Maki Oh At “Celebration Of Design” Fashion Royalty Toast With Michelle Obama, Naomi Campbell, More

Nigerian designer Amaka Osakwe (Maki Oh) continued to fly the African Flag high on the global fashion stage last night as she became the first African designer to be invited to The White House by the First Lady of The United States of America, Michelle Obama.

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The Cocktail reception tagged ‘Celebration of Design’ saw Michelle Obama share the evening with her favourite designers in the World’s most powerful address.

In July 2013, while attending a youth event at the Sci-Bono Discovery Center in Johannesburg, South Africa, Michelle Obama wore a chiffon blouse from the Maki Oh Spring/summer 2013 collection.

Maki Oh’s powerful celebrity fans don’t stop with Mrs Obama, international stars such as Beyonce, Solange Knowles, Lelee Sobieski, Rihanna and Kerry Washington have all embraced the label.

To be part of “Maki-Ohness” find out more at Maki Oh @ www.maki-oh.com or to be part of the Twitter conversation, follow Maki: @maki_oh and/or Instagram: @maki.oh

In the meantime, enjoy amazing photos from Maki’s White House experience!

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Amaka Osakwe & Naomi Campbell

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Michelle Obama

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Maki Osakwe & parents-Chief & Mrs Gabriel Osakwe

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With Amanda Carter (Mode PR)

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With designer Duro Olowu & parents

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with designer Humberto Leon of Kenzo

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With Joanna Coles Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief

 

 

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