By Oluwatoyin Adeleye
Nigerian fashion brand, Tokyo James is a classy brand that seeks to provide simplicity with an edge. With classy suits and androgynous designs, the Tokyo James brand is for the modern man.
Tokyo James is a British Nigerian Designer and Creative Director.
Whilst studying Mathematics at Queen Mary University London, Tokyo James began his Creative Career as a young fashion stylist in London, working for various international publications, as well as directing digital campaigns for brands such as Brioni, Issey Miyake and Puma Black Label.
With years of experience under his belt, James launched his digital monthly publication, Rough UK, an authoritative, unapologetic voice with a penchant for strong visual imagery.
Rough expanded to Rough Italia and Rough New York after its successful run in the UK.
The Tokyo James fashion brand was born in Lagos, Nigeria when the Creative Director relocated to the burgeoning African fashion capital.
With emphasis on traditional techniques and clean lines the brand owes its core competence to the designer’s philosophy – creating and living your individuality.
Earlier this year, Tokyo James covered Guardian Life, where he spoke about ‘Becoming Tokyo James’.
Now, we are set to give out a Tokyo James vintage suit on day 3 of the Accelerate Christmas giveaway, raise your hand if you want one – then hurry to our social media pages to participate in the competition.
Check out offerings from Tokyo James in the slides above.
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