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From Left:  Mobola Johnson – Minister of Communication Technology, Obioma Liyel Imoke – First Lady of Cross River State, Ifeyinwa Ighodalo, CEO DO.II Designs, Dame Abimbola Fashola – First Lady of Lagos State, Sola Oworu – Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce  & Aliko Dangote ,GCON

Saturday 1st February 2014, DO.II Designs celebrated its Corporate Launch at the DO.II Showroom – 292C Ajose Adeogun, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Founded by Ifeyinwa Ighodalo, DO.II Designs focuses on interior design, the production of high quality furniture, space planning and turn-key remodeling projects for the residential, property development, hospitality and corporate market. The highly stylish and well attended event declared DO-II open for business with extended product offerings beyond residential interiors to purposefully tailored designs and creations for the corporate and hospitality sectors. All high end quality furniture products proudly made in Nigeria.

“DO.II is a fresh take on something I have always loved doing for years” says the Founder.

By delving into new areas and lines of furniture and with the expansion of our production facility and showroom, it is our vision to be the first choice for high quality furniture and interior design solutions in Sub Saharan Africa” she concluded.

The exclusive event was graced by numerous dignitaries; some of the guests at the event included; Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, the Deputy Governor of Lagos State; Dame Abimbola Fashola, the First Lady of Lagos State; Obioma Liyel Imoke, the First Lady of Cross River State; Mobola Johnson, the Minister of Communication Technology; Akin & Justice Tokunbo Kekere-Ekun; Aliko Dangote, GCON; Vice Admiral Dele Ezeoba, Former Chief of Naval Staff; Shola Oworu, Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce; Dr Doyin Abiola; Mr & Mrs Philips Oduoza, GMD UBA; Kola Karim, CEO Shoreline Oil Producing Company; Sola David-Borha, GMD StanbicIBTC; Dr & Mrs Christopher Kolade; Mr & Mrs Odein Ajumogobia, Mr & Mrs Rahul Savara, GMD CHI Ltd; Keith Richards, CEO Promasidor to mention a few.

Dame Abimbola Fashola, the First Lady of Lagos State alongside the H.E Obioma Liyel Imoke, the First Lady of Cross River State and Aliko Dangote, GCON conducted the cutting of the ribbon after prayers by Dr. Christopher Kolade. Customers new and old eagerly trooped in to see the exquisite display.

Spectacularly decorated, the DO.II showroom was a breathtaking statement of beauty and classic elegance! Guests were wowed as they experienced the detailed and unique craftsmanship visible in every DO.II creation brought together in an enchanting visual display.

The event, organized by Eventful Limited, started with a cocktail reception in the garden of the DO.II showroom at 292C Ajose Adeogun Street V.I Lagos. Guests were treated to sweet and savory canapés, luscious desserts and cocktails as they waited for the doors to be officially declared open by Dame Abimbola Fashola, the Guest of Honour.

On entry, the guests were greeted by the alluring scent of the DO.II Essence of the Month courtesy of Cececa, and vibrant tempo of the ‘feel good’ music wafting through inconspicuous speakers and music system provided by Woodstock Electronics. The DO-II experience catered to all the six senses of taste, touch, scent, sight, sound and soul.

The shop floor displays were uber stylish and awe inspiring! They were made even more magnificent by the ultra fresh floral arrangements courtesy of FlowerPlus, a bespoke floral design company. The works of art on display by various renowned Nigerian and West African masters that adorned the walls further enriched the space thus adding to the evening’s true expression of the various genres of African art, craftsmanship and the combined expertise of the various industry icons that collaborated on this event.

The statement piece of the night was definitely the Rectangular Base dining table and the “Tatie” dining chairs (every piece in the DO.II product line has a unique name). The Tatie dining set was gorgeously arranged with intricate silver urns, towering whimsical candelabras and elegant statement floral centerpieces of roses, orchids and casablanca lilies, stylishly complemented by candles and tea lights that gave the showroom a warm and magical glow. It was simply breathtaking and declared sold on sight!

Models adorned the furniture like Live Art as Tiffany Amber Nigeria showcased its Spring/Summer 14 collection – “Nirvana” in a style never before witnessed in Nigeria. The fusion of fashion and furniture was so aesthetically integrated that it was difficult to separate the two brands; giants in both their respective industries. The guests were blown away! One guest joked that they would go home with the whole set, the Romo armchair with fashion model in tow.

The Moët & Chandon bar ensured that guests enjoyed the finest champagne as they strolled through the showroom and were treated to the complete DO.II Experience!

It was truly an evening of Fun, Fine Art, Fantastic Fashion and Fabulous Furniture by DO.II!

