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5 Influential Women in Nigerian Fashion

Felicia Omari Ochelle |   in  · ·
March 17, 2015

VENTURES AFRICA – Fashion has always remained an integral fragment of the Nigerian culture. From the “Buba and wrapper” styled outfits for women to the “Agbada” designs for men, Nigerians have always been some of the most fashionable in the world. It has produced some of the best designers globally, both established and upcoming. The women in this industry are keenly championing the growth and expansion of the sector, which is now worth over $1 billion, according to the Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria.

Nigerian news website Y!/, in partnership with Leading Ladies Africa project Nigeria’s listed 100 most influential women in Nigeria. These women have contributed in steering the course of history. “They have acknowledged the glass ceiling but they would not allow it hold down their lofty ambitions.”…


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