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Designer Tehilah Abakasanga of ÖFUURË presents The IGHÓ Collection, Named After her Mother

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Designer Tehilah Abakasanga of ÖFUURË, a womenswear brand presents the IGHÓ collection. Here’s what she told BN Style;

The IGHÓ collection was my winning AFWT (African fashion week Toronto) student design competition 2016 collection. IGHÓ means wealth in Edo, and this collection was named after my mum whose name is Omonigho.

It’s not your average ankara collection. I incorporated some of my favourite fabrics like tulle and fringe with different textures, hand sewn appliqués and some beadwork. Overall it was a very fun collection to work on.

See the Lookbook

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Credits
Designer: Tehilah Abakasanga, ÖFUURË | @ofuure
Assisted by: Chelsea Chidolue | @chelseachidolue
Photographer: Ifunanya Paulinus of Ify Photography | @ify_p
Model: Annesta | @annesterzz
Makeup: Faces by Pureness | @facesbypureness

5 Comments

  1. Anon

    November 28, 2016 at 10:35 am

    Lovely!

  2. lola

    November 28, 2016 at 10:49 am

    this is lovely

  3. Rer

    November 28, 2016 at 11:50 am

    Breath of fresh air… Nice one

  4. Sarah Jones

    November 28, 2016 at 3:26 pm

    Wow! Incredible…love the pieces, creative and breathtaking.
    I can’t wait to get some pieces for a classy night out

  5. Esther Abakasanga

    December 4, 2016 at 10:50 pm

    Tehilah, you worked so hard to put the pieces together .. The lord will continue to bless your hard work and creativity. Thanks for naming your collection after me. I am humbled by it and very proud of you.
    Keep up the good work, Your best days are ahead of you.
    Mama

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