Mowalola Ogunlesi is a Nigerian-British fashion designer and singer who came to the limelight after her debut menswear collection Psychedelic hit the runway. She is also well known for working with a variety of textiles, which include leather and PVC to produce non-tradition silhouettes, as inspired by London youth culture.
Ogunlesi has worked with top celebrities like Naomi Campbell and Skepta. She was also named by Elle as one of “10 Trailblazing Women Changing The Future You Need To Know”.
|Date of Birth:||March 25, 1995|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos State|
|Net Worth:||Not Estimated|
Mowalola was born on March 25, 1995 in Lagos, to Nigerian parents who are fashion designers. Her father is the co-founder of men’s fashion label, Sofisticat, and her mother, Adenike Ogunlesi of Ruff ‘n’ Tumble specializes in women’s clothing. Her grandmother, Scottish moved to Nigeria after getting married to Ogunlesi’s grandfather in the 1960s.
She moved from Nigeria to attend all-girls Catholic boarding school in Surrey, England, at the age of 12.
She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Fashion at Central Saint Martins – University of the Arts London. She also enrolled in the Master of Arts programme at Central Saint Martins but dropped out in 2018.
Ogunlesi grew up around fashion as her both parents are fashion designers. She apllied for Fashion East, a nonprofit organization that supports young designers and gives them a platform to show at London Fashion Week.
She made her London Fashion Week debut in January 2019 through Fashion East and showed womenswear for the first time.
With her unique designs, she has attracted the attention of music artists such as Kanye West, Drake, Steve Lacy, and Solange.
She created outfits for Skepta’s “Pure Water” music video. She was part of the six designers approached by British Vogue to style Barbie dolls for the brand’s 60th anniversary.
However, a 10-year Yeezy Gap partnership with Mowalola was announced on June 26, 2020.
She was named by Elle as one of “10 Trailblaizing Women Changing The Future You Need to Know”, in October 2020. Others on the list include Koffee, Ngozi Onwurah, Simi Lindgren, Balanda Atis, Tobi Kyeremateng, Holly Fischer, Magdalene Abraha, Celeste and Margaret Busby.
Mowalola is also a singer who released two singles “Truck” and “Wawa” in 2021. She was also featured on Namasenda’s single “Banana Clip”
Mowalola Ogunlesi earns from her career as a top-class fashion designer. Her net worth has not been estimated
Mowalola Ogunlesi is active on social media. She is on Instagram @mowalola
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Who is Mowalola Ogunlesi?
Mowalola Ogunlesi is a Nigerian-British fashion designer who became known after her debut menswear collection Psychedelic hit the runway.
How old is Mowalola Ogunlesi?
Mowalola Ogunlesi was born on March 25, 1995.
Where is Mowalola Ogunlesi from?
Mowalola Ogunlesi is originally from Lagos, Nigeria.
Is Mowalola Ogunlesi married?
Mowalola Ogunlesi has not revealed details of her relationship.
What is Mowalola Ogunlesi Net Worth?
Mowalola Ogunlesi net worth has not been estimated.