A Bright 'Discovery' With Asakeoge

UK-based Nigerian label Asakeoge bright Discovery' collection, designed by Asake Agoro.

UK-based Nigerian label Asakeoge recently unveiled their latest Discovery collection for Spring/Summer 14. Inspired by female political icons like Rosa Parks and Queen Yaa Asantewa of Ghana, designer Asake Agoro creates a wide range of bright garments that are meant to represent courage and steadfast determination. Asakeoge's well-tailored pieces enhance the female silhouette with their attractive shapes, elegant lines and bold prints. Scroll through our gallery to view the photographs and if you want to talk about it, tweet @okayafrica with #asakeoge.

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