Genevieve NG -She set out on a whim 25 years ago, with a desire to change the perception of Africa and its fashion. Today, she is internationally acclaimed and respected for her superior craft; indeed she has done Nigeria very proud and contributed in no little measure to the global attention African fashion is currently receiving. Spectacular design after spectacular design, drawbacks, challenges, tragedies, marriage and motherhood, Deola Sagoe stands strong, a true Fashion Icon.