‘I had an important role to play in changing perceptions of African fashion. Before me, the African fashion story was told through the eyes of European designers who would pick parts of African culture for inspiration. I felt there was a deeper story within, itching to be unveiled.’
Nigeria’s most enduring fashion brand, Deola Sagoe began her fashion label in 1989. In 2014 her daughters launched the Clan label under the Deola brand.