This week’s episode of Late Night with Nike Oshinowo features Nigerian fashion icons Folake Coker, Founder, Tiffany Amber and Mai Atafo, Creative Director, Mai Atafo Inspired.
Mrs Coker who transitioned from a petroleum lawyer to one of Nigeria’s foremost designers discusses the inspiration behind Tiffany Amber, and its diffusion lines –Folake Coker and TAN by Tiffany Amber. She gives candid inspirational advice to young designers on how to run a successful fashion label in Africa. Creative director Mai Atafo explains what his job entails and where he learned to be so well versed in branding.
The guests also speak on broader issues facing the industry including barriers to making luxury goods, the future of the industry and how to create legacies to revival renowned houses such as Chanel, Gucci and Versace.
It’s an episode for every fashionista and budding creative. Tune in tonight on AIT!