Ijeoma Obodoefuna Okoye


Ijeoma Obodoefuna Okoye
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I studied Microbiology at the University but I have passion for fashion. I am also very creative and I have a very unique way of styling existing designs.
I have worked with different companies both in my field as a microbiologist and also in an Information technology company.
I pay good attention to details and trends, but wish to create my designs. 
I love uniqueness in designs, fashion and styling.

Our readers would love to get to know you more Ijeoma . Tell us about yourself, what is unique about you?

I am very creative, I love fashion, designs ans unique styling. I am here to make a difference in fashion.

Ijeoma , what are your passion and aspiration in life? How did you start as a Designer?

My passion is designing .K aspire to make a difference in the world of fashion design.
I started by creating designs that I have not seen.

Who is your inspiration in life Ijeoma ? How do you keep inspired?

My inspiration is my creativity, I have deep creative skills, I am also inspired by world designers like Marc Jacobs , Cesare Paciotti and Roberto Cavali. I have a strong woman who I admire so much, Gabrielle Union, she inspires by her strength.

We all make mistakes Ijeoma , we wish we could take back. Please tell us about a time being a Designer , you wish you’d handled a situation differently with a colleague.
As an upcoming designer, I have not had much situations.

Ijeoma  ,when you’re working with a large number of clients, it’s tricky to deliver excellent service to them all. As a Designer, how do you go about prioritizing your clients’ needs?

I attend to their needs, one at a time while considering their level of urgency.

Please tell us Ijeoma , about a time you had to be very strategic in order to meet all your top priorities as a Designer?

When I was creating my second design, I had to be extra careful as I needed it to have a dramatic finishing and be unique. 

Ijeoma , please give us an example of a time when you were able to successfully persuade someone to see things your way at work.
Getting my tailor to sow my first design was challenging but I was patient and persuasive enough to get things come out the way I wanted.

Ijeoma please tell us about your proudest professional accomplishment as a Designer. There might be many, but there is always this proudest moment that you just want to share to everyone. What is it and why?
My first two designs. They came out very beautiful and were appreciated.

Ijeoma , please give us an example of a time you were able to be creative with your work. What was exciting or difficult about it?
The exciting part was imagining the outcome and the difficult part is the anxiety that comes with whether the design will be accepted on average.

What advice would you give to the people who wants to be successful as a Designer?

I will advise persistence and patience.

Are you looking for collaboration with fashion talents, brands and creatives? If yes, please state below what type of collaboration you are looking for?
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Now for the best part Ijeoma ! Please upload 5-10 photos so we can get to see your work.
Photo Credits:
Photographer: Studio56, tugap media
@tugapimage, @ studio_56_photography


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