Tokyo James

Interview by: Kene Nwatu

Watch the interview with Fashion Designer Tokyo James, and learn more about his take on modern-day fashion, being a designer, the Vlisco&co initiative and the collaboration with Vlisco for the Vlisco&co event Lagos.


For the Vlisco&co collaboration, Tokyo James created the menswear collection called ‘The New Africa’, including two Vlisco innovation fabrics that were used for the first time. Tokyo, created true gentlemen’s wear, transforming Vlisco fabrics into other fabric qualities, by mixing the fabrics with other materials and accurately stitching them together.
Furthermore, together with the works of Abiola Olusola, his creative fashion design was featured in the Afro-futuristic short film ‘An Alien in town’ by Art Director Daniel Obasi.


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