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Nipo Skin & ÀSÀKÉOGÉ set to showcase at Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2016

Nipo Skin is a Fashion Brand that operates in the city of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. The brand has been in existence for almost a decade and has over these years grown to become one of the leading brands in high fashion for men and women in all parts of the country. The brand mirrors Ghana’s growing diversity and genuinely appeals to a myriad of demographics. Today the brand seeks to serve the fashion needs of men and women of all colours, ages and incomes, all over the world and Nipo Skin has been able to achieve this by exporting Bespoke Pieces to its clients abroad.

Nipo Skin offers a world of sophistication, comfort and class too both men and women that makes them feel confident and in tune with the changing trends in the ever so dynamic Fashion Industry.
With a passion for intricate cuts and details in construction, Nipo Skin recognizes the need to provide interesting artistic fashionable pieces for every individual that wants to stay in tune with their sense of style and comfort.

The brand has worked on many platforms, styling various celebrities and pageant queens: Some of which include Miss Maliaka 2010 and 2011 and the Head Designer of Face of Independence Hall, KNUST from 2013 to 2016. The brand has showcased its various collections in the past on various runway events in country including the KNUST Fashion Week and Kumasi Fashion Week.
ÀSÀKÉOGÉ pronounced (A-SHA- KE-O-GE). ‘Asake’ is the founder’s native name and ‘Oge’ means Fashion in her native Yoruba language.
The London based brand, was founded by Oluyomi Asake Agoro from Nigeria, West Africa. The idea was borne in March 2009 at the London Metropolitan Fashion and Dance Charity Show when she was invited to come up with a collection for the fundraiser.
Officially launched with the “Afrolosophy” collection in spring 2010, ÀSÀKÉOGÉ had a clear vision, to design and produce garments that women of all shapes and sizes would love to wear. Specializing in custom-made womenswear with a passion for bold colours and prints borne from her roots and guided by a strong British tailoring influence, ÀSÀKÉOGÉ designs and produces limited edition ready to wear and one-off garments for the fashion forward woman. Each garment is tailored with attention to detail and emphasis on the feminine silhouette.

The ethos of the label is individuality and uniqueness, it’s a brand for pace setters not fashion followers. The ‘Out Of Africa’ couture collection features exotic African animals and scenery hand painted with jewel embellishments while the ready to wear collection features cutting edge designs in bold prints and tailored silhouettes while a made to measure services is available for occasion and everyday wear.
The limited edition ready to wear is a solution to the fashion victim who finds it easier to follow high street trends as AsakeOge instead designs and produces original, contemporary pieces that set the trend. As well as being available online, bespoke services are also offered for that one-off outfit you need to stand out in the crowd.


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