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“Women are created to rule the world” – Reni Folawiyo on Forbes Woman Africa’s Against The Odds with Peace Hyde



When Nigerian businesswoman Reni Folawiyo decided to launch the first ever luxury fashion destination for Nigerians and Westerners alike she had several hurdles to overcome.

The idea was not only bold and unheard of, but she also had to contend with naysayers who said her ideas were too far fetched.

In this episode of Against The Odds with Peace Hyde, she shares with Forbes Woman Africa, just how powerful the resolve of a woman can be and how to achieve your passion now matter the difficulties.

Watch the full episode below.


  1. Gambi

    August 12, 2017 at 2:26 am

    Great episode!

  2. Taylor

    August 12, 2017 at 2:27 am

    Interesting story but she forgot to add that having a rich husband Aldo helped…kmt

    • Lateefah

      August 12, 2017 at 11:36 am

      I beg to differ. She would have achieved all these without a rich husband, she was also born with a silver spoon. She is really super ambitious!

    • Anon

      August 12, 2017 at 1:14 pm

      She’s very rich as well, from her father.

  3. lilo

    August 12, 2017 at 4:28 am

    The folawiyo grand dame. At least Lisa has officially given up on keeping up with Reni…

    • Denzel

      August 12, 2017 at 8:52 am

      You want to take over from Letty and John as president of Never Happy and Hates all Rich Women Club.

  4. artklub

    August 12, 2017 at 10:25 am

    Alara is amazing store! Its so impressive – I think it may be the best concept fashion store in the world and I have seen a few. So proud of her!

  5. dee

    August 14, 2017 at 11:14 pm

    Isnt the picture in 1:39 Beyonce???LOLLLL

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