Farida Musa is an award winning emerging fashion designer from Northern Nigeria, she has been designing since her early teen age but started her career in fashion design in 2012 after completing a course in fashion design and Garment Construction from The fashion Academy Abuja August 2012.
She first showcased her work at the 2014 Tozali magazine Henna Ball Abuja winning the 2014 Designer of the year Award and then went further to showcase internationally at the African fashion week Amsterdam in August 2014 where she got an international recognition by being nominated and winning an award for Emerging African Fashion designer 2014 at The 2014 Voice Achievers Awards Amsterdam.
Farida's designs are African inspired with Western aesthetics, she also gets her inspiration from objects, prints, colours, nature, basically anything that seem to grab her attention.
When designing she puts the African modern woman in mind and focuses on designs that are flattering to the real woman's body. Her knowledge of garments proper fit and design, combined with profound creative abilities results in a unique and wearable outfit which reflects the kind of woman she is; strong, sophisticated, sexy and modest.