Nothing beats a successful woman, who has made impact in the world. This is exactly the case of fashion icon, Deola Sagoe.
Deola Sagoe, founder of House of Deola Sagoe is one of the leading women of African haute couture fashion. From Ondo State in Nigeria, Deola has been at the cutting edge of high fashion since 1989 and became the first black woman to present a collection atAltaRoma, Rome’s celebrated fashion week, back in 2004.
Her globally appealing style has earned her an enviable clientèle that ranges from Africa’s first ladies, to society girls like Lydia Hearst, top model Alek Wek, and famous personalities such as Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith.
Deola Sagoe is a true definition of an epitome of an African woman entrepreneur who, through hard work and a great sense of style, trends and originality, manages to build a haute couture fashion empire that has global cachet.
Gracing the cover of this week’s edition of ThisDay Style is this luxury fashion icon, Deola Sagoe with this issue is tagged “Deola at 50”.
The flawless photos were taken by ace photographer TY Bello.
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