BLOKE is under the creative direction of Faith Oluwajimi. BLOKE is not just a label with a penchant for knitwear and well thought out garments it’s also a community of people who are spiritually conscious, art lovers, unconventional with an African identity. BLOKE was established as an independent brand in 2013 based in Lagos, Nigeria . BLOKE is an androgynous label that designs well thought out garments that is Quirky, and Artsy with a masculine meets feminine Aesthetic. It is a brand which continually explores the possibilities for the creation of knitted garments, and not only.
More recently, the brand has been gathering a lot of following from press and notable fashion editors such as Elisa Zaccanti, Sara Maino, Jan Hoek etc and has also been featured on international press such as Vogue Italia, Business of Fashion, Pansy Mag, L’Officiel Italia, WGSN, Hunger Magazine, Native Magazine, Nataal Media, Vice Nederland amongst many others.
The Brand was recently chosen as one of the 200 Fashion Brands changing Fashion globally by Vogue Talents and Vogue Italia. Also featured as one of the African Brands to be discovered in a Vogue Italia spread by Selena Olivia “AFRICAN FASHION: between styles, Fabrics, and Designers to be discovered”.
The Brand also won the maiden edition of EMERGE ALARA and a finalist of the LAGOS FASHION WEEK Fashion Focus 2018 competition.