Fela Akinse

leather products


African Things Store (Ikeja City Mall)


I’m the founder and creative director of Salubata, we design and manufacture high quality leather products such as shoes, bags, mules, wallets, belts and other related accessories. We combine ancient art with modern fashion, alongside deep technology to produce highly sustainable products. We¬†have won numerous awards in 2019 including the the UBER / Lagos Innovates pitch, The British Council Nigerian Creative Enterprise Programme and the UK Government’s Department of International Trade Hackathon and we were selected as one of the 100 Most Promising Startups in Africa by Africa Moves. We have been invited to various platforms to speak at events such as VERSLABS, TEDxYaba, Junior Chambers International and featured on many media such as This Day Newspaper, Silverbird Television, Bellanaija, Africa Business Online, Fashion Finest UK, Forbes and many more. We have been able to garner over 450 recurring paying customers in less than a year of operation at SALUBATA.
Ideal Partnerships / Collaborations:
We are interested in partnering with stockists in Africa, UK, Europe and the Americas