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Ifeyinwa Ighodalo & Alhaji Aliko Dangote, GCON

Ifeyinwa Ighodalo & Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote, GCON & Sola David-Borha, GMD StanbicIBTC

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Justice Tokunbo Kekere-Ekun & Dame Abimbola Fashola, the First Lady of Lagos State

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Ifeyinwa Ighodalo, Obioma Liyel Imoke, First Lady Cross River State & Yewande Zaccheaus, CEO Eventful Limited

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Akinyinka Akinola & Gbolly Balogun

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Kola Karim, CEO Shoreline Oil Producing Company &  Mohammed Gobir

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Dr Christopher Kolade

Dr Christopher Kolade

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H.E Adejoke Adefulire, Deputy Governor Lagos State & Ifeyinwa Ighodalo

Adejoke Adefulire, Deputy Governor Lagos State & Ifeyinwa Ighodalo

From Left-Ifeyinwa Ighodalo, Dame Abimbola Fashola, Dr Doyin Abiola & H.E Mrs Adejoke Adefulire

From Left- Ifeyinwa Ighodalo, Dame Abimbola Fashola, Dr Doyin Abiola & Adejoke Adefulire

Mrs Folake Folarin Coker - Founder Tiffany Amber Nigeria & Dame Abimbola Fashola - First Lady Lagos State

Folake Folarin Coker – Founder Tiffany Amber Nigeria & Dame Abimbola Fashola – First Lady of Lagos State

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From Left; Noggie Meggyson, Uzo Nwankwo, Robert Ade-Odiachi, Aliko Dangote, GCON, Asue Ighodalo

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From Left: Yewande Zaccheaus, Ifeyinwa Ighodalo, Gbemi Shasore & Ruth Osime

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From Left: Trish Etete, Ms. Umoren, Ifeyinwa Momah, Sara Okagbue & Eli Osaka

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Misan & Nkemdilim Begho

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Mr & Mrs Abi Adisa & Dotun Suleiman

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H.E Obioma Liyel Imoke - First Lady of Cross River State & Ifeyinwa Ighodalo

Obioma Liyel Imoke – First Lady of Cross River State & Ifeyinwa Ighodalo

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Asue Ighodalo & Adejoke Adefulire – Deputy Governor of Lagos State

The First Lady of Lagos State, Dame Abimobola Fashola, Ifeyinwa Ighodalo & First Lady of Cross River State, H.E Mrs Obioma Liyel Imoke

Abimobola Fashola – The First Lady of Lagos State, Ifeyinwa Ighodalo & Obioma Liyel Imoke – First Lady of Cross River State

Dr Doyin Abiola & Ifeyinwa Ighodalo

Dr Doyin Abiola & Ifeyinwa Ighodalo

Asue & ifeyinwa Ighodalo with Mr & Mrs Philip Oduoza

Asue & ifeyinwa Ighodalo with Mr & Mrs Philip Odozua

Mr Akin & Justice (Mrs) Kekere-Ekun with Mr Asue Ighodalo

Mr Akin & Justice Kekere-Ekun with Asue Ighodalo

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Ifeyinwa Ighodalo with Mr & Mrs Odein Ajumogobia

Pastor Ituah Ighodalo

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Ifeyinwa Ighodalo & Halima Suleiman Bello

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Gbenga & Aisha Oyebode

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Mr Philip Griffith

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Ifeyinwa Ighodalo with Mr & Mrs Chidi Momah

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Ifeyinwa Ighodalo & Yewande Zaccheus

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Mrs Nkiru Anumudu

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From Left - Mo Abudu, Ifeoma Williams, Ifeyinwa Ighodalo, Trish Etete & Vivienne Chilogi

From Left – Mo Abudu, Ifeoma Williams, Ifeyinwa Ighodalo, Grace Onosode & Vivienne Chilogi

Mrs Ego Boyo

Ego Boyo

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Ifeyinwa Ighodalo & Habiba Balogun

Mr & Mrs Rahul Savara

Mr & Mrs Rahul Savara

Mrs Ifeoma Idigbe

Ifeoma Idigbe

Biodun Awosika

Jumoke Adenowo

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Ifeyinwa Ighodalo & Mary Akporobome, ED Heritage Bank

Opunimi Akinkugbe & Ifeyinwa Ighodalo

Opunimi Akinkugbe & Ifeyinwa Ighodalo

Bunmi Tejuoso & Ifeyinwa Ighodalo

Bunmi Tejuoso & Ifeyinwa Ighodalo

Grace Onosode

Lanre Da Silva-Ajayi

Lanre Da Silva-Ajayi

Olisa Adibua

Olisa Adibua

Ebuka Uchendu

Ebuka Uchendu

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The DO.II Team

The DO.II Team

To experience DO-II visit the DO.II Showroom Today | 292C Ajose Adeogun, Victoria Island Lagos.

