Established at a point when the founder Olatoun Jolaoso was pregnant with her daughter and now 4 years down the road, and Petit Tribe has become the first childrenswear brand to be selected for the coveted Vogue Italia X Yoox.com ‘The Next Talents’. The talents chosen this year are the result of careful selection on the part of Vogue Italia and Yoox.com. Just eleven designers, selected from around the world will have the opportunity to showcase their upcoming collections during Milan Fashion Week. Sara Maino, Senior Editor Vogue Italia and Editor Vogue Talents, says “Petit Tribe has a fresh vision of kidswear, bringing African tradition to modern daywear”.
Petit Tribe’s founder, Olatoun Jolaoso—in a statement states that—”Petit Tribe is thrilled to be part of Vogue Talent 2016. Our aesthetic is print led luxury contemporary childrenswear with an African heart; our mission is to bring something new to the childrenswear market and it is exciting to have this recognised by tastemakers – Vogue Italia and Yoox.”