Designed for Success: Nigeria's Rising Fashion Stars


Meet the female Nigerian designers shaping the global fashion landscape by pushing boundaries, whilst always staying true to their African styles and sensibilities.

Beyond The Headlines explores Nigeria’s multi-million dollar fashion industry, led by women who are already shaking up the industry and showcasing their creations on catwalks in Paris, New York, London and Milan.

In this episode we discuss the Nigerian fashion ‘new wave’ with talented Lagos based designers, like Busayo Olupona, who has incorporated global style influences into her work, while creating something unique and proudly Nigerian in design, and and sisters Sagoe who sell their designs through popular American retailers such as Folklore.

Although each artist has their own inspirations and style, they are all motivated by a common goal; for African fashion to be more than just a source of inspiration, but also a powerful tool for change in Nigeria.


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