Mo Alatise, the Creative Director behind the brand has always had a Love for Fashion, It began right from an early age admiring her mother’s fabulous dresses and accessories, making clothes for her Barbie dolls, going through different fashion phases in her teenage years customizing her clothes and accessories, she says ‘I always knew from an early age I was going to do something in the Arts’.
Upon completion of her University education with a degree in International Business from the University of Hull, Mo Alatise made the decision to follow her passion and enrolled for courses in Fashion Design at London College of Fashion and Central St. Martins, following which she moved back to Nigeria and proceeded to fulfill her life long dream, when she launched the Fashion label Viv La Resistance (“VLR”) in January 2010.
To Mo, individuality is at the heart of fashion, she describes the label as ever changing, constantly involving, Emotional, a Marriage of Fashion and Art.
Viv La Resistance is a Nigerian based Luxe Women’s wear and Accessories label, the brand is centered around the marrying of Fashion and Art, The Freedom of self-expression, channeled through unique, contemporary Clothing and Accessories, accomplished through the use of a unique mix of Contrasting Fabrics, Vintage details and Modern cuts, superior craftsmanship and attention to detail.
Viv La Resistance Pieces have been described as Bold, Unapologetic, built from a fresh concept and an intriguing point of view, championing the movement of a woman who engages with fun refreshing fashion, whilst choosing to stand out in a crowd.
The Viv La Resistance Woman is Mysterious, Sexy, Confident, Timeless, a Head turner wherever she goes.
The Revolution is here. Join the Movement. Viv La Resistance.