Akpos Okudu is a promising young designer based in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. The self-described Ijaw Girl is currently a University of Port-Harcourt undergraduate but has a genuine drive and passion for fashion. The first collection from her eponymous fashion label is driven by colourful, soft and feminine dresses inspired by different cultures, art & nature. According to Akpos, ‘I design clothes for women who want to be elegant and confident without losing their soft and feminine side. I generally want to make clothes that are comfortable when worn in everyday life and are at the same time fashionable’.
Photographer: Preye Kagbala
Models: Eniye Kagbala, Miranda Nwagbara & Alex Allaputa
Visit the designer’s blog – Ijaw Girl – HERE