Rhoda Ebun in a tassel kimono from an Aso Oke is setting a modern trend with the African Aso-Oke , and it’s chic! The piece synonymous with the ‘Yorubas’ have long been adapted as a traditional wedding attire, worn on special occasions and so on.
The timeless material (Aso Oke) has been around forever, a wardrobe staple common with the Yoruba and has become a ‘killer’ look that’s iconic when styled up and accessorized right.
Aso Oke is a hand loomed woven piece, It’s a ‘traditional style staple’ and celebrity stylist Rhoda Ebun loved for her unique bold looks is setting a trend turning ‘gele‘ into chic styles inspiring modern looks with these (‘Aso-Oke’) pieces turned into chic must haves.
Gone are the days of drab, boring ‘Aso-Oke’ as plain ‘Gele’ or ‘Ipele’ as Rhoda Ebun is making a case with this piece.
So far, she’s turned her Aso Oke pieces into wardrobe staples, a favourite being the chic tassel kimonos and skirts; “So far, I’ve made stylish skirts, duster jackets and dresses out of them.