From Law to Fashion: Meet Lisa Folawiyo, Founder Jewel by Lisa (Video)

Lisa Folawiyo - Jewel by LisaLisa Folawiyo always felt a need to have a say in what women wore.

However, the former barrister who studied law at the University of Nigeria didn’t pursue her passion for fashion until one day, a skirt she designed garnered a flurry of compliments.

She set up her own fashion house, Jewel by Lisa, and today her bold, colorful and intricately embroidered designs are seen on celebrities like Thandie Newton and Lucy Liu, and admired in London, Paris and New York.

Watch the video on CNN.

Ms. Uduak

Ms. Uduak is best known as an advocate who uses the tools of media and the law to help creatives and businesses clearly articulate their true brand identities, and communicate it to the world through their products and services, to maximize profits. She is a lawyer, speaker, author, journalist, and recognized thought leader, and trailblazer for her work on Africa’s emerging global fashion and entertainment markets, and the niche practice of fashion law in the United States.  She is also the founder and publisher of Ladybrille® Magazine, and an Attorney and Partner at Ebitu Law Group, P.C, where her practice focuses on Fashion, Business, & Entertainment Law and Trials. For more information about her, visit

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