by Charles Mombo
The Goree Shop – African custom designer of men and women clothing
Chicago is fortunate to have in its midst one of the most notable names and sort-after African men and women clothing designers, ADAMA BA of The Goree Shop.
Not your average tailor; his custom fashion presents a blend of popular culture and heritage through fabrics. His African-inspired clothing does not only play with African prints; but is sophisticated in a casual manner. An immediate glance at Adama’s work reflects meticulous attention to detail with an understated elegance.
Originating from Senegal in West Africa, Adama opened The Goree Shop in the early 2000s. The Goree Shop is centrally located in the Chicago Hyde Park-Kenwood and Bronzeville neighborhoods – 1122 E. 47th Street, Chicago, IL 60653.
The Goree Shop has a generous selection of imported products including Ankara fabric, African shae butter, kufi caps, mud cloth, African fabric, African dashiki shirts, black soap, Kenta cloth, wax cotton fabric, imported linen, coconut oil, shea lotion, Jamaican Black Castor oil, Fulani, clothing and more at its charming Kenwood store.
The Goree Shop also offers services such as custom tailoring, design, and alteration.
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The Goree Shop
1122 E. 47th Street
Chicago, IL 60653
Monday – Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm
Sundays: 1 pm to 5 pm