Sisi Abah Folawiyo Takes Back The Throne On The Cover Of Vanguard Allure

Abah Folawiyo is one of the iconic names that ruled the Nigerian fashion industry as early as the 70s, she was part of the first people to spearhead a fashion revolution that embraced the beauty of our beautiful ankara fabrics which today has become a favourite for all of us.

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Famously known by her fashion label Labanella back then, she took fashion to a whole new level.

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As she turns 75 this July, she sat down with Allure’s Yemisi Suleiman to relive her past experiences, her challenges as a designer, life as a widow and her expectations for the fashion industry.

Creative Director: Nelly Mesik
Photography: Bamiyo Emina
Makeup: Kafi Makeovers and Mabella Makeovers

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