Category Archives: Biographies

OB Designer Focus: Cynthia Abila Is The Designer Celebrating The Value Of The African Woman

After making her runway debut at the 2018 Lagos Fashion Week, Cynthia Abila is the Abuja-based Nigerian designer that should be on your radar right now and (maybe) forever. Cynthia who is the creative director of her own eponymous brand, Cynthia Abila started her venture for the travelling woman that loves to explore the diverse culture of worlds beyond…

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OB Designer Focus: Mowalola Ogunlesi Of Mowalola

While you might not instantly recognize the name, Mowalola Ogunlesi, it’s definitely one worth knowing and celebrating. The pioneering non-profit initiative cultivating London-based Nigerian talent is not only redefining and dressing UK’s cultural revolution but she’s also an advocate of pan-Africanism. According to her website bio, Mowalola is mainly inspired by Nigerian psychedelic rock which is evident…

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OB Deisgner Focus: Olajumoke Ademilua Of O’milua

In a country that the fashion industry is fast becoming one of the most viable sectors of the economy, O’milua is one of the talented labels captivating audiences with its cultural elegance. Founded by Olajumoke Ademilu, O’milua is a contemporary fashion brand based in Lagos, inspired by African art, culture and History. Their designs depict a rich African…

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OB Designer Focus: Studio IMO Is The Artisanal Crotchet Label Redefining Classic Knitwear

Forget all the memories of your Grandmother knitting in her rocking chair or long hours trying to perfect that Home Economics project – crotchet craftwork is back and in the most Uber-chic way. Fashion took a turn a few seasons ago with industry leaders introducing crochet into their collections; attracting fashion insiders with the intricate…

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OB Designer Focus: Jennier Oseh Of WildKulture

With fashion influencer Jennifer Oseh at the helm, WildKulture was always going to be a brand that was in a league of its own. The brand which describes itself as creating ‘wearable art and functional pieces’ is the brainchild of the original Wildflower, style influencer Jennifer Oseh, who has amassed an impressive following with her…

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#InternationalWomen’sDay2019: OnoBello Lauds 10 Outstanding Women – Chimamanda Adichie, Mo Abudu, Kemi Adetiba, and More!

As we celebrate the International Women’s Day all over the world, acknowledging the importance, role and excellence of the female gender. We have decided to take a look at 10 outstanding women who in their different fields have shown character, leadership, strength, passion and all other outstanding traits expected of a lady. This acknowledgement  it…

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Honoring 16 Powerful African Women In Fashion For International Women’s Day

At OnoBello we love fashion to say the very least! So today as part of Women’s History Month and in celebration of International Women’s Day we are honoring few powerful women who have huge status in the African fashion industry and each of whom is an inspiration to us for their business savvy and style alike! Nike Davies Okundaye Legendary Nigerian textile designer and…

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OB Designer Focus: Meet Ena Gancio, The Nigerian Designer of Beyonce’s Fabulous African Print Outfit

Enna Attah Udemba is a Nigerian/American married mother of two whose fabulous African prints have become a fashion statement for trend-setting international pop stars and celebrities only three years into her fashion design journey. One of such pop stars is Beyonce who totally slayed in an EnaGancio African print power jacket and matching hat when…

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