African designers are having a very good year. In just a matter of months, designers like Duro Olowu, Mataano and Mimi Plange have pushed their way to the forefront, landing in big magazines and on even bigger stars.
Chief among them is Deola Sagoe, the Nigerian-born beauty making a splash in her homeland and abroad with chic pieces which offer fun and femininity — with all the authenticity of African fabrics and prints.
We sat with her to talk about her line and how she makes it work as a global fashionista.
ESSENCE.com: You’ve become very well known among African fashion enthusiasts. How do you feel about that success?
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