W: www.doii-designs.com
T: @doiidesigns
F: DOIIDesigns/Facebook
I: @doii_designs

Moët & Chandon was the official drink sponsor the DO.II Corporate Launch. Moët & Chandon’s heritage is rooted in an appreciation for shared celebration, the pursuit of success and quality, and a taste for challenge. Moët & Chandon’s shares the magic of champagne with the world, offering a range of unique wines for every occasion, mood and palate.

Photo Credit: Demilade Olubanwo | Demilade Roberts
Event Organizers: Eventful Limited | www.eventfulnigeria.com
Décor: Isabella J Plum | www.ijpbe.com
Flowers: FlowerPlus Limited | www.flowerplusonline.com
Scents: Cececa | www.cececa.com
Music Powered By: Woodstock Electronics | www.woodstockelectronics.com
PR & Media Relations: Redrick PR | www.redrickpr.com 

49 Comments

    • Marc Francis of Chelsea

      February 8, 2014 at 10:41 pm

      She does. Her name is Stephania Bassey. She was a runner up for Miss Nigeria last year.

  1. Captain Awesome

    February 7, 2014 at 9:05 pm

    The Ifeyinwa Ighodalo is a beaut! How can one person outshine so many. Maam you are a fine one

    • itsekiri's finest

      February 10, 2014 at 12:00 am

      the skin on that woman is what beyonce had in mind when she penned ‘flawless’! uncle asue, youre a lucky man

  2. Ndidi

    February 7, 2014 at 9:10 pm

    Nice!

  3. i no send

    February 7, 2014 at 9:46 pm

    hmm mummy fashola try nah. with all the ‘stylis’t wey full lagos….we luv u still tho

  4. ccc

    February 7, 2014 at 9:46 pm

    Is Ifeyinwa Ighodalo’s husband a pastor? Is she one herself?

    • OJ

      February 7, 2014 at 11:26 pm

      Pastor Ituah Ighodalo is her broda Inlaw

    • TheRealist

      February 7, 2014 at 11:57 pm

      Nope. Hubby is a lawyer. In-law is a pastor though.

  5. Product of public Education

    February 7, 2014 at 10:20 pm

    Lovely pple.

  6. Simdamsel

    February 7, 2014 at 10:55 pm

    Dis Dangote is just a simple man.

  7. Nky

    February 7, 2014 at 11:02 pm

    I love Ifeoma Williams. Her style is flawless, classy and chic!

  8. njama

    February 7, 2014 at 11:10 pm

    Scrolled down……….and I was like “where are the regular faces”………..not until I saw Ebuka……Lmao

  9. tatafo!

    February 7, 2014 at 11:10 pm

    Wow. movers & shakers….I see Ego Boyo!!!

  10. X- Factor

    February 7, 2014 at 11:18 pm

    Super high flyers….

  11. mrs chidukane

    February 7, 2014 at 11:19 pm

    Oh Ify Ighodalo,just ‘borrow’ me your skin biko.kai!

  12. Nwachidinma

    February 7, 2014 at 11:21 pm

    Show me your friends and i will show you who you are! Love it!

  13. Na Wa

    February 8, 2014 at 1:07 am

    Wow! Pictures don’t shake me but mehn, this is money talking….see class oozing from the pics….hmmmmm…..not the usual immature bunch exposing unnecessary weird looking skin and I’ll fitting clothes that are always paraded on blogs….

  14. tokunbo

    February 8, 2014 at 1:38 am

    clicked on this post coz I was expecting styles I go save to sew for aso ebi! Bleh!

  15. Cancel Reply

    February 8, 2014 at 4:54 am

    The models are gorgeous!Ah ahn!See their skin like porcelain

  16. Grrrrrrrrrtttttfg

    February 8, 2014 at 5:44 am

    Nkiru your skin dikwa egwu :O

  17. no heart to hate

    February 8, 2014 at 9:06 am

    lovely Design’s

  18. Nene

    February 8, 2014 at 11:20 am

    The real pple of lagos and Nigeria in style , class n money …. N they don’t make noise

    • Bella

      February 10, 2014 at 9:40 am

      My dear – my feelings and sentiments exactly. You know the saying, MONEY TALKS AND WEALTH IS SILENT. I am SO motivated and humbled at the same time.

