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BNS: Why did you start your line ?
I started Russell Solomon, because I deeply yearned to express myself as a teenager without necessarily using words, but most importantly because I’ve always needed an avenue to create and influence.
BNS: Who is your favourite celebrity or influencer to work with?
My Favourite celebrity has been Festus Ezeli, Nigerian born US based NBA player, we have a smooth and perfect work flow. Also, I would include Patoranking. I would love to work with Beyoncé (We almost worked at the Global Citizen Festival in South Africa), Wizkid and Luka Sabbat.
BNS: How would you describe your label?
Sartorial Edgy, with a sprinkle of street and earth elements.
BNS: What do you believe should be the foundation of every person’s wardrobe?
White Shirt/T-Shirt, a must have.
BNS: Who is the Russell Solomon client?
Confident ,fashion forward experimental Millennials/Gen-Z.
BNS: Where do you get style inspiration?
Sculptural works, antique works, earth elements and forms.
BNS: Where can we purchase pieces from the brand?
In Abuja (2a Anambra crescent off Nile Street Maitama.) Abuja (Duplex 05, Mabushi Ultramodern Market, Jahi District, Abuja.)
Lagos ( 20, Kafayat street off Fola osibo Lekki phase 1, Lagos) Also on, www.rsl.fashion and www.heritagecircle.com
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