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Abisola Yelé Oladeinde : Exploring Fashion and The Yele stitches Story S9E18

Abisola Yelé Oladeinde : Exploring Fashion and The Yele stitches Story

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In this captivating episode of The Truth In This Art, host Rob Lee sits down with the illustrious Nigerian-born fashion designer Abisola Oladeinde, who has made a name for herself in Baltimore's fashion scene. Together, they stitch a narrative that covers Abisola's inspiring journey from her roots in African iconography to her current status as a purveyor of runway chic. Gain insight into her creative process, from the initial inspiration to the meticulous execution of her designs. Abisola also shares the importance of collaboration in crafting her eye-catching collections and discusses the transformative power of fashion on personal confidence and self-expression. Additionally, the conversation delves into her innovative use of chains, adding a bold twist to her latest works. 🎙️👗✨

Episode Highlights:

  • Abisola discusses how African iconography influences her designs and how she incorporates traditional elements into contemporary fashion. (00:02:31 - 00:10:15)
  • A deep dive into Abisola's creative process, from the initial idea to the final product showcased on the runway. (00:10:16 - 00:22:45)
  • Exploring the importance of teamwork and partnerships in bringing a fashion collection to life. (00:22:46 - 00:35:30)
  • Abisola shares her insights on how the right outfit can boost an individual's confidence and help express their identity. (00:35:31 - 00:45:00)
  • An exclusive look into Abisola's innovative use of chains in her latest designs and the challenges and triumphs of this bold choice. (00:45:01 - 00:55:25)
  • Abisola and Rob Lee discuss upcoming projects and final thoughts on the future of fashion and Abisola's brand. (01:05:01 - 01:10:00)

Key Takeaways:

  • Abisola approach showcases the rich cultural heritage of Africa while appealing to modern fashion sensibilities.
  • The journey of design is complex and involves a series of evolutionary steps that culminate in a fashion show.
  • Collaboration is key in fashion design, with teamwork being essential to bring a collection to fruition.
  • Clothing has a significant impact on self-confidence and personal expression.

Social Media:
Instagram: yelestitches

If you've been inspired by Abisola Oladeinde's incredible fashion journey and her unique blend of African iconography with modern style, don't miss out on the opportunity to dive deeper into her world. Visit her website and follow her on social media to stay updated on her latest designs and fashion shows. Your support means everything to creators like Abisola, who are reshaping the fashion landscape with their innovative ideas and dedication to cultural heritage.

But don't stop there! Show your love for the insights and stories shared in this episode by taking a moment to rate and review. Your feedback not only helps us grow but also encourages more fascinating conversations like this one.

🌟And if you want to play a part in bringing more of these engaging discussions to life, consider supporting our Patreon. Your contribution keeps the show running and allows us to continue highlighting the journeys of remarkable individuals like Abisola. So, head over to our Patreon page and become a part of our community today. Together, let's celebrate the transformative power of fashion and creativity! 🌟👏🌍

This program is supported (in part) by a grant from the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation.

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Original music by Daniel Alexis Music with additional music from Chipzard.

Episode illustration by Alley Kid Art.

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Creators and Guests

Rob Lee
Rob Lee
The Truth In This Art is an interview series featuring artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in & around Baltimore.
Abisola Yelé Oladeinde
Abisola Yelé Oladeinde
Chief Fashion Officer of Yele LLC | Afrofuturism in Luxury Fashion | As Featured in Essence & Yahoo News | Visa's She's Next 2023 Recipient


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