  19. Teris

    February 8, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    this shindig is so untouchable it feels like it belongs on Ovation rather than our dear BellaNaija.com.
    Mrs Imoke looks some kind of fierce in pic #9 😉

    • Teris

      February 8, 2014 at 1:32 pm

      BTW, how exactly does one pronounce do.ii design?
      “doo-ee”?
      “du-ai-ai”
      “du-to (du-2)”
      “du-dot-ai-ai”
      “du-dot-two”
      “dough-iee”
      “du, part 2” (what was part 1?)

    • Bibi

      March 27, 2014 at 1:10 pm

      Part 1 was design options.

    • Tiki

      April 3, 2014 at 8:00 pm

      loool . This is a very relevant question.

  20. o.c.i

    February 8, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    Mehn………..obioma liyel-imoke (1st lady of cross-river) is one hot lady. Almost didn’t recognise her, she’s looking 10 yrs younger…its really good to be slim oo…….slimmer is always better…makes you look younger and keeps you healthy too.
    Ifeyinwa ighodalo and ifeoma williams are two ladies that always look classy and beautiful….I want to be like them when I grow up!

  21. Que

    February 8, 2014 at 3:24 pm

    Ify Ighodalo, beauty, plus lovely attitude to match…

    Best dressed…… I seriously wish young girls will leave this type of dressing to those it belongs to….. pls see a gud example n stay away frm this if u’re under 40….. http://www.bellanaija.com/2014/02/07/high-flyers-corporate-elite-moguls-mingle-as-ifeyinwa-ighodalos-do-ii-designs-opens-its-doors-to-lagos-all-the-exclusive-scoop-photos/img_5557-2/

    Ruth Osime n Madam Anums luk alike……..#…!

  22. Lulu

    February 8, 2014 at 7:16 pm

    The Stately, The Graceful and The Gracious.

  23. SaveNaija

    February 8, 2014 at 8:14 pm

    Movers and shakers of Nigeria! Ha, Naija women no gree O’, very industrious….. love the fact that they are manufacturing some of their product line in Nigeria. Nigeria go better! BTW, love Mrs. Imoke’s style.

  24. Olulu

    February 8, 2014 at 10:47 pm

    fyne people, lovely event

  25. onyi

    February 9, 2014 at 12:06 am

    Pls someone should use cane and flog that Olisa Adibua out of that place, and seize that slippers before he leaves! nonsense

    • yardie

      February 10, 2014 at 12:50 pm

      Buahahahahaha, omg, can’t help it

    • nene

      February 11, 2014 at 1:14 pm

      hehehe

  26. SOLO ACT

    February 9, 2014 at 5:11 am

    NKIRU! can i help u? haba! this woman thinks shes a fashionista, but shes not

  27. og

    February 9, 2014 at 10:47 am

    I’m going up to look for the slippers.lol.very inappropriate

  28. bunmi

    February 9, 2014 at 11:25 am

    class in its finest..

  29. laura

    February 9, 2014 at 6:38 pm

    Models are BETH models, thanks.

  30. Bisi BusyBee!

    February 9, 2014 at 6:52 pm

    Event well planned/executed by my [email protected]: Yewande Zacheus of Eventful Ltd.
    Congrats madam Ify Ighodalo, beginning of greater things in your business. Bless U!
    Cheers, busybeeeventsng.com

  31. Mrs Nwosu

    February 9, 2014 at 11:46 pm

    Love it, very classy

  32. sefi-ann

    February 10, 2014 at 2:53 am

    money speaking….das all.

  33. Ewa

    February 10, 2014 at 8:31 am

    The movers and shakers.. Classy event. Breathe of fresh air..

  34. Chu-Chu

    February 10, 2014 at 10:34 am

    Class at its peak…Olisa Purlzzzzz why cant you just learn? Na serious High fliers be this o!!!

  35. Arese

    February 11, 2014 at 11:02 pm

    Can someone find Olisa Adibua a stylish. Abeg!!! Gucci sef wants you to wear something other than their slippers. Like really though.

  36. moimeme

    February 17, 2014 at 10:57 pm

    Doyin Abiola – “To match” (Just saying)

  37. wakapass

    April 27, 2014 at 6:12 pm

    aunty ify and first lady cross river……friends for life……..uncle asue the don himself………………………too much money

  38. Okada

    June 5, 2015 at 2:21 am

    “Aupketeh kete” (As Chinwetalu Agu would say)…. Wao.. classy o. Chai, I like Naija people go pass. Im not from Naija so I dont know these people per say but from the positive comments, it looks like they are “good” pple. This blue dress lady (Ifeyinwa) I now officially claim am as my aunti … ( (thick pidgin accent)…. Everyone looks fresh and happy.

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