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Style Vitae

Kente Gentlemen is an Ivorian brand that would satisfy the need of every African man that is in tune with culture and seeks to look the part in a modern way. The brand name suggests that it strictly attends to the fashion needs of men but not to worry ladies, there are pieces for you!

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Afrique Magazine

Aristide Loua, le gentleman afropolitan. Partagé entre les États-Unis et la Cote d’Ivoire, ce jeune designer s’inspire de sa vie de tous les jours pour dessiner ses vêtements, qui mélangent coupes occidentales et tissus artisanaux.

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LaLibre.be

Mahir Guven, winner of the Prix Première, and finalist for the Prix Médicis, for his debut novel « Grand Frère » shares his convictions as a writer, during the award ceremony and press conferences, while sporting Kente Gentlemen’s very own Tradi-Jacket III.

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ELLE

Kente Gentlemen, la marque afro-moderne. Lancée en 2017 par Aristide Loua, jeune ivoirien résidant aux États-Unis, Kente Gentlemen est une marque de prêt-à porter-masculine confectionnée à partir de textile Africain dans des coupes ultra-Modernes. Des pièces de vêtements uniques aux allures afro-modernes qu’on pourrait emprunter au dressing masculin.

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OkayAfrica

Top 10 African Menswear Designers You Need To Know About. Launched this year by its Ivoirian founder, Aristide Loua, Kente Gentlemen boasts a “poetic, colorful, and cultural universe.” With his premiere collection, he explores both color and the use of Baoulé wax material in making shorts, shirts, vests, and sweaters. His work is inspired by voyages and an exploration of heritage.

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