With the ever rising popularity of Instagram following its £1bn purchase by Facebook, the Apple/Android photo-sharing app is no longer just a community of photo enthusiasts and cat ladies but also a style portal  attracting fashionistas worldwide joining the community to share their stylish world.

One such fashionista is Asake Agoro, the founder of Asake Oge Couture. A third generation seamstress, growing up around the creative energy in a couture household enabled her to design and make garments for herself from the age of 15. She honed an innate skill by producing one-off pieces that soon drew the attention of those around her who requested to have garments made for them.

Asake’s Instagram uploads certainly reflects the designer’s creativity and street style credentials with one-off pieces inspired by her Nigerian roots and contemporary celebrity styles often modelled by Asake herself.

But not content with just her street style posts, Asake also makes the best best use of Instagram, uploading images of her dresses on the red carpet and behind the scenes.

Kate Henshaw-Nuttal in AsakeOge

Fatima Jabbe in AsakeOge

FAB Editor-in-chief Sinem Bilen-Onabanjo in AsakeOge

If you are on Instagram and you’re not following Asake’s inspirational posts, you’re most certainly committing a fashion crime.

IG name: Asake

 

 

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One Response

  1. tomwah

    I manage a company that produces revolutionary ankara product that clearly defines the african called “OGE” proud to know there’s some1 else somewhere doing well with the name.

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