AsakeOge Couture was founded by Asake Agoro from Nigeria. The Label was launched February 2009 at the London Metropolitan Fashion and Dance Charity Show when she was invited to come up with a collection for the fundraiser.
A 3rd 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-
The inspiration behind the designs comes from her roots and the couture collection features exotic African animals and scenery hand painted with jewel embellishments. The ready to wear collection features cutting edge designs in bold prints and tailored silhouettes with the ethnic influence apparent. The Asakeoge label offers made to measure services for occasion and everyday wear.
The garments are handmade by Asake or manufactured using mostly silk, cotton and
linen which are natural fabrics. The limited edition ready to wear is a solution
to the fashion victim who finds it easier to follow high street trends as AsakeOge
instead designs and produces original, contemporary pieces that set the trend. As
well as being available online, bespoke services are also offered for that one-
Asake herself says, “My passion for individuality is apparent in every work I create,
for me the wow-
The ready to wear draws from her couture roots with exaggerated shoulders, cinched waists and sharp silhouettes. It celebrates the classic feminine hourglass shape with a hint of the tribal.
Strides Media Awards Entrepreneur of the Year 2010
African Tourism Awards Finalist 2010
BEFFTA Best female Fashion Designer 2010
Life Changers Awards Best fashion Designer 2011
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