I started my passion for fashion at age ten, when I
persuaded my mother to let me assist her at her fashion design studio, every
day after school. At that young age I learned a lot about design and running a
fashion business. At the age of thirteen my family moved from Nigeria to
Atlanta, Georgia and I started my modeling career. I modeled for major
companies throughout the South.
As my modeling career advanced I fell in love with the
beauty and glamour of the industry, I fell in love with the classic charm, and
I fell in love with the well-crafted luxurious Items specifically handbags that
I got to wear as a model. But I soon realized that most women including myself
could not afford the luxurious accessories and clothing that I modeled in
magazines and on the runway.
After earning my Master’s Degree in Business
Administration in 2008, I decided to put my educational background with my
years of experience in the fashion industry and create a luxurious brand for
the everyday fashionable woman. With the support my husband Alfred Alli,
F&W Style was born. Our handbags are now in over 40 boutiques including
select Ritz Carlton Gift shops nationwide.