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The Boardroom 2018 Collection from Makioba effortlessly brings style and comfort to your workplace. The collection sees the Makioba woman in beautiful silhouettes in neutral colors, with clothes projecting the 21st century power woman.     Shop the Boardroom Collection: Go to shop Credits Designer: @MakiobaOfficial Models: Winifred Amangele (@queen_curvy_ebony) Lisa Omorodion (@princesslisahenry) Photography: Smiles Fotofrafi (@SmilesFotografi) Make-up: Damola Adeniji (@House_of_Aphrodity) Team: Chije Carter (@MyNameLong) Seyi Omogunwa (@SeyiFrederick) Wunmi Olaleye (@Omj_15) Creative Direction/Styling: Makioba Olugbile (@Makioba_) Copywriter: David Nwachukwu (@Dav.Eb.Nw)

The Boardroom AW 2018 Collection


Just like the name translates, the Resort 2018 offering from Makioba aims to make every woman feel like a star. A brand known for flattering, curve attenuating pieces, these new pieces do not disappoint. The collection sees the Makioba woman in ultra glam mode, with clothes oozing old Hollywood sensuality and modern red carpet realness. The name of the collection–LOLIA– comes from the Creative Director’s native Kalabari language (Lolia: Star) and thus makes it one of her most personal collections yet. The range features fabulous floor length gowns, jumpsuits, coats and cocktail and tea dresses in classic shades of pink […]

Lolia: 2018 Resort Collection


Just in time for summer, Makioba unveils its SS17 mid-season collection–Efflorescence–inspired largely by the Creative Director’s love for flowers. Based on an unfussy color scheme, the label uses this to show seasonal changes and depict a woman in bloom. The collection brings a fresh take on floral for warmer weather months by sticking with lush muted tones that not only reflect our climate, but also the seemingly increased chaos in the world at large. The new range has pieces that are both thoughtful and arresting at the same time.  The collection sees the Makioba Woman revisiting past silhouettes while re-purposing them and evolving […]

Efflorescence: SS17 Mid-Season Collection



Easing into the month of April with a sense of feminine authenticity and a clear  vision of what it means to be stylishly confident no matter your size. Makioba presents a stellar collection of stylish dresses for the modern day woman with a  vehement look on body positivity.   And what better way to cite the true art of being feminist than with a gorgeous ensemble of clean cut dresses that are form fitting and ooze the confidence every woman deserves. The April collection boasts of the finest materials crafted with superb floral details, stunning lace prints and fringed details […]

April (2017) Lookbook: The Easter Edition


Celebrating the essence of the Makioba woman, the March Lookbook is especially poignant seeing as it coincides with International Women’s Month. With bold colors and intricate detailing, these clothes are designed to highlight all the fabulous aspects of a woman’s body. The prints, embellishments, and appliqués are evocative of traditional femininity in the sense that they frame different silhouettes in innovative forms all the while maintaining Makioba’s brand ethos of bringing couture sensibilities and contemporary style to plus sized women. The lookbook features an array of signature Makioba dresses as well as separates that could very well be staples in […]

March (2017) Lookbook (Gladys Series)