‘Rays of the Moon’ Collection By Makioba is Sensational

Please note that this post contains affiliate links and any sales made through such links will reward me a small commission – at no extra cost for you.

We all love to try new things and most women we know love wearing new clothes. The new ready to wear trend which a lot of fashion designers are adopting should make it easier to find something new to wear each day; if you can afford it. The problem a lot of African women face is that these designers are making clothes for women they cannot relate with. African women come in all shapes and sizes, but mostly in plus size. Plus size fashion is slowly catching on in Nigeria and MAKIOBA, the eponymous fashion brand is leading the way in plus size fashion.

makioba rays of the moon collection


During the just concluded Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week (HLFDW), Makioba’s curvy models stole the show as they clearly ruled the runway. Her new collection, “Rays of the Moon” debuted and the designs were simply sensational. The designer focused on elegant cuts and stylish designs. What we particularly loved about this collection was how elegant they were. She chose a monochromatic theme and came out with outstanding designs that were worthy of the runway.


Makioba Olugbile
The Designer: Makioba Olugbile


According to the designer, Makioba Olugbile, she was inspired to cater for the plus sized community because majority of our high street boutiques usually lack stylish designs for plus size women. And if you are a size 14 and over, you know how frustrating it can be to find trend outfits that don’t look like something a grandma would wear.

Body confidence is a major issue for women who are quite curvy and finding clothes that fit and that look good on you is a major part of feeling good about yourself. Makioba understands that particularly as her size is what she describes as “Africa 16.” She is passionate about her craft and it is evident in every piece she showcased.

We really love the Rays of the Moon collection by Makioba and evidently, we’re not the only ones as Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda Coker was spotted in the LISA dress, which was part of that collection. See pictures of the collection below.


Rays of the Moon Collection by Makioba


whatsapp-image-2016-11-01-at-17-08-26 whatsapp-image-2016-11-01-at-17-08-26-6 whatsapp-image-2016-11-01-at-17-08-26-5 whatsapp-image-2016-11-01-at-17-08-26-4 whatsapp-image-2016-11-01-at-17-07-45 whatsapp-image-2016-11-01-at-17-08-26-1 whatsapp-image-2016-11-01-at-17-08-26-2



The owner of this website is a participant in the Amazon Affiliates Program. Therefore, the links here might be affiliate links and sales from them may earn a small commission for us – at no extra cost to you. Since we only recommend stuff we have faith in, you’re in good hands.

We'd love to hear from you

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.