R.Legacy // ALEXANDER GIBBSON: “BREAKING BARRIERS IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY”

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R.LEGACY

"It’s all about understanding your strengths
and analyzing in which ways you can help
contribute and elevate projects. I know that
me being outgoing is a strength of mine."

REFLECTING ON YOUR CHILDHOOD, WERE THERE ANY SPECIFIC MOMENTS OR INFLUENCES THAT DICTATED WHERE YOUR CAREER IS NOW?

My mother was definitely one. It’s funny because as I’ve grown up, I’ve realized that I’ve become her to a degree. She’s super into fashion. We’re Nigerian and that influences the way that we digest fashion. Every Nigerian is a fashion designer in a sense, because of the way that African clothing is made. They’re all custom made. So we’re coming up with original designs of what we’re wearing. That’s always been apart of the culture. Creating designs was something that was really special to my mom...

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WHEN I’M TRYING TO ALIGN MY CAREER IN THE DIRECTION THAT I WANT IT TO GO IN, I THINK ABOUT WHAT TRULY GIVES ME THE MOST ABSOLUTE JOY AND I TRY TO FIND JOBS THAT ALLOW ME TO DO THOSE THINGS.”
— Alexander-Julian Gibbson
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