With a degree in clothing and textile management, Koko has had the opportunity to work with and learn from some incredible brands that have helped shape the fashion industry. From merchandising with DKNY to production with American Eagle Outfitters, her experiences inspired her foray into the wonderful world of textiles.
In her words, “I have had a deep rooted love affair with fashion, which has led to an amazing and most fulfilling career in the industry.”
About the garment factory
The garment factory, specializes in the reinvention of traditional prints. These prints which transcend generations have in recent times experienced a surge in popularity both locally and internationally. In staying current they have managed to merge the old with the new, by producing traditional ankara and adire prints using unconventional and unexpected base fabrications. The fabricscome in an array of fresh, new prints and colors that can be used in the production of fabulously fun garments and home furnishings.
In addition, the factory has introduced the option to produce custom one-of-kind prints for commercial use by garment makers. According to Okoko, The Garment factory has “In the spirit of reinventing ourselves and our traditions, ventured into the wedding industry with a fresh take on ‘asoebi,’ a great new way to combine that traditional feel with a contemporary look”. TGF also offersa one-on-one consultation service with a brilliant and highly experienced in-house textile designer, who upon request, will design your very own exclusive, custom print.
“We are very proud to be part of an impressive and ever growing industry here in Nigeria. We hope to continue to motivate our colleagues to inspire, create, build and grow the institution that is the Nigerian fashion industry.”