Joan Ibuzo, Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur, and the Creative Director of House Of Marie. Joan’s unique talent and modern vision have fueled her rise as the leading creative force behind one of Nigeria’s most celebrated fashion houses.
A driven Designer whose passion has always been fashion.
Joan studied Economics at the University Of Sokoto and graduated with honors. She also attended and acquired an Entrepreneurial Management Certificate from the Lagos Business School of the Pan African University before becoming a player in the building of many Fashion/Production related companies one to note is SilverBird Productions - one of the few powerhouses with fashion and events in Nigeria. She organized numerous fashion shows and events and was even highly instrumental in finding the talented Agbani Darego, who later went on to win the “Miss World” competition in 2001.
She transformed House Of Marie’s classics such as the Floral Dress pattern and traditional west African attire and iconography into a novel and hugely successful designs.