When it comes to ladies in Nigerian fashion design six leading ladies always get our attention. Not particularly for their work (which by the way is often great !) but more for their ability to stay relevant and in business over the years.
In our opinion Nigeria is a tough terrain to operate any kind of business let alone a fashion business where designers can do little or nothing to protect their intellectual property (design wise) as tailors can quickly churn out copies of their work for much less than they charge...
Today we are sending out a Seriously Doughnuts salute to; Deola Sagoe, Ituen Basi, Lanre Da-Silva Ajayi, Folake Coker of Tiffany Amber, Lisa Folawiyo of Jewel by Lisa and Zizi Cardow...
|Lanre Dasilva Ajayi|
|Lisa Folawiyo of Jewel by Lisa|
|Folake Akindele-Coker of Tiffany Amber|
|Veteran Designer, Zizi Cardow|
But who is your all time favourite designer? whose pieces get your blood pumping? whose pieces would you give up your pay cheque for?