OB Designer Focus- Folake Coker Of Tiffany Amber

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Nigerian bespoke designers have no doubt been on top of their games, raising and spreading the flag of the country in and outside Nigeria. One of these iconic Nigerian designers is Folake Folarin-Coker and we would be shining the spotlight on her today.

Folake is the founder of Tiffany Amber, a world-famous iconic label. She began her Label journey in Lagos in 1998. She schooled in Europe where she got an opportunity to interact and engage with various cultures while still at a young age.

Interestingly, this creative designer has a Master’s Degree in Petroleum Law from Switzerland, but as fate or passion would have it, her insatiable love for fashion led her into fashion design.

Her interest to focus on unique fashion designs that appeal to women of various tastes and preferences led her to venture fully into fashion.

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Naomi Campbell wearing Tiffany Amber at Arise Fashion Week 2018

Folake’s tasteful and colourful creations have earned her global recognition, making her the first African fashion designer to showcase her talent at the New York Mercedes Fashion Week two years in a row. She has also been widely featured by International media houses such as CNN, she received an Enterprise Award at WIE (Women, Inspiration and Enterprise) Symposium in 2013. In addition, Folake also has made it onto the Forbes Power Women in Africa list.

She has been instrumental in making the Nigerian fashion industry shine. She recently showcased her collections at the Arise Fashion week 2018.

Scroll to see some photos of her designs at the recent Arise Fashion Week 2018.

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Supermodel Oluchi Orlandi

See the full collection at Arise here!

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