About Us

Akinola Couture is a multicultural fashion outfit based in Nigeria, West Africa. A brand with a niche through it’s rich African cultural heritage.

With a vision to being the foremost fashion outfit in the sub sahara continent and the world over and with a mission of expressing creativity with our indigenous reconstructed fabrics with perfect colour blend, superb fitting, top notch finishing and designing to suit personalities is considered our watch word.

Our diversity in the use of cross cultural fabrics in creating timeless pieces over the years in our collections paved way to our lime light in 2012 at the Nigerian Fashion Week and through several fashion shows viz :
Nigerian Fashion Show (NFS),
Nigerian Television Fashion Show NTFS,
Nigerian Fashion Week (NFW),
Ecowas Fashion Show (EFS) ,
African International Fashion Week (AIFW),
Cowie Fashion Show with awards.

Our COUTURE line is meticulously drafted from illustration to finished garment for specific clientele to suit their Red carpet specifications, Weddings, Dinner, Award nights and so on. It’s NOT open to the public.

Our Bespoke collection are seemingly interesting and luxiriously fascinating as well. That feel of comfort and relaxation experienced with a perfect fit that makes you feel free , confident and radiant. Tailored to fit your physic and expresses your uniqueness.

Even at that, time is of essence. As you jump on that flight all over the world and you make your stops with that taxi, it’s imperative to always have an edge when it comes to shoping to picking your desired, easy to wear off the rack outfit enriched with different colours where you can choose your desired colour from our range of collection in African prints, Tye n Dye (Adire) , Ankara, Western fabrics, Italian linen, reconstructed cotton and many more. Our line for off-the-rack has been made uniquely and putting into cognisance time, therefore , you wouldn’t have to be caught in a box while choosing from our range of colours and designs. Wouldn’t you rather be identified with our brand?

Our success stems from the leadership, commitment and professionalism of our staff.

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Olatunde AKINOLA

Olatunde AKINOLA was the Creative Director of Emak’s Couture and now doubles as the Head of Management at AKINOLA COUTURE after re-branding. He hails from Akure in Ondo State, and holds a Masters degree in Economics from the prestigious University of Lagos. He has over 22years of experience on the field. He has designed for numerous Celebrities, Top government officials, MD’s of Corporate and Financial institutions.

Amina Mohammed

Human Resource Manager
Amina Mohammed holds a Diploma in Sociology from University of Jos and a B.Sc in History and International Relation from Lagos State University. She hails from Jada LG area of Adamawa State. Married with two kids. She joined Akinola Couture in 2020. She is responsible for Staff Recruitment , Management and Training.

Alphonsus Oki

Fashion/Social Analyst
An indigine of Delta State with a stern passion for perfection, joined Akinola Couture in 2012. A graduate of Business Management from Ambrose Ali University He is vested with the Critical analysis in societal fashion demands and our social responsibilities as a way of giving back to the society through Akinola Couture foundation . She joined Akinola Couture in 2020, vested with the responsibilities of critical analysis in societal fashion demands and our social responsibilities as a way of giving back to the society through Akinola Couture foundation.

External Adisory Team

Our brand wouldn’t just depend on our strength alone for a tree makes no forest.

Adebayo Adegbe

Born in Lagos-Nigeria, 1989 Science graduate from Lagos state University. Mr. Adebayo Adegbe is a model cum Modeling Instructor, Model Scout, Agent / model Manager, Make-up Artist, show Choreographer and Fashion Designer. Although he studied sciences, his creative side has been tops creating themed award winning...

Adebayo Jones

The name Adebayo Jones is synonymous with exquisite fashion. The London-based fashion designer, style consultant, and television show host, has long been associated with glamour, elegance, opulence, style; he has continued to build an international following for his fashion label over the last three decades.