Lanre Da Silva is a Lagos-Based fashion designer born in Nigeria on 6th of August,1978.Her brand includes couture, ready-to-wear, jewelleries, and hair pieces. Lanre da Silva is married with children to Kunle Ajayi and she has two(2) siblings.
Her website is lanredasilvaajayi.com
Lanre da Silva graduated high school in Nigeria. She then moved to the united kingdom to further her studies. Da silva studied business administration at Coventry University for her undergraduate degree. She then proceeded to do her masters in Finance at University of Leicester.
Upon her return to Nigeria, Da silva started to look for jobs in the banking sector. While waiting for the job applications to sail through, she decided to get busy designing clothes for herself, friends,and family.
Fashion designing has however, been a part of her since her teenage years. She has also attended short courses in fashion designing while in the UK.
Da Silva launched her fashion line in 2005. Amidst the challenges of finding experienced tailors to work with in Nigeria as at the time, Da silva did her works using her parents’ dining table.
In 2008, her pieces were showcased at the Thisday Africa Rising Festival in London. Also at the 2009 Arise Africa Fashion Festival in South Africa, the 2009 New York Couture Fashion Week, and the 2011 Arise Magazine Fashion Week in Lagos.
British supermodel Naomi Campbell in 2018, opened the arise Africa fashion festival with one of her outfits.
Da silva uses Argan oil for her beauty routine which keeps her skin hydrated and also loves spa treatments. She loves to relax by hanging out with friends and family and also loves yoga.