Designer Biography: Olakunbi Oyelese Of April By Kunbi

Olakunbi Oyelese knew she wanted to be a major player in the fashion world; hence she attended the renowned New York Fashion Institute of Technology.


Kunbi Oyelese

After her studies, she was ready to take on the world of fashion and in April 2010, she launched her fashion house with the somewhat circumstantial name; April By Kunbi.

April By Kunbi is a fashion label that specialises in both custom made and ready to wear apparel, jewelry and accessories for women who place a premium on the principles of fashion, fit, functionality and affordability and has been built on the philosophies of “newness, freshness and colour”. With an ever growing portfolio of prêt-a-porter and custom made fashion items, April By Kunbi aims to be a one stop source and a lifestyle brand for everything from wedding gowns, bridesmaid dresses, evening and cocktail dresses to casual/active wear, sleepwear, footwear, accessories and lingerie.


April By Kunbi has dressed a host of Nigerian and international female celebrities from Genevieve Nnaji and Agbani Darego, to Mo Cheddah, Tiwa Savage and Mille Magesese.

Agbani Darego Genevieve Nnaji
Mille Magese Mo Cheddah
Tiwa savage

At the Music meets Runway Show in 2012, Kunbi’s collection was showcased and she was listed as one of nine Nigerian most exciting young designers.


April By Kunbi&#39s collection for Music Meets Runway 2012

April By Kunbi
Address: Davida plaza, #31A Admiralty way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.
Twitter: @aprilbykunbi
Facebook: April By Kunbi

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