ABOUT the ceo

Princess Latifat is the managing director and chief executive officer of Ravissant Mode Limited. She is an esteemed and influential fashion diva, who studied art of designing from the very best hand in Paris as a student. A degree holder and a master holder in international law. Born in Ibadan, Oyo State. A princess from Edo. A designer with special interest in African culture and fashion. She is a celebrity designer, agent to Hollywood stars who feature in her yearly show.

Princess Latifat has revitalized and redefined African craft as a profitable niche within the cosmopolitan market, allowing the valued artistic processes to live on. Her unique brand has produced lines of clothing out of Africa which are well respected in the industry, but despite the international appeal of her collection, she has chosen to continue to keep her brand an African brand.

In addition to clothing design, she is into showbiz, showcasing Africa to the world through dance and craftsmanship. At her yearly show and award night at the Eko Hotel and Suites, her stage, live band design reflect the ancient tradition of African craftsmanship in a contemporary fashion with a background of art history and musicology, which has enriched her horizons. She has a showroom in Victoria Island, Lagos, walk in office in Paris, Los Angeles and Las Vegas. She is particularly well known and well-liked in Nigeria and abroad for her colourful fashion shows and creative dance troupe.

Princess Latifat speaks eight languages, five local dialect and three foreign languages.

For her special interest in the promotion of Nigeria and African cultures, Princess Latifat was honoured in 2013 as a quintessential cultural ambassador.