
The catalogue for the exhibition Duro Olowu - Making and Un Making, curated by celebrated fashion designer/curator Duro Olowu at the Camden Arts Centre the exhibition explored the rituals of making that underpin an artists work, from Bauhaus jewelry and West African textiles to contemporary portraiture and sculpture.