Maliko is an independent artisanal accessory brand, based in the energetic city of Lagos and appeals to bold, authentic and self-aware individuals. Ebuka Omaliko heads the brand as the Creative Director and the founder.
These designs are greatly inspired by his interactions with the highly spirited people within and around Lagos. Known for His use of Colours and silhouettes for his shoes interestingly explores the joy, Drama and Chaos of Lagos - Living.
Maliko exclusively engages local artisans as a means of encouraging sustainable craftsmanship and ethical practices. He uses high-quality leather that is thoughtfully procured in Nigeria to create its iconic pieces.
The brand takes pride in being a socially responsible brand and a solid advocate for sustainable fashion. The brands offer training to young people in the leather craft as a means of preserving our past artisanal heritage and empower these youths.
The brand has Collaborated with notable designers in and outside Nigeria like Bloke, Emmy Kasbit, and Imprint.
The brand has been featured in editorials with Vogue Italia, Native Magazine, Schick Magazine, Guardian life.
Maliko was named as part of the accessory designers switching things up by guardian Nigeria and one of the winners of the 2018 Lagos Fashion week Green access fashion competition.