Mrs. Temitope Olanre-Alade is a certified fashion educationist and Assessor of international repute, a 1994 English graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University. She is an Alumna of Entrepreneurial Development Centre (EDC) of Pan Atlantic University, Lagos.
Mrs. Temitope Olanre-Alade a dynamic lady in her mid-forties is the initiator and the brain behind Ibile Vogue an Afro-politan fashion brand. Presently, she sits on the desk of the Creative Director and also doubles as the Director Of Studies of Ibile Vogue Academy, the fashion training arm of the company, which has groomed over a hundred and fifty Fashion entrepreneurs since its inception.
Amongst so many awards, she was adjudged the Nollywoods worldwide “Best Indigenous Designer of the year 2009 ” by Nigerian Television Fashion Show (NTFS), ” An outstanding fashion educationist” by City people fashion awards 2015 .
She is the Principal of The Modeling Academy (TMA) Nigeria, a modeling grooming and marketing outfit in Nigeria.
An unapologetic Pan-africanist and a feminist with a burning passion for women/Youth Empowerment, she has mentored over 40 upcoming fashion designers in Somolu LGA, presently mentoring and grooming not less than 30 fashion enthusiasts in Magodo GRA phase 2, shangisha environs.
The name Temitope Olanre-Alade is not only synonymous with Fashion as she also has a heart for Social Development, hence her partnership with some notable NGOS in the social sector.
She is a facilitator and an image consultant with Mental Health Foundation and a Fashion Training /Education Consultant with S.O.S Children Villages, Nigeria on its Family Strengthening Programme (FSP).
She is a Fashion Training Consultant with Mende Psalmist Foundation (MPF) an arm of the Redeemed Christian Church Of God, Psalmist Parish, Mende under Lagos Province 5.
She is a Registered Member of the Teachers Registration Council Of Nigeria.
A certified Pedagogy and Didatics methodologist.
She is a member of the Board of Trustees of African Fashion Development & Empowerment Centre (AFDEC), Lagos Nigeria.
She is also an Advisor and a Life Matron to Lagos Fashion Awards.
She is the Presenter of the program “Obirin Asiko” on Orisun TV.
She is also the Presenter of “Real Style” a fashion and style segment of the Program “Real Woman” on Karis TV.
She is a Fashion Reporting Consultant with The City People Media Group.
She is the first London City & Guilds Fashion Accessor and Internal Verifier in Nigeria.
An examiner and resource person of the National Business and Technical Examination Board (NABTEB)
She is currently the Vocational Education Consultant to The Redeemed Christian Church Of God, Region 11 on the set up of their Vocational Institute.
She is presently the City & Guilds Accreditation Consultant for Fountain Initiative For Social Development (FISD) powered by Fountain Of Life Church, Lagos.
Temitope Olanre-Alade was the National Secretary-General of the
Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria (FADAN) till may 2016.
A member of (YALI) Young African Leadership Institute, an initiative of President Barak Obama.
She has a drive for youth and women empowerment, hereby launching her campaign for “delivering quality vocational and technical education in Nigeria” as a solution to unemployment ”
She is also known for the ” #womenhelpingwomen “and ” #smartwomencollaborate ” campaign on the social media and on the Voice of women show on galaxy TV where she encourages numerous women to stop the pull her down syndrome. Emphasising the tag ” smart women don’t compete, they collaborate.” This is known to have yielded numerous results.
Temitope Alade is also a Mentor of the ” Cherie Blair women mentoring foundation ” presently assigned to mentor 2 fashion entrepreneurs in India.
A business mentor with the Skye Pearl initiative, a business mentoring programme powered by Skye Bank Plc.
She is married to Lanre Alade a successful Telecoms Engineer, and they are blessed with two teenage boys.