Locally made in the ancient town of Abeokuta, this indigenous fabric has commanded global appeal. From the former First Lady of USA – Michelle Obama, to popular Nigerian artiste – Adekunle Gold, Adire appeals to fashion lovers from all over the world.
Adire is commonly made by the people of Egbaland in Ogun State. “Adire” means “tie and dye”. A material designed with wax-resist methods that will produce patterned designs in a dazzling array of tints and hues.
Here’s a peek into how the fabric is made: Not a lot of video but a sneak peek into what goes on at the backend!