Omoyemi Akerele has two law degrees, is starting a third, and contemplating a PhD. She worked as a stylist and started a PR agency before eventually starting Lagos Fashion Weekand Style House Files.
In just 15 years, she has gone from having a budding career in law to becoming one of the renowned pioneers in the Nigerian fashion industry. For her cover feature, she talks to Guardian Life about her career, and how she uses her platforms to help develop the industry.
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In just 15 years, Omoyemi Akerele (@omoyemiakerele) has gone from having a budding career in law to becoming one of the renowned pioneers in the Nigeria fashion industry. She talks to us about her career, and how she uses her platforms to help develop the industry. Grab a copy of tomorrow's @guardianlifeng in The Guardian to read more Creative Team Creative Direction: Chidera Muoka (@themadamezeta) Photography: Jerrie Rotimi (@jerrie_rotimi) Styling: Nkem Okorafor (@nkemokorafor) Make-up: Jumoke Tychus for Eyesome Beauty (@eyesome_beauty) Shoot Assistant: Chidirim Ndeche (@chidrim) #guardianlifeng #omoyemiakerele #guardiannigeria #fashion #LFW #pioneer #TheGuardianNg