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Kosibah Couture Bridal and Evening Wear

AFROCENTRIC DESIGNS BY KOSIBAH

We celebrate the heritage of our clients with designs featuring the finest traditional African fabrics

Among the fabrics that we use in our designs are: kente, aso-oke, kente-oke, dutch lace. We combine these with the best traditions of European couture styling to produce modern, elegant garments that represent a fusion of African and European couture

Swiss lace and duchesse satin gown

Mina

Off the shoulder bodice, empire line, fishtail skirt, satin godets. Created for a wedding featured on "Weddings Live" on the Discovery Channel, and hosted by John Scott of GMTV.
Swiss lace and duchesse satin gown
"Thank you so much for the wonderful gown you created for me. It was fantastic that you designed something which suited me from my own choice of fabric. My dress was and still is the talk of the wedding." Mother of the bride
July 2010
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Swiss lace and duchesse satin gown

Mina

Off the shoulder bodice, empire line, fishtail skirt, satin godets. Created for a wedding featured on "Weddings Live" on the Discovery Channel, and hosted by John Scott of GMTV.
Swiss lace and duchesse satin gown
"He just knows how to mould clothes to your body ... no matter what size she is, she looks curvaceous." Sherry Dixon
Editor, Pride Magazine
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Swiss lace and duchesse satin gown

Lola

Two piece outfit, strapless corset in swiss lace with satin insert in centre-front bodice, fishtail skirt with satin ruffled edges along hemline.
Swiss lace and duchesse satin gown
"I was truly impressed by the professionalism and attention to detail. The outcome was truly magnificent" Temi
Real bride
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Gown in swiss lace backed with duchesse satin

Efe

Strapless empire corseted bodice featuring lace-scalloped edging. Mermaid skirt in matching swiss lace with scalloped hemline to match bodice.
Gown in swiss lace backed with duchesse satin
"Yemi, has a peculiar way of creating the design without removing your personality from it , respects your taste but adds its very sophisticated touch. A happy bride is a Kosibah bride for sure." Mirian
Real bride
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Gown in swiss lace backed with duchesse satin

Efe

Strapless empire corseted bodice featuring lace-scalloped edging. Mermaid skirt in matching swiss lace with scalloped hemline to match bodice.
Gown in swiss lace backed with duchesse satin
"His professionalism and expertise keep me coming back for more. His creations are truly one of a kind" Cheryl Mayfield-Brown
Wedding co-ordinator
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Gown in swiss lace backed with duchesse satin

Efe

Strapless empire corseted bodice featuring lace-scalloped edging. Mermaid skirt in matching swiss lace with scalloped hemline to match bodice.
Gown in swiss lace backed with duchesse satin
"Words cannot express how thankful I am ... I looked stunning if i may say so myself ... thank you, thank you, thank you. So many people have been raving about the dress - it was a hit!" Real bride Bukky
Lagos, Dec 2009
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Swiss lace and silver-grey duchesse satin reception gown

Chioma

Off the shoulder corseted top in silver-grey duchesse satin with beaded swiss lace overlay. Three quarter length sleeves. Skirt fitted to knee and gathered to form full mermaid hemline
Swiss lace and silver-grey duchesse satin reception gown
"My curves were celebrated, I felt confident and beautiful. Yemi made me feel like I was his only client" Claire
Real bride
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Swiss lace and silver-grey duchesse satin reception gown

Chioma

Off the shoulder corseted top in silver-grey duchesse satin with beaded swiss lace overlay. Three quarter length sleeves. Skirt fitted to knee and gathered to form full mermaid hemline
Swiss lace and silver-grey duchesse satin reception gown
"I felt more gorgeous than I have ever felt before ... his corsetry skills are amazing: he can take inches off your waist" Jacqui
Real bride
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Gold brocade and cornely embroidered evening gown

Rosemary

Evening gown in gold and ivory brocade with deep-V neckline with gold embroidery along the edges. Fishtail skirt with double slits in front with matching embroidery alongside. Matching waspie corset completes the look.
Gold brocade and cornely embroidered evening gown
"From the moment I saw you and all of your beautiful dresses and designs I knew that I wanted you to make my dress. I truly treasured the opportunity to have a dress made especially for me, you made me feel like a princess" Chona
Real bride
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Hand cut swiss lace and duchesse satin reception gown

