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#MyChicAfrica: Kente Gentlemen la marque qui donne un souffle nouveau au pagne tissé. Aristide Loua, jeune créateur Ivoirien à la tête de la marque Kente Gentlemen s’est donné mission de : “ Donner un souffle nouveau au pagne tissé en réalisant des créations assez contemporaines à l’aide de matières dites traditionnelles”.

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OkayAfrica

First Look: Kente Gentlemen’s Latest Collection, ‘Sodade’, is a Vivid Ode to Emotion. Ivorian designer Aristide Loua shares his newest, colorful kente threads with OkayAfrica.

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Nataal

[Aristide] decided to launch his brand, Kente Gentlemen, in April 2017, with a focus on handwoven fabric from craftsmen near the Ivorian cities of Yamoussoukroa and Korogho. His men's tailoring draws a sharp, modern silhouette with just the right dose of panache, courtesy of pink or blue vertical stripes.

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More Mikara

[MIKARA] What is your favorite part about being a designer? Creating? [Aristide] It's to see something that you dreamed about literally come to life. From sketch to crafting, and finally admiring the final product. It makes everything seems possible.

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Precious Magazine

GQ Best Dressed Men 2018, Salomon DucDubois featured in Precious Magazine, while sporting Kente Gentlemen's Hibiscus, double breasted suit jacket.

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