In our interview we discussed his brand manifesto, the use of traditional techniques, and the importance of community. I remember drawing clothes as a child: It’s all I’ve ever wanted to do, making clothes. I was lucky to come from a family who helped foster my talent. I grew up around incredibly stylish people, especially my grandfather, who I lived with as a child. He was always well dressed and groomed. He owned the best quality accessories, immaculately tailored suits, and agbadas (a flowing wide-sleeved robe worn by men in Nigeria for formal occasions). I always admired how confidently he carried himself. He was such a gentleman.