(Photos) Lagos Fashion and Design Week Day 4: Maki Oh #LFDW2017

Maki Oh is a womenswear brand that fuses traditional African techniques with detailed contemporary construction. Founded by Maki Osakwe in 2010, the Maki Oh design ethos challenges prevailing notions of beauty and analyses cultural norms through a womanist lens. The brand is centered in a strong sense of identity and culture, creating narrative pieces that …

Events, Fashion

Jaguar Launches Inaugural Fashion Awards in Nigeria: Tiffany Amber, Maki Oh, Deola Sagoe Nominated

Global luxury brands, like their non-luxurious counterparts, are all determined to get a piece of the rising middle class and the wealthy Nigeria. To that end, we are seeing these brands expand their reach to diverse industry sectors, including employing marketing strategies and tactics to ensure reach. A case in point is  the recent announcement …

Events

African Designers Maki Oh, Ituen Basi, Ally Rehmtullah to Speak at Harvard Africa Business Conference:

African fashion designers Ituen Basi (West Africa), Ally Rehmtullah (East Africa) and Amaka Osakwe of Maki Oh (West Africa) will be panelists at the upcoming 15th Annual Harvard Africa Business Conference, to be held from  February 15th-17th, 2013. The designers will speak about Africa’s emerging retail culture and luxury design goods. For more information, visit …

Designers

Look Book: Maki Oh ‘Subtle Glamour’ Spring/Summer 2013

A deviation from the norm and increasingly more appreciated on the international front, the Maki Oh label releases its Spring/Summer 2013 look book. It’s a collection we saw on the Arise Magazine runway last September and one that the reputable Style.com has now featured on its reputable web portal. Visit our review of the collection …

Maki Oh at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013, Arise Magazine African Icons

Who recalls when fashion designer Jason Wu showed up on the fashion scene as an emerging designer? We do. We were right there, at his private invite only event, as Jason spoke exclusively with Ladybrile Magazine about his vision and how he intended to penetrate the USA fashion market. Today, Jason Wu is one of …