POP-UP: XII Glover
— 17 Feb 2020, 15:43 by Daniel Dear
XII Glover have opened their new pop-up store at BOXPARK Shoreditch.
We caught up with them to learn more about their fashion brand...
Tell us about who you are and what you do?
We are a collective of creatives and designers focused on urban fashion that represents the African millennials. Based in of the cultural melting pot Lagos, we seek to empower the African youth through events, cultural exchanges, panel discussions and fashion shows. XII was the brainchild of our silent investor and partner 'Mrs O' as we call her. Our current team consists of Adora Salleras and Dede Jemide. Adora growing up between Lagos and Paris draws on her influences from both cities to create our last collection entitled A Dozen Facades collection. Dede Jemide, the self taught graphic savant, designs our visual system. We also have Ife Bakare who handles the business side of things and partnerships.
Which song best sums up your brand?
Dey Go Hear Wehh by PrettyboyDO.
What can we expect from your stay at BOXPARK?
Guaranteed Vibes 100%! A breath of fresh air and originality. We are bringing XII to Boxpark and the wider London community. We are looking to meet other creatives and potential brands to partner with. The world is becoming increasingly global and BP gives a platform to showcase our artistry to people from all walks of life.
Which piece from your current collection is your favourite?
The See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil Tee in black
What’s the best reason to come to Shoreditch for a shopping spree?
You are going to find one of a kind merchandise, meet cool and unique individuals as well as encounter a large variety of personal style and expression.
What’s your top Shoreditch tip?
Be open minded and ready to meet new people, cultures and experiences!
What does the future hold for your brand?
We are looking to grow our community step by step. XII Glover is going to be a global brand representing those interested in the African street culture. We will open spots in all the major cities around the wold with London and New York in the immediate future. Its a long journey but we have what it takes to get there. We are also growing alongside the next generation of African creatives and influencers like Rema, Ashley Okoli, Odunsi, Santi and many more.