Buki Akiba

Buki Akiba studied design at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design and is now a successful menswear designer in Lagos, Nigeria. Buki’s trademark designs feature knitting with African fabrics such as the Yoruba hand-woven Aso-Oke with silk and cotton to create a luxury fabric. She plans to open a studio factory in Ghana to revive the African textile industry with government support.