Nigerian-born Fashion designer was enlisted by U.S First Lady to decorate the White House in preparation for the this year’s Christmas celebrations. Olowu decorated the Vermeil room. He was born to a Nigerian father and Jamaican mother.
Duro was raised in Lagos and studied law in London before returning to Nigeria to practice for a few years. Here he developed an interest in fashion. In October 2004, he launched his first women’s wear label with a collection for Spring/Summer 2005. .
His designs have earned him clients like Michelle Obama, who has worn his designs severally. The list of celebrities who wear his design include, Uma Thurman, Keira Knightley and Linda Evangelista; one of the most accomplished and influential models of all time…..
Source : Gist Arena