PHILOSOPHY AND WORK
BOBBY KOLADE was a Berlin-based womenswear label by Greta Thaysen and Bobby Kolade. Launched in 2013 with a series of coats made of Ugandan bark cloth, the brand was closed after three years in business.
Bobby Kolade relocated to his hometown Kampala, Uganda in 2018. He co-hosts the Ugandan podcast series VINTAGE OR VIOLENCE and is launching a new brand in Kampala in 2022.
Greta Thaysen lives and works in Berlin.
- The Woolmark International Prize, Antwerp 2015 – Finalist
- Shenzhen Day Prize, Shenzhen, 2013 – New Star Award, awarded in conjunction with UNESCO Creative Cities Network
- Start Your Fashion Business, Berlin, 2013 – First Prize, awarded by the Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises