Creative Director of one of Africa’s leading design labels Tiffany Amber,Folake Folarin-Coker is on the cover of TW Magazine‘s April 2014 Issue. Folake is pictured in a blue dress as she smiles on a brocade design chair. She speaks to the publication on life as she knows it, her label and her new anchor Nkiru Adekoya.
“From being named the first ever recipient of The African Fashion Designer of the year award to making the Forbes Power Women List in 2013, Folake the mother, designer, daughter and friend has achieved immense success but not without facing challenges. Through it all, the woman she describes as her “sister from another mother” Nkiru has been there.
In our exclusive sit down with the dynamic duo, they talk candidly about marriage, career, children, personal growth and everything life throws in-between as they unveil the new direction for Tiffany Amber, and a friendship that inspires.”
Emmanuel Babayaro is the celebrity feature this month. As a member of the 1996 gold medal winning Super Eagles team, Babayaro brought national pride to the country. He opens up about life after soccer, venturing into Nollywood and his foray into the music world with his debut album – “Best of Both Worlds” with collaborations with Cobhams Asuquo andID Cabasa.
3 super talented and hard working women who are making strong impacts in their respective fields – singer/songwriter J’odie, host of Classic FM‘s popular breakfast show Bukola Sawyerr Izeogu and Deborah Augustine of Elam, President of General Electric Foundation.
The fashion editorial for this month is all about colours, joy and freedom of spring. The TW Style team present a high fashion shoot from the beautiful city of Vienna featuring Michaela Awawu Obemeata in vibrant pieces by African designers in diaspora.
You also get a first look at Needlepoint’s Cruise 2014 collection and a “Practical Girl’s Guide” on how to wear easy breezy overalls this season.
TW for April is loaded with regular features on relationships, health, finance and beauty, plus articles to help you live your best, most authentic life, this edition is definitely one not to be missed. The issue is out now and available at newsstands nationwide. You can also download the app from the Apple Store or on the Google Play Store
Log on to www.twmagazine.net for more info
Cover Story: Hauwa R. Mukan
Photography: Bamiyor at BIE Photography
Outfit: Tiffany Amber
Make-up: MJ @ Zaron Cosmetics
Hair: Valentine from Apples & Oranges