|1981 is a contemporary Ghanaian fashion brand founded/ launched in 2012 by Nana K. Brenu, a Ghanaian fashion designer based in Milan.|
An alumni of the prestigious Parsons School of Design and Istituto Marangoni,
He has designed for renowned brands such as Mila Schön and Ports 1961.
1981 was conceived as an intellectual creative exercise exploring the relationship between contrasting views and perspectives in a modern setting.
Inspiration is drawn from the geometric aesthetics of Ghanaian traditional symbols and art, modern design and architecture combined with Italian craftsmanship with emphasis on fit, comfort and ease of wear.
In its essence, 1981 brand’s sensibility is echoed through CONTRADICTION, achieved by using contrasting materials, textures and cut, while exploring contrasting ideas and themes.