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January 10, 2023

SPECIAL: Influx of cheap, bogus Chinese adire threatens major Nigerian tribe’s livelihood, tradition

As the hand-crafted indigo-dyed material gradually elicits interest of high-fashion — including from Michelle Obama and Jay-Z — the Chinese are flooding streets with its knockoffs.

A composite of Chinese industrial printed adire, handcrafted and Oluwatosin Adeleye used to illustrate the story