Busola Dakolo is a professional photographer and wife of Nigerian artiste, Timi Dakolo, is the face of Lady Biba’s recent fashion campaign tagged “Lady in Power.”
In a statement following the release of the collection, the womenswear brand says:
“The Lady in Power Collection. For us, this was more than just another collection; It was a Statement, it was a message, and a strong one at that. This collection is dedicated to the power and strength of every women from diverse works of life who has gone through diverse difficulties, pain, abuse, whether personal, in health, at work, at the Home front or otherwise, and emerged VICTORS.”
With this in mind, Lady Biba deemed Busola Dakolo fit to be the perfect muse and epitome of the Lady in Power. The brand recognises her strength, her bravery, her courage, her influence and most importantly the power and the voice she has given to all women to Own Their Story.
According to the brand:
“So much more than a New Collection, The Lady In Power Campaign is a worthy Cause and to this end, we have committed to giving 10% of revenue of sales of the Busola Dress in December 2019 to support the Stand to End Rape Cause.
Stand to End Rape Initiative (STER) is a youth-led organization achieving Sustainable Development Goal 5 – Gender Equality – in Nigeria by providing psychosocial, legal and medical support to survivors and victims of sexual and gender-based violence; and working with our communities and national institutions to create programs and policies to prevent and respond to issues of sexual and gender-based violence in Nigeria.”
Here is the full lookbook below: