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Its another lovely Friday, Our Glam Look of the week is a Designer, Humanitarian, mother. Her designs are simple, sophisticated, unique and classy. Deola Sagoe is one of Nigerians best fashion designers.
PROFILE OF DEOLA SAGOE
She studied at the University of Miami and University of Lagos with a Mastersin Finance and Management
Sagoe began designing in 1989 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 Programme.
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 Rachael Roy, and Ghanaian-born, London based designer Ozawald 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.