Focus Nigeria, a collective of top Nigerian fashion designers, will include Berrys Couture, House of Farrah and Reedas. These labels will make their USA debut at the prestigious event, while House of Jola will be returning for the third time.
|Joan Okorodudu acompanied by models at the House of Jola |
2010 fashion show, Couture Fashion Week Fall 2010
House of Jola a fully established fashion label, owned by Ms. Joan Okorodudu, as seen in various fashion events including South Africa Fashion Week, Nigeria Fashion Week and Washington D.C. Fashion Week as well as Couture Fashion Week in New York. Ms. Okorodudu has become an African fashion icon and has been interviewed by top international media such as Reuters, Associated Press and Der Spiegel, one of Europe's largest publications. She is the founder of Lagos Ageless Clinique as well as the popular TV show Nigeria's Next Supermodel which has launched the careers of many successful models. Ms. Okorodudu is also the CEO of International Business Consortium Nigeria Ltd.
|Berrys Couture 2010 FIT2FLATTER Collection|
Hadiza Yakubu, creative force behind Berrys Couture, one of my absolute favourite Abuja designers is set to spark the Runway in New York Runway with her fabulous designs. Berrys Couture, is all about feminine glamour and this shows in the exotic nature of each garment. Attention to detail is key, while taking into consideration the intricacy in each customer's body shape
Couture Fashion Week is a multi-day event showcasing couture and luxury fashion. It also includes exhibits of luxury brands and fine art as well as world-class entertainment and receptions.