Source: SPICE TV, published on Mar 31, 2014
SPICE TV Celebrates Mothers in Fashion as veteran designer Deola Sagoe marks 25 years in the industry. In honour of Mother's Day and after a month celebrating 'Mothers in Fashion', SPICE TV brings you a tribute to Deola Sagoe -- the designer, the woman and mother, as you've never seen her before. In an intimate, exclusive interview detailing the designer's move to rebrand her label from Deola Sagoe to Deola, her work, achievements and her inspirations, Deola shares on her Mother, children and motherhood itself, giving insight into the icon's inner circle.
- Deola Sagoe, leading lady of African fashion, is a haute couture fashion designer 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 at AltaRoma, 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.