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  • The Story of Ivy Ekong Fashion

    Ivy Ekong is the founder of Ivy Ekong Fashion, an online store for women that specializes in bandage dresses, evening wear and special occasion dresses. Bombshell recently had the chance to talk to her about the story behind the brand. When asked how she became the founder of a luxury fashion brand, Ivy Ekong prefaced her answer by saying “It’s quite a journey.” This is perhaps an understatement. Ekong, who is now based in England, is origina...
  • British Designer Ivy Ekong Uses Her Fashion Empire To Promote Diversity And Inclusion

    Ivy Ekong continues to use fashion for good by dedicating her empire to diversity and inclusion. Source: Hello beautiful.  Deimante Photo Creations / Deimante Photo Creations Many fashion lovers have come to learn of Ivy Ekong as a fashion blogger turned top luxury designer. She has crafted a dream career to gag any fashionista, but that’s not where the Nigerian-born couturier’s story begins. “While I was in Nigeria, I was modeling and did so...
  • How Lagos became the new fashion capital of the world

    Stylist discovers the Nigerian city at the epicentre of a global fashion movement. If you want to understand Lagos, start with Balogun market. A city within a city, it spills out onto the many streets of Lagos Island, as one of the biggest street markets in Africa. Beaded fabrics and woven mats in orange, green and blue hues explode off the pavements. Earthenware pots and baskets form teetering pyramids as thousands of shoppers dip and dive be...
  • TOP 5 Influencers to follow in 2020

    HEJAR ABDI Hejar Abdi is a well-known Dutch Entrepreneur, Model, TikTok Star and Social Media Influencer from the Netherlands. Based in the city of Amersfoort, Netherlands, Hejar studied physical therapy and graduated in 2015 at the Amsterdam School of Health Professions. Although he loved his work, Hejar always knew he was simply too businessminded to label himself as only a physical therapist. Hejar’s interest and auto-didactic mindset as a...
  • Ivy Ekong on Building Her Fashion Empire

    Ivie Ruth Ekong, popularly known as Ivy Ekong is a Nigerian native who has proved she knows a thing or two when it comes to fashion. Through modeling and beauty pageants, Ekong found opportunities to create quite the name for herself. She served as an image consultant and fashion influencer. In 2017, Ekong launched her own fashion brand for women. We caught up with her to discuss what it’s like being a Nigeran woman founder, the creation of Iv...