Tag Archives: Amaka Osakwe

Exploring The Idea Of An African Mermaid- “Mami Wata”, View Maki Oh’s A/W ‘15 Collection

Maki Oh’s Autumn Winter 15/16 collection explores the idea of adopted identities as result of West Africa’s long history with cultural appropriation. It is an idea that has spun through all Maki Oh collections.   According to the collection brief, designer Amaka Osakwe says: “As an advocate for all things truly African, Maki Oh uses…

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The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of! Maki Oh’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

Nigerian fashion designer Amaka Osakwe, Creative Director of Maki Oh flies the African flag high on the global fashion stage. Recently, she was invited by the First Lady of The United States of America, Michelle Obama, to attend the ‘Fashion Education Workshop’ held at the White House, Osakwe became the first African designer to be…

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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. The Cocktail reception tagged ‘Celebration of Design’ saw Michelle…

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More Photos From ‘WIE Africa Symposium’, The Women, The Fashion & The Dinner

OnoBello.com had previously brought you first peek photos from the ‘WIE Africa Symposium’, that took place last Saturday- 3rd May 2014 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island. Missed that report? Then please click here to view. Amaka Osakwe Biola Alabi We now have more photos from the conference and dinner event, we…

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Nigerian Fashion, International Standards! LDA, Maki Oh & Temple Muse Featured In Vogue India

Nigerian professionals from business to finance to entertainment are being increasingly internationally recognised for their works and the budding fashion industry is not left out, as after being participants at the Louis Vuitton Young Designers competition which held in Paris earlier this year, Nigerian fashion label Maki Oh have alongside reputed brand, Lanre Da Silva…

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