- Shade Thomas Fahm: There was Shade Thomas Fahm, one of Nigeria’s first modern fashion designers, decades before the Deola Sagos and the Ituen Basis of the Nigerian fashion business came into the scene. She was a pioneer in the Nigerian fashion business and one of Africa’s most well-known designers during her time. Sade Thomas Fahm had no idea that she would one day be known as Nigeria’s first fashion designer when she opened her Ikoyi tailoring store.
FASHIONShade Thomas-Fahm: Nigeria’s First Fashion Designer.
(2) Deola Ade-Ojo aka Deola Segoes, founder of House of Deola: a native of Ondo State in Nigeria, is the leading woman of African haute couture fashion. Since 1989, Deola has been on the cutting edge of high fashion, and in 2004, she made history by becoming the first black woman to present a collection during Rome’s renowned fashion week, AltaRoma. She has an exceptional clientele that includes first ladies of Africa, society girls like Lydia Hearst, top models Alek Wek, and well-known figures like Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith.
Deola Segoes aka Deola Ade-Ojo, The Founder Of House of Deola
(3)Toyin Lawani: Toyin Ajoke Muyinat Lawani-Adebayo popularly known as Toyin Lawani is one of Nigeria’s Ace Celebrity Fashion Mogul, Author, Philanthropist and Serial Entrepreneur who runs 33 businesses under her wing at TIANNAHSPLACEMPIRE.
Toyin Lawani(Toyin Lawani-Adebayo)-Tiannah’s Place Empire boss, fashion mogul and self proclaimed queen of Fashion.
(4) Omoniyi Makun, CEO of Yomi Casual: Is one of the foremost fashion designers in the country. He is known to create beautiful and charming attires for Nigerians, he is also known in different fashion circles all over the world because of his creativity.
Omoniyi Mayokun, CEO Yomi Casual.