American rapper, Kanye West has appointed Nigerian-British designer, Mowalola Ogunlesi, as the creative director of his Yeezy collaborative venture with clothing company, Gap.

The 25-year-old Mowalola Ogunlesi, is a graduate of Central Saint Martins, London.She was one of six designers chosen by British Vogue to dress fashion doll, Barbie, in their signature style in honour of the doll’s 60th anniversary in September 2019.

Kanye West made the announcement on his Twitter page on Friday. He tweeted,

“Yeezy gap begins. Mowalola joins as YZY Gap Design Director…,”

Mowalola Ogunlesi also took to her Instagram page to give an update on the appointment. She wrote;


 “Design Director of Yeezy Gap.”
Her designs have been worn by celebrities like Kim Kadarshian, Drake, Skepta and Solange Knowles.

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