Lisa Folawiyo of Jewel by Lisa Stuns on the Cover of Genevieve Magazine’s September Issue

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Lisa Folawiyo Genevieve Magazine

Lisa Folawiyo, founder and creative director of Jewel by Lisa, is the cover girl for this months’s issue of Genevieve Magazine, Nigeria’s leading fashion and lifestyle publication. Check out what the magazine editors had to say about the designer on their cover, then head over there to Genevieve Magazine for more details and where to purchase your copy. “September is … Read More

Fashion Business: (Video) ZARA OPKARA on How She Helped Take the Jewel by Lisa Brand Went From Local to Global

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Zara Okpara NDANI TV

Fashion consultant and publicist, Zara Okpara shares with Ndani TV’s ‘Fashion Insider’on the challenges of a young creative entrepreneur, the current boom of the African fashion industry and the influx of international recognition. “My goal has always been to build brands,” she says in the inspiring interview. Taking a brand that is small, and turning it into a luxury brand. … Read More

Music Meets Runway Unveils Participating Designers | Deola Sagoe, Mai Atafo, Ituen Basi & More

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Mai Atafo

Music Meets Runway unveils 6 iconic designers who will be showcasing at this year’s edition. Music Meets Runway (MMR) has successfully showcased Nigeria’s talent in the fashion and music industry in the past years and has also encouraged up and coming designers by giving them a platform for recognition. This is the 3rd edition and its tagged ‘iconic’, which features … Read More

Fashion Business: Is Nigeria the Next Frontier for Fashion Retail? #Africanfashion

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MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week Nkwo 5

Is Nigeria the next frontier for fashion retail? While South Africa has enjoyed a thriving retail climate, Nigeria, especially when it comes to fashion, has been lagging. However, in just the past few years alone, it appears Nigeria may very well be the next frontier for fashion retail. From stores like Zara, Mango, Levi’s, Nike and many more Western brands … Read More

African Luxury Brand Jewel by Lisa Partners with L’Oréal Italy, Expands into $170 Billion Beauty Industry

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Jewel by Lisa L'Oreal Lipstick

Opportunities abound for African designers to collaborate/partner with Western brands in various brand licensing scheme. Until now, we have not really seen African fashion design brands seize those opportunities, especially in the beauty industry said to be worth over $170 billion, globally. Within the past twenty four (24) hours, however, rising Nigerian design brand, Jewel by Lisa (JBL), breaks the … Read More

Jewel by Lisa – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection #Africanfashion #Africanluxurybrands

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Nigerian Fashion label Jewel by Lisa owned by Lisa Folawiyo has become a highly coveted brand within Africa that also continues to gain momentum on the international front. On the international front, in the last few years alone, Jewel by Lisa has enjoyed numerous American celebrities rocking her designs and international fashion buzz. What is the secret? We think it … Read More