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A model wears Maki Oh in Lagos.

Maki Oh: Flygeria

Investigating the essence of Nigerian swagger, and why Maki Oh is the Lagos designer you need to know From the magazine: ISSUE 87, June/July 2013 Mobolaji Dawodu is FADER’s style editor at large, regularly heading … read more »

POSTED September 12, 2013 12:57PM IN STYLE, STYLE NEWS TAGS: , ,
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NYFW: Backstage at Maki Oh Spring 2014

FADER NYFW, Spring 2014 Sure, it’s great to look at clothes on the runway, but the true fun and hard work of New York Fashion Week goes on backstage, with designers, stylists, models and makeup … read more »

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Some time within a year or two of meeting Ron Morelli, I came to Philadelphia, where he was living at the time, and got extremely wasted. After the clubs closed, a bunch of people ended … read more »

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Michelle Obama Wears Maki Oh

While attending a youth event at the Sci-Bono Discovery Center in Johannesburg as part of her big diplomatic trip to Africa this week with Barack, First Lady Michelle Obama took to the stage rocking a … read more »

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A Trip to the Hair Salon with Nigeria’s Maki Oh

The Nigerian womenswear label Maki Oh is always in and of her country—all of her clothes are made in Nigeria using some of the oldest handmade methods and often inspired by traditional African garb. A … read more »

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New York Fashion Week: Interview with Maki Oh

There’s not much quiet time during New York Fashion Week, but we grabbed designer Amaka Osakwe of Maki Oh for a brief chat amidst the insanity to ask about her brand new, Spring 2013 collection.


Maki Oh: Old Spool

The radical traditions of Nigeria’s Maki Oh. “It’s sad that we allow cultures to die,” Maki Oh designer Amaka Osakwe says. “What the world thinks is African print is [actually] from Holland.” But the topsy-turvy … read more »

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