How A Nigerian Fashion Whiz Got The Nickname “Amazon In Africa”

Written by Julia Austin

There’s a new fashion website that’s gained the nickname “Amazon in Africa” and it’s all thanks to 29-year-old Nigerian finance and fashion whiz, Olatorera Oniru. Oniru is working to give African designers recognition on the global fashion market and make international brands more accessible to African consumers. While her Lagos-based site is certainly glamorous, it’s also ambitious and socially conscious. Oniru hopes to create jobs and encourage entrepreneurship through her company. Here are 8 things you should know about DressMeOutlet, the “Amazon in Africa.”