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Etu Evans: Saving our Soles
By Nana Nkweti
 Throughout Africa, clothing is a visual dialect conveying the mores of society: the prestige of the wearer, religion, marital status, age or gender. In Yoruba culture, etu is a rich blue aso oke hand-loom woven cloth. Carrying the name of this father of all cloths, it is no wonder that Etu Evans, 34 year old design wunderkind, fulfilled the promise of his prescient naming. As head designer o...
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