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Photos: Here's What Happened at Daily Paper & Free the Youth's Design Talk for Accra's Young Creatives

Founders of the popular brands discussed all things African streetwear in a conversation facilitated by OkayAfrica and moderator Amarachi Nwosu.

Last week, Amsterdam-based, African-owned streetwear brand Daily Paper and Ghanaian streetwear label Free the Youth held a talk for young creatives at the Mhoseenu design studio in Accra, Ghana.

Moderated by Melanin Unscripted creator Amarachi Nwosu and presented in partnership with OkayAfrica, the design-based conversation explored everything from sustainable practices in manufacturing, to the overall evolution of streetwear globally. The founders of Free the Youth, which was been called Ghana's number one streetwear brand, expanded on how they've been able to build their audience, and shared details about their community-based initiatives.

They event, which took place at the Daily Paper Pop-up Store in Accra last Friday, drew a fashionable and creative-minded crowd ready to partake in a design discussion between West Africa and Europe.

Check out some of the action that took place at the Daily Paper x FYT event below, with photos by Abena Boamah.

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Wizkid Links with African Streetwear Brand Daily Paper for the Limited Edition STARBOY Collection

The capsule collection recently took over the Amsterdam-based flagship store for a 3-day pop-up shop.

Wizkid's STARBOY wave has been actualized through a new capsule collection by African streetwear brand, Daily Paper, The FADER reports.

The limited edition collection comprises of apparel and accessories, including socks, hats, t-shirts and hoodies. According to Daily Paper's announcement on Instagram, the collection is "inspired by both brands' heritage." This collaboration is fitting due to the brand's ethos of translating their diverse African heritage and first-generation upbringing in The Netherlands into authentic, quality tailoring since 2010.

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The Daily Paper x STARBOY collection has also taken over the Amsterdam-based flagship for a 3-day pop-up shop. The line will have more products added as future pop-ups are due to launch in London, Lisbon and Accra.

The collection is available via Daily Paper's website and Instagram.

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