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Batik – A love story

The use of indigenous fabrics, including batik, remains an unbroken love story for us at O'Eclat Designs and since we started our handbag production 10years ago in Lagos, Nigeria. it has continued to take a centre stage as part of our ethos to preserve our traditional techniques, culture, and heritage. We like to describe the batik fabric as a painstaking hand-drawn and hand-dyed fabric commonly made with 100% cotton from the southwestern part of Nigeria. So it's safe to say it is a unique, one-of-a-kind piece of art. For all our fabric handbags, we use indigenous fabrics that tell age-long stories…

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Press Feature- Bellanaijastyle

We got a press feature on BellaNaija Style, a lifestyle online magazine and it pretty much summarizes what the brand still stands for. Below is the interview with our creative head, Gbemi Johnson;   On choosing the brand name O’Eclat & its meaning: O’Eclat Designs (pronounced O-eyklah) is a derivative of my name Oluwagbemisola and Eclat which means Style, confidence, distinction etc.  I wanted a name that is not entirely eponymous and would not be too much hassle to register as a business name. O’Eclat Designs is a Nigerian ethical leather handbag and accessories design label, birthed in 2010 by Gbemi Johnson. We produce quality and…

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Welcome to O’Eclat Designs Co.

Hello and welcome to our blog! Here we intend to use this medium to update everyone about sketches, new collections, events, press features, and everything you need to know about the brand, O’Eclat Designs, and African fashion. O’Eclat Designs (pronounced O-eyklah) is an ethical Nigerian Brand designing premium leather and indigenous fabric handbags and accessories, handmade in Lagos, Nigeria. Established in 2010, O’Eclat Designs was born out of a need to find the beautiful, perfect sized, and affordable handbag and clutch that fits all our essentials and allows us to keep up with our everyday lives. The need encouraged us to…

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