Temi

Off the shoulder corset top with satin insert featuring long bell sleeves. Fishtail skirt with satin godets.
Hand cut swiss lace and duchesse satin reception gown
"I can't stop looking at myself in that fabulous dress - He made me look like a goddess." Rosemary
Evening wear client
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Aso-oke and silk dupion ballgown

Elo

Strapless ballgown with empire line aso-oke bodice, silk dupion fishtail skirt.
Aso-oke and silk dupion ballgown
"Thank you so much for the wonderful gown you created for me. It was fantastic that you designed something which suited me from my own choice of fabric. My dress was and still is the talk of the wedding." Mother of the bride
July 2010
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Aso-oke and silk dupion ballgown

Elo

Strapless ballgown with empire line aso-oke bodice, silk dupion fishtail skirt.
Aso-oke and silk dupion ballgown
"He just knows how to mould clothes to your body ... no matter what size she is, she looks curvaceous." Sherry Dixon
Editor, Pride Magazine
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Swiss lace and duchesse satin ballgown

Tolu

Strapless sweetheart bodice featuring satin hand ruching. Detachable collar and flaired hemline.
Swiss lace and duchesse satin ballgown
"I was truly impressed by the professionalism and attention to detail. The outcome was truly magnificent" Temi
Real bride
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Swiss lace and duchesse satin ballgown

Tolu

Strapless sweetheart bodice featuring satin hand ruching. Detachable collar and flaired hemline.
Swiss lace and duchesse satin ballgown
"Yemi, has a peculiar way of creating the design without removing your personality from it , respects your taste but adds its very sophisticated touch. A happy bride is a Kosibah bride for sure." Mirian
Real bride
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Swiss lace and duchesse satin engagement ceremony evening gown

Tolu

Antique gold duchesse satin corseted bodice with swiss lace overlay. Spaghetti shoulder straps and hand-ruched detailing at knee length. Fully gathered mermaid skirt with tulle underskirts.
Swiss lace and duchesse satin engagement ceremony evening gown
"His professionalism and expertise keep me coming back for more. His creations are truly one of a kind" Cheryl Mayfield-Brown
Wedding co-ordinator
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Swiss lace and duchesse satin engagement ceremony evening gown

Tolu

Antique gold duchesse satin corseted bodice with swiss lace overlay. Spaghetti shoulder straps and hand-ruched detailing at knee length. Fully gathered mermaid skirt with tulle underskirts.
Swiss lace and duchesse satin engagement ceremony evening gown
"Words cannot express how thankful I am ... I looked stunning if i may say so myself ... thank you, thank you, thank you. So many people have been raving about the dress - it was a hit!" Real bride Bukky
Lagos, Dec 2009
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Swiss lace and duchesse satin engagement ceremony evening gown

Tolu

Antique gold duchesse satin corseted bodice with swiss lace overlay. Spaghetti shoulder straps and hand-ruched detailing at knee length. Fully gathered mermaid skirt with tulle underskirts.
Swiss lace and duchesse satin engagement ceremony evening gown
"My curves were celebrated, I felt confident and beautiful. Yemi made me feel like I was his only client" Claire
Real bride
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Kente-oke and silk dupion outfit

Sonti

South African singer Sonti performing in a Kosibah Creations gown commissioned for the launch of our studio. Corset top in red silk dupion featuring asymmetrical draping along the front bodice. A-line skirt in black silk dupion with strips of kente-oke.
Kente-oke and silk dupion outfit
"I felt more gorgeous than I have ever felt before ... his corsetry skills are amazing: he can take inches off your waist" Jacqui
Real bride
Kosibah Couture Bridal & Evening Wear

Kente-oke and silk matka cocktail outfit

Janet

Kosibah Creations client Janet Boateng seen here with the designer. Corset top in kente-oke and silk matka featuring three quarter length sleeves worn over knee length pencil skirt.
Kente-oke and silk matka cocktail outfit
"From the moment I saw you and all of your beautiful dresses and designs I knew that I wanted you to make my dress. I truly treasured the opportunity to have a dress made especially for me, you made me feel like a princess" Chona
Real bride
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