Tag Archives: OB Designer Focus

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 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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OB Designer Focus: Abiola Adeniran-Olusola

Launched in 2017, Abiola A. Olusola is a contemporary womenswear brand made in Nigeria. Eponymously named after the owner and creative director, Abiola Adeniran-Olusola, the brand’s aesthetic philosophy is built on the belief that dressing should be effortless and chic. Certainly not afraid to enter the ring with bigwigs of Nigerian fashion, the brand showcased its…

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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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OB Designer Focus: Adenike Adegboye Of ‘Denike’

As the landscape of the Nigerian fashion industry constantly evolves, we are always on the lookout for emerging designers and talents and Denike ticks every box. Creatively headed by Adenike Adegboye, the emerging womenswear label not only caught the eye of the Lagos Fashion Week organizers but had Adenike chosen as one of the 2018…

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OB Designer Focus- Nwando Ebeledike Of The NALÈ Girl

Hey fashion lovers, today on our weekly OB Designer Focus, we have Nwando Ebeledike – the owner and creative director of fashion brand- NALE. The designer and model competed in the 2010 Elite Model Look Nigeria and although she didn’t come out the winner of the show, she learnt a lot and moved on to more opportunities.…

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OB Designer Focus: Yomi Phillips Of “House of Phils”

Hey fashion lovers, today on our weekly OB Designer Focus, we have Yomi Phillips– the owner and manager of ‘’House of Phills’’. The brand which launched in 2004 is a fashion house that retails all kinds big designer brands that cuts across Italian, French, Spanish amongst others. Philips who has always been a lover of…

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#OBDesignerFocus: Rukkayah Suleiman of Reedas

Rukkayah Suleiman Hello Style Revolutionists! We are back with another edition of Designer Focus (#OBDesignerFocus). The fashion game in Nigeria has really come a long way. Fashion designers in Nigeria continue to push boundaries and release spectacular collections for public consumption each year. From the mainstream traditional clothing to western like wears, the Nigerian fashion…

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