Mo’re Signatures is family oriented – Mary Oluwaseun Akinbiodun, CEO
Fashion entrepreneur, Mary Oluwaseun Akinbiodun is not just about needles and threads, she owns a school owner and the Creative Director of Mo’re Signatures.
The Lagos State University graduate of Business Administration with an M.Sc in same course is not relenting in her pursuit to take her brand to the next level.
In this exclusive interview with Allure Vanguard, Mary Oluwaseun Akinbiodun shares inspiration behind her brand, affordability and plans to unviel her latest collection Valentine Collection.
Did you have a special training on fashion designing?
Yes, I had an informal training from my elder sister who is a very good fashion designer. Most times, she seeks my option of colour combinations and assistance with work when she is very busy they impacting the fashion knowledge to me.
How long have you been into fashion designing?
For 2 years now, since 2020.
What factors have contributed to your success in the industry?
The major factors that have contributed to my success in the industry is collaboration with other fashion designers, attending fashion show and fairs.
What inspired your brand name, Mo’re Signatures?
My second son is my inspiration.
Who are your core target clients?
At Mo’re Signatures, we are a family fashion brand thereby no gender or age barriers. We are family oriented.
How affordable are your wears?
We are quite affordable.
Are you planning to unveil a new collection, tell us more about it?
Yes, we are planning to unveil new collections by February, 2022 which includes Bubu, Shirts with blend of Ankara, Mother and Child matching ready to wear, Two Pieces Set. It is a Valentine Collection.
What are the expectations from the collections?
Our Customers should expect chic and Classy collections at affordable prices even as a family.
Are there celebrities you would love to style? Can you mention three and why?
Yes, I look forward to style Bimbo Ademoye, Funke Akindele, Toyin Abraham. I love their personality.
What are the challenges you face as Nigerian entrepreneur?
As a Nigerian Entrepreneur, one major challenge I face is epileptic power Supply and logistics.
How has the current state of the economy affected your business, and what do you think the government can do to help?
The state of the economy has definitely affected and the government can help with financing in firm of Grants and low interest loans.
Can you mention some fashion shows you have graced?
Alimosho Fashion Fair.
Which other runway show do you look forward to featuring?
The London Fashion Week and GTbank Fashion Week.
What are your future plans for Mo’re Signatures?
I look forward to a time in the near future when my fashion business will have international branches globally. I plan to expand and attend international shows.
What makes you a happy woman?
My family, especially my children.
Below are some unique wears from Mo’re Signatures.