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Taiwo Akintunde is an award winning Nigerian based Fashion Designer, she studied English Language at Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago Iwoye, Ogun State. She is the Founder of Ajike’de’Tailor Fashion Academy, a leading Fashion school in South western part of the Country.
She has been in the Fashion business industry for over 10 years, she has an early career in the modeling industry and has featured as a model appearing on several run ways across the country.
Currently she runs a ready to wear and tailored to fit outlet in addition to her flagship tailoring school that majors in teaching the craft of pattern drafting in fashion and designing.
She specializes in the use of African print and foreign fabrics in making uniquely exquisite designs. Her creative skills, trending patterned designs, stylish and detailed finishing has earned her brand a good reputation in the industry.
She is a certified Entrepreneur in Entrepreneurship and Business Management at the Entrepreneur Business School Ibadan. Also an Alumnus of Pan African Women Empowerment Network (PAWEN) who loves to give back to the society through frequent training targeted at younger women and girls by impacting knowledge through skill acquisition program in order to build a community of young talented individuals to reduce unemployment in the society.
She is a certified fashion designer having been well trained in the art and craft of pattern drafting and fashion designing. Also, she’s is a Certified Technical Trainer of the pioneer Technical University, Ibadan Oyo State, an instructor at various vocational institutions organized by both the Governmental and Non- Governmental Organizations across South Western States of Nigeria.
She has won various awards and recognitions such as
Ladies of Honour Award ( Fashion Entrepreneur ’20)
Icon Awards (Best Fashion Academy ’20)
United Nations Award (Distinguished Service and Leadership Award) for effective Leadership qualities in the fashion world 2021.
She is a lover of God, a show business enthusiast and she is married with two lovely kids.