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Folasade Adeoso Is Loud And Proud With Her '1953' Collection

Browse through our gallery of Folasade Adeoso's latest '1953' collection of headwraps, totes, and clutches.

Nigerian artist/designer Folasade Adeoso had already impressed us with her contemporary digital art and unabashed love for Destiny's Child. Adeoso, who recently opened her first pop-up shop and art reception, Folasade x 1953 Presents...Osun, is back to knock us out with her accessories line 1953. Her 1953 lookbook, shot by Brooklyn-based photographer Dex R. Jones, shows off handmade printed headwraps, bright totes and clutches against vibrant pink, green and orange backgrounds. Folasade's stated that 1953 references the year her father was born in Nigeria and her accessories collection, specifically her bright printed head wraps, reminds her of home. "I then realized that I could share how head-wraps made me feel with other women," she mentions, "It’s not just a piece of fabric. It’s a piece of my home."


Adeoso encourages women to wrap in their own unique style and hopes to eventually incorporate head wrapping in schools in Nigeria. Most of the prints on her headwraps and bags are abstract, with the exception of one brown and yellow tote with a large, flower-like design emblazoned across it. Needless to say the collection isn't exactly for the faint of heart, but any person bold enough to rock it will be satisfied for the fall and winter.

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Zambian President Edgar Lungu Collapses During Televised Ceremony

Secretary to Cabinet, Simon Miti confirmed that the head of state experienced sudden dizziness during a commemoration ceremony in Lusaka on Sunday.

"His Excellency the President of The Republic of Zambia Dr Edgar Changwa Lungu, this afternoon experienced sudden dizziness while officiating the 45th Defence Force Day Commemoration and Investiture Ceremony. His Excellency recovered immediately and walked to the official car and returned to his residence at The State House," said Secretary to Cabinet Simon Miti in a statement.

This is not the first time the 64-year-old has collapsed during a public engagement. In 2015 President Lungu was rushed to hospital after collapsing during a Women's Day event, according to a report by The Mail and Guardian. After being discharged from Maina Soko Military Hospital in his home country, he was forced to receive specialist treatment in neighbouring South Africa.

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