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Contemporary 'Duality' With Afri Tribe

Afri Tribe's latest 'Duality' collection highlights the duality of the diaspora through style.

The recently launched label Afri Tribe, by Ayo O., seamlessly blends street style-inspired Western looks with Ankara styles. The result is non-cliché, practical, and chic garments as featured in the label's Duality collection. Afri Tribe's collection aims to highlight the duality of the diaspora through style, showcasing what it's like to be African and live outside of the continent, in between two cultures. The lookbook, photographed by Roland Agli, showcases urban, vintage and streetwear appeal. Scroll through our gallery above to view the pictures, see a behind the scenes video below and, if you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #afritribe.


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