Designer Biography: Orire Omatsola For Re Bahia

Although Re Bahia is a young and emerging Nigerian label established in the summer of 2009 by Orire Omatsola, the curiosity for fashion that pushes the young designer has led her to working with some of the best minds in the fashion industry with pleasing results.

MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2012

The Re Bahia style is one of simplicity, and the clothing line focuses on the fabric, its colour and texture. According to the young designer, the line aims to create a fusion between Western and African fabrics. The line poses an aura of modernity, sensuality, and simplicity for the Re Bahia woman.

Arise Fashion Week 2012

Orire Omatsola describes the Re Bahia woman as simple, elegant, confident, special and fun. Every piece reflects the kind of woman that is confident to try something new and different.

Arise Fashion Week 2011

The “Lola” for Spring/Summer 2011 collection was named after and dedicated to the designer’s mother – Lola. The collection fuses creative ideas from two generations, with pieces that express a boldly clever yet subtle combination of Ankara, fine silks and vintage fabrics.

LOLA Collection For Spring/Summer 2011

The young designer has shown her work during FAB Magazine’s partnership with Vlisco, Arise Fashion Week, MTN Lagos Desgin & Fashion Week and had her designs worn by several celebrities such as Eku Edewor and Dolapo Oni.

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Her collections have primary features of bold prints and colours; with lose fitting, chic designs.

Orire Omatsola

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Twitter: @Re_Bahia


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