Uyi Omorogbe is set to launch his latest collection for his brand at the Banana Republic This February in Manhattan.
NASO is a new fashion label founded by first-generation Nigerian-American Uyi Omorogbe, who has made it a point to place social impact and minimalist design at the center of the brand.
Influenced by African aesthetics and manufactured completely on the continent, the brand is invested in building schools in rural ares of Nigeria, and uses a percentage of its earnings in order to do so, says Omorogbe.
The brand built its first school in the Nigerian village of Urhokuosa, where Omorogbe’s father is from in 2019.
Their collection features clean designs that appear comfortable and functional, with touches of African flair. “We believe that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. We marry Western and African culture to create timeless, minimalist pieces for the fashion-forward global citizen,” says Omorogbe of the designs.
“We take simple shapes and silhouettes and accent them with authentic African textiles, creating looks that are subtle, but catch the eye of everyone in the room.”Uyi Omorogbe