Season 1,

#25: Why Nigerian Is The New Cool With Toib Olarinde

March 03, 2017

Today I am talking to Toib Olarinde about how he built his multiple fashion businesses, doing what you believe in, having pride in being a Nigerian, and how to stand out in fashion.

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TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:

  • Why Toib left his 9-5 to pursue his own business full time (1:00)
  • Why he created Nigerian Is The New Cool, Da Bottom Clothing, and a marketing agency called The Agency (3:02)
  • Starting a fashion company with just a $1,000 (4:58)
  • Why some American-raised people just call themselves American vs Nigerian (7:47)
  • Starting a clothing line without being a designer (10:00)
  • How to stand out in fashion (14:15)

TOIB OLARINDE SAID:

Toib Olarinde- Nigerian Is The New Cool Quote - Working my 9-5 was not going to grow my multiple businesses

CONNECT WITH NIGERIAN IN THE NEW COOL:

Website: Nigerian Is The New Cool

Instagram: NITNC

Email: shop@nigerianisthenewcool.com

 

TOIB OLARINDE SAID:

Toib Olarinde- Nigerian Is The New Cool - Quote - I was always a boss

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