Kenyan designer turns heads in Harlem

Jamhuri Wear proprietor Jeffrey Kimathi displays some of his T-shirts emblazoned with images of famous blacks. Faces of US president Barack Obama (left) and African statesman Nelson Mandela are common on his cloth line. Photo/KEVIN KELLEY

Jamhuri Wear, a collection of street clothing designed by a Kenyan living in New York, is becoming a popular brand in Harlem and in other urban neighbourhoods worldwide.

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