On Wednesday 8th October 2014, Nigerian Designer Amaka Osakwe of Maki Oh was invited by the First Lady of United States of America, Michelle Obama to join some of Michelle’s favorite designers at the 2014 ‘Celebration of Design‘ cocktail event at The White House. (See details on the event here)
At the evening reception, Amaka wore a piece from her latest Spring 2015 Ready-to-Wear collection paired with her signature beehive wrap, black heels and a small patent clutch.
At the reception Maki mingled with fashionable personalities like Supermodel Naomi Campbell, Cosmopolitan Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles, Designer Duro Olowu, Designer Humberto Leon of Kenzo as well as a few of her relatives.
Maki Oh’s powerful celebrity fans don’t stop with Mrs Obama, international stars such as Beyonce, Solange Knowles, Lelee Sobieski, Rihanna & Kerry Washington have all embraced the label.