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O’Raybour Fashion’Frica is a Nigerian business engaged in fashion designing and top-class dressmaking for women. The company also offers manually crafted embroidery and adornments which has earned it a following from high-flying clients. With or without a fixed budget, their promise to their customers is timely service delivery and a look that sets them apart from the crowd.

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O’Raybour Fashion’Frica aims to serve the fashion demands of a middle and upper class who need a trustworthy outfit that provides services to taste. Over the years, they have maintained a good pedigree in keeping their clientele by imbibing the principles of transparency and reliability. They have built a group of esteemed customers including individuals, organizations, and other fashion brands.

Founded in February 2009, O’Raybour Fashion’Frica was relocated to Lagos from Ibadan in August 2009. It has witnessed tremendous growth ever since, with a broadening in its scope of services to the satisfaction of their customer base.

Services rendered by O’Raybour Fashion’Frica include large scale tailoring for choice fashion houses, particularly those that cater to middle and top row clients; custom made Ankara fabric for occasional and commercial purposes; and luxury alteration services especially but not limited to weddings. They also provide mentoring and consultancy services for budding fashion enterprises.

Sidikat Folami, founder of O’Raybour Fashion’Frica is an experienced tailor who takes pride in her profession and with more than ten years of practice to her credit. Raised in Kaduna State, she possesses a diploma in Library and Information Science from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye. Ms. Folami has also acquired from the Institute of Data Processing Management Science. She has a professional diploma in Data Processing Management Science as well.

In her role as CEO of O’Raybour Fashion’Frica, Sidikat Folami has always borne the desire to guide other fashion brands including fledgling and struggling ones through the process of development. In this capacity, she has put her previous organizational leadership experience to use.

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Sidikat Folami and O’Raybour Fashion’Frica have provided coaching and counseling to upcoming fashion business people through the 6 Figure Fashion course. The course instructs them in brand imaging techniques and formative principles such as specialization and specification. Since its commencement, the 6 Figure Fashion course has succeeded in steering participants through the arduous journey of growth.

Apart from guiding others who are learning to work the ropes in the fashion and tailoring industry, Ms. Sidikat Folami and her company are keen on partnering with stakeholders from the public and private sectors in youth empowerment programs, grassroots human resource development exercises, and efforts at growing the fashion industry.

Presently, O’Raybour Fashion’Frica is undergoing an enlargement with a focus on fashion contract manufacturing. This should pave the way for joint ventures with smaller enterprises.

O’Raybour Fashion’Frica’s story so far has been one of success and has served as a source of inspiration to brands and proprietors. In recognition of its work, the company has been named among Connect Nigeria’s Top 100 SMEs for the year 2019.


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This article was first published on 13th June 2020


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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