Not every time work with your degree, sometimes follow your passion and start something amazing.

After winning a prize in fine art every year in Queen’s College Lagos, Kunmi Otitoju obtained her B.Sc. and Masters degree in Computer Science from Howard University and Virginia Tech respectively.

She moved to Europe in 2010 and launched her brand Minku the following year.

With Minku, Kunmi blends the sophisticated hand woven aso oke with premium leather to produce quality luxury bags.

She aims at sharing the beauty of vintage aso oke and damask from Africa with the world through her brand.

To cap all that awesomeness, Minku products are reuse and recycle friendly and are usually lined with remodeled aso oke fabric.

All Minku products are made by hand from a workshop in Barcelona, Spain and can be purchased from the online store.

The Isinmi shoulder bag

The Nina Simone laptop bag

Ebute Metta clutch purse

The Shomolu bag

The Fagunwa bag

Minku products can be purchased online or from selected retailers in Lagos.

The website for shopping is More products can be found on Instagram: @Minkudesign Twitter: @Minkudesign Facebook: Minku Official website:


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