23 Feb 2012

AFRICAN FASHION: Deola Sagoe’s ‘Ori Oke’ Fall 2012 Collection look-book

marvin saidi | 10:20 |
I return to this blog daily with fond memories. In its pages, I have captured a bit of fleeting time, a snapshot of youth and wings stretched out in search of flight. I have grown now with where this blog has reached . I am now air-borne. My life is different and more grounded. I am happier, I think no I KNOW
 anyhu back to matters of the heart, body, soul and mind FASHION-ED
today i get to tel and show you about my new fav African designer DEOLA SAGOE


Deola Sagoe is a haute couture fashion designer from the Ondo State in Nigeria. A mother of three who studied at the University of Miami and University of Lagos with a Masters in Finance and Management, Sagoe began designing in 1998 and has gained international notoriety for her lively, and colorful designs. She was recently appointed to represent Nigeria in a new international campaign organized by the United Nations World Food Program. The campaign, titled “Catwalk the World: Fashion for Food.”, began in Nigeria in April 2006 and recently staged an event in Ghana which brought celebrities like Damon Dash, his wife, designer Rachel Roy, and Ghanaian-born, London-based designer Ozwald Boateng. The campaign's goal is to raise money towards halving the number of hungry people in the world, particularly children, by 2015. Sagoe frequently exhibits her couture collection at Cape Town Fashion Week and has been an invited guest of New York Fashion Week in the past. Sagoe has won the “Africa Designs” and the MNET/ Anglo Gold African designs 2000 awards for which she was nominated by Andre Leon Tally, US Vogue editor. She has also has famous fans such as Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith.



  1. These designs are absolutely gorgeous! My favourite is the fourth picture with the blue tulip dress with the yellow sash-type design. So me!

  2. The collection is really pretty, I love the dresses!

  3. @Ms.Buki thanks for ur comment love and that dress has killed many people i guess it should be ranked

  4. African fashion seems very trendy. I think you have got really a designed and a well written post. Thanks for this nice sharing.


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