Nigerian-born Yemi Osunkoya is the award-winning designer behind the Kosibah Creations He established the Kosibah Creations label in London in 1991.
Naming his company in honour of his mother, Yemi fuses subtle African influences with Western styles to create contemporary and elegant gowns that curve, shape and impress the hourglass shape. This is Yemi's signature silhouette.
He has been showered with accolades: Bridal Designer of the Year at the Mahogany Bridal Awards in 2002 and 2004; he has been awarded the Highly Commended designation in the National Weddings show in 2002; received Diamond recognition from National Weddings in 2005; and the Excellence Award at the Gathering of Africa’s Best in November 2006.
ITS ALL START FROM HERE!
With a client list that includes leading actress Louise Rose, Alesha Dixon former lead singer of Mis-teeq, former Three Degree's singer Sheila Ferguson; singer Stephanie Benson; Actress Indra Ové and not forgetting Miss World Agbani Darego and unique, progressive style that both caresses the past and kisses the lips of the future. more..http://www.kosibah.co.uk/... http://www.yemio.co.uk/
WHO WORE KOSIBAL LEBEL!! SHE IS THE WINNER OF MNET FACE OF AFRICA 2010 "LUKUNDO NALUNGWE IN THE WINNING DRESS: BY YEMI!
It took four people (including myself) and 6 solid weeks of hard work to produce the dress. Despite the top bit of the fabric being Woodin, it had 4320 Swarovski diamante stones and including man hours, the dress] is worth 6,000 GBP (pounds)."... No wonder his dress make the female body so perfect.
Congratulations to Lukundo from Zambia who took the crown at MNET Face of Africa 2010 awards, from this dress made by YEMI - KOSIBAH Lebel. http://www.kosibah.co.uk/.. http://www.yemio.co.uk/
YEMI SHOWING HIS KOSIBAH LEBEL ON THE SPORAH SHOW!
Yes told the Sporah Show He was very fortunate that he had very forward thinking parents that spotted a talent he had and supported him all the way. Yemi Osunkoya, is among A select few designers of African descent flying the flag internationally. http://www.kosibah.co.uk/... http://www.yemio.co.uk/
SPORAH AND YEMI OSUNKOYA!
Sporah at Yemi's Studio.
Yemi was chosen for a finalist at the recent MNET Face of Africa modelling competition... http://www.kosibah.co.uk/,
DURING THE INTERVIEW!
Sporah Meet Yemi Osunkoya! The award-winning designer behind the Kosibah. Yemi's lient list includes leading actress Louise Rose, Alesha Dixon former lead singer of Mis-teeq, former Three Degree's singer Sheila Ferguson; singer Stephanie Benson; Actress Indra Ové and not forgetting Miss World Agbani Darego And many more.
Yes told the Sporah Show He was very fortunate that he had very forward thinking parents that spotted a talent he had and supported him all the way..http://www.kosibah.co.uk/, http://www.yemio.co.uk/
Among the awards that Kosibah Creations and Yemi have won are:
• Excellence Award, Gathering of Africa's Best, Nov 2006
• Diamond Recognition from National Weddings, Sep 2005
• Bridal Designer of the Year, 2002 and 2004,
Mahogany Bridal Awards
He sayed, Thanks to internet sites such as facebook, A Small world and Twitter all of which I have a presence, I’ve been able to take my designs to a world-wide audience and have had extremely good feedback.