Category Archives: Features

OB Designer Focus: Oluwakayode Etti Of Skentele By Etti

This week’s designer spotlight shines on the creative director of Skentele by Etti, Oluwakayode Etti. A man of many talents, this Lagos-based recording artist and fashion illustrator is a champion of African prints. In 2017, Etti emerged winner of the Vlisco Fashion Fund Initiative which included a couture masterclass that assisted in boosting his career…

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This New Video Series Challenges The Narrow Perceptions Of Beauty

Creative director, Chidera Muoka has teamed up with photographer Niyi Okeowo to create The I AM, an ongoing series that showcases unique individuals who are plus-size, have tribal marks, or have physical scars. Their goal is to capture them in their most vulnerable form and share their amazing stories. Albino model and blogger, Coco Anetor-Sokei…

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OB Designer Focus: Amy Akudo Iheakanwa Of Shekudo

Today we’re shinning the spotlight on Amy Akudo Iheakanwa, an Australian born community development worker who is also the co-founder of the accessory brand, Shekudo. After co-finding the brand with Shetu Bimpong and later become the sole creative director, the all-around creative moved the brand’s base across the Indian Ocean to commence production in Lagos…

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