Designer Naana Tennachie Yankey was born in Ghana, bred in the United Kingdom where she attended boarding school and later ventured off to Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
While living in the US, she made a dramatic switch from business to fashion, to cultivate her creative spirit. Her longing to be part of the fashion world came to fruition when she apprenticed with Marc Jacobs in New York.
The designer later moved to Montreal to study Fashion Design at Academy of Arts and Design in Montreal, Quebec and then worked under Eve Gravel, before starting to sow the seeds of her own line, Coccolily.
The Label’s f/w 10 collection reflects the designers love for flowers and chocolates which she translates into fashion design.
Photographer: Anthony Turano
Stylist: Geneviève D. Thibault
Make-up Artist: Charlotte Marie Flannnery
Model: Christianne (Giovanni/ Folio)
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