Tiffany Amber: 20 years of Nigerian Ready to Wear
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Amidst the couture frenzy of Paris Fashion Week, one event turned the spotlight specifically on the best of African luxury clothing brands. Amongst the creations on display at Luxury Connect Africa were those of the brand Tiffany Amber. It was founded in Lagos in 1998 by Folake Coker. The Nigerian designer tells us how she plans on marking 20 years in the business.
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