List of Top 10 Fashion Designers in Lagos.

List of Top 10 Fashion Designers in Lagos.

In Nigeria today, fashion designers has become one of the most lucrative business to venture into.  Fashion designers are needed in making cloth to cover our nakedness and make us look approachable.  And as a popular adage says in Nigeria“ The soup that taste good, na money kill am”, so you will need some decent money to patronize them.

Lagos being the centre of excellence has always been the leading state in terms of business and entrepreneurship. If you are new into the industries I advise you to take the below successful, recognize and famous designer approach in Nigeria.

It is advisable to stay relevant (creatively) on social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram etc) to know what is trending or create a trending path. It will go along way in showcasing and advertising your creativity and ideas to the world

List of Top 10 Fashion Designers in Lagos.

Toriola Isa Oladimeji:

Brand name Grandeur Tailors which is a Nigeria-based custom tailor shop with a strong commitment to excellence. They produce unique round collar suits, suitable for both formal and semiformal outings. Free delivery Nationwide. Quality guaranteed.

Ohimai AtafoBrand name Mai Atafo Inspired, Weddings by Mai

He is a fashion entrepreneur, he is the founder and creative director of fashion label Mai Atafo, a brand that specializes in bespoke men’s suit etc. popularly referred to as Mai Atafo has emerged to become one of the foremost contemporary fashion designers in Africa.

Yomi Makun (Yomi casual)

He was born as Omoniyi Makun was born on the 21st of January 1985 in Nigeria. Yomi hails from Ifon, Ondo State,

Lisa Folawiyo – Jewel by Lisa

Lisa Folawiyo is celebrated for her colourful collections that fuse traditional West African fabrics with modern tailoring and beaded embellishments.

Frank Oshodi- House of Bunor

Frank Osodi Richard is the owner and designer for the labels; house of Bunor and Frank Osodi for bunor. Both labels are respectively under Bunor Creazioni.

Lanre da Silva- Eponymous Design

Lanre Da Silva Ajayi (LDA) is the founder of eponymous design label. In nine years her passion for fashion has gotten stronger making the label a fashion favourite among the media, celebrities and fashion lovers.

Deola Sagoe- House of Deola

Ms Deola Ade-Ojo is a Nigerian born fashion designer who is popularly known by her design name, Deola Sagoe. She began designing in 1988 when she joined her mother’s business with a view of expanding the label’s repertoire to encompass more contemporary designs for the ever-developing, cosmopolitan highbrow society.

Folake Folarin Coker -Tiffany Amber

Folake Akindele-Coker is a fashion designer and entrepreneur. She pioneered Tiffany Amber Nigeria, the first ready-to-wear label in Africa in 1998.

Soares Anthony – Soares Anthony

SOARES Anthony is a designer and the creative director of Soares Anthony Clothing line. He was the fashion creator of the country’s former first lady, Stella Obasanjo. Also, the fashion brand focus on mid income earners.

Amaka Osakwe – Maki Oh

Amaka Osakwe (born 1987) is a Nigerian fashion designer and creator of the African-based fashion label named Maki Oh.

Other Fashion Designers in Lagos and Nigeria.

  • Kunbi Oyelese – April by Kunbi
  • Toluwaloju Olowofoyeku – Toju Foyeh
  • Kathy Anthony – June Batch
  • Toyin Lawani
  • Taiwo and Kehinde (Okunoren Twins)
  • Lola Faturoti – LolaloveCargo
  • Duro Olowu – Duro Dress
  • Zizi Cardow – Zizi Industrial Company
  • Ade Bakare – ade Bakare Couture

Note: not everybody that sew is a designer.

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  1. It’s surprising that the list missed out on mentioning Mrs. Shobo Couture(kpearl couture), who is undoubtedly one of the finest fashion designers in Lekki, Lagos. Her unique designs and exceptional creativity deserve a spot among the top 10 in Lagos. ????

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