I had never been to an all in One shop before till I stepped into the Cool Fashion House! The Cool Fashion House is a combination of ‘Three in One’, with Mrs. Kate Kukoyi, who is also the fashion designer for brand ‘MeeAfrik Couture’ at its helm.
I’ll break it down, there are three fashion-inspired houses in the Cool Fashion House, the first, in no particular order, is the MeeAfrik Couture, which deals solely in fashion designing and tailoring. The second is ‘ShopAllYouWant’ a boutique which offers so many fashionable pieces for both men and women, from clothings to accessories. While the third is the fashion school aimed at training budding fashion designers/tailors to be.
Mrs. Kate’s passion for dressing both Nigerian ladies and men pushed her to establishing a fashion house which meets the needs of both clothes shoppers and clients in search of quality.
I have met Kate and I must say that she’s talented, she has made many of my clothes and I have shopped from her boutique as well. I am really impressed with Kate’s creativity and with her designs which I must say, are quite affordable as you can make and purchase clothes from the Cool Fashion house without breaking the bank. *I’ll tell you guys a secret…’the gold sequin dress I wore in my profile image on the right side of the blog-site was designed and tailored by her…cool right?*
On the reasons she merged both a boutique and a fashion house together, here’s what she says;
“I love designing and transforming fabrics but I found out that people also love the ‘all ready made clothing’ so, I started a boutique section within my fashion house. Soon, people had flooded in, ready to buy clothings as they found out that they were affordable and nice, so I thought to myself, ‘why don’t I expand this?’ and I did. Now, we have the Cool Fashion House and I am so excited to see my dreams turn to reality.”
On her Fashion house,
“I have always been drawn to designing clothes right from childhood and after graduating, I found that I couldn’t find a tailor who could interprete style the way I wanted, so I started trying out tailoring by making my own clothes. I decided to enrol into fashion school and there I learnt a whole lot about the body shape and clothes that fit different body types. My clients love how I transform their fabrics and I love seeing smiles on their faces.”
On the 1st of October, The Cool Fashion House will be opening for business with a mini soiree and an afternoon of shopping and mingling. I’ll be there, perched at a corner, eating small chops, sipping cocktails and shopping too…
I hope to see you guys there too.
The Cool Fashion house fashion school, is designed to train fashion enthusiasts in different areas like:
1. Machine Control,
4. Pattern Making,
5. Computer Aided Designing,
6. Garment Designing & Finishing,
7. Fashion as a business and lots more…
The Cool Fashion House is located at:
No 17 Adeboyejo Street, Off Odolowu Street, Ijeshatedo Surulere, Lagos.
Phone number: 09032116824
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