Marni x Isetan tote bag Made in Kenya (c) Tahir Carl Karmali & ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative

U.Mi-1 (pronounced is a contemporary brand for the modern cool man. It tells a different side of the African fashion story with collections inspired by Nigerian culture, architecture and art. Headed by Nigerian designer Gozi Ochonogor who calls London, Tokyo and Lagos her homes, U.Mi-1 collections are a blend of British tailoring aesthetic with the hallmark of Japanese artisanship and African spirit, delivering innovative designs and quality. Best described as tailoring with a twist, U.Mi-1 focuses on style, comfort and quality with interesting detailing that the wearer discovers anew.

With the Ethical Fashion Initiative, U.Mi-1 participated in the Pitti Immagine Uomo “Generation Africa” show.