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Josephine Akioyamen is the founder of Fenix Couture. Fenix Couture is a luxury ready-