Lisa Folawiyo is a multi-faceted
global womenswear and accessories collection.
Designer, Lisa Folawiyo perfected
the art of wearing Ankara (local West African cloth) through the use of ornate
embellishment. By incorporating texture with this culturally established traditional
textile, Lisa Folawiyo transformed the textile and created a globally coveted
print. This conceptual and global design hybrid has been the key to Lisa
Folawiyo ?s success.
Fused with its very own
African-inspired custom luxury prints, the Lisa Folawiyo collection skillfully
delivers contemporary garments. With a strong eye for tailoring and fit,
Folawiyo creates feminine and modern silhouettes with nods to traditional
Each Lisa Folawiyo garment boasts
a handcrafted and unique history from inception to construction. Folawiyo?s
expert artisans hand embellish each Lisa Folawiyo piece, on average a 240—hour
process that reflects the brands focus on design integrity.
Lisa Folawiyo has shown its
collections on international platforms – in Lagos and Johannesburg to London,
Paris, Milan and New York; from Lagos Fashion & Design Week to New
York Fashion Week to the Pitti W Tradeshow and the Vogue
Talent Exhibition in collaboration with Vogue Italia.
Lisa Folawiyo has been featured
in several publications such as Vogue, Style.com, The New York Times, Harper’s
Bazaar, Women’s Wear Daily, Drapers, BBC.co.uk, Dazeddigital.com,
ModaOperandi.com, The Financial Times Online (How to Spend It), Essence, and
The brand has also been well
received and worn by the likes of actresses, Lupita Nyong’o, Lucy Liu, Thandie
Newton; and Singer, Solange Knowles.
Lisa Folawiyo has been stocked at
Moda Operandi, Mytheresa.com, and Selfridges.
Lisa Folawiyo has collaborated
with global brands such as Blackberry and L’Oreal,
to create limited edition Blackberry Phone cases and Lipstick & Nailpolish
The Lisa Folawiyo line is housed
under the Jewel by Lisa Group, with other brands namely Jewel
by Lisa (The Ankara collection), The J label (The
Diffusion collection), and Pretty Precious (The Kids