Andrea Iyamah - owned by Nigerian fashion designer Andrea Dumebi Iyamah is a clothing line strongly inspired by ethnic cultures and elements of nature. Founded in 2011, Andrea Iyamah adopts design elements that stay true to creating authentic clothing and resort wear that celebrate her African roots and cultures beyond. Inspired by travel and nature, the bold colors, modern femininity, retro-classic silhouettes, and a contemporary edge appeal to the A. I woman who is an adventurer in spirit, mind, and style.
Born in 1993, with a flair for fashion and the arts, Andrea advanced her tailoring skills and educated herself about fashion which fuelled the start of her brand at 17. Andrea was motivated by her passion for creativity and was determined to build an African-owned brand that is rich and bold in style and internationally recognized.
Andrea Iyamah gained repeated recognition for her work in fashion featuring Vogue, Forbes, InStyle, Huff Post, and more. Her AI ready-to-wear and bridal wear explores the use of quality tailoring and rich fabrics in its signature jewel tones inspired by the rich colors of nature, influenced by its African heritage with Michelle Obama, Kate Hudson, Gabrielle Union, Ciara, and Issa Rae all spotted in AI.
Operating out of Toronto, Lagos, and New York, the brand caters to females across borders who are confident, adventurous, and unafraid of clothing designed with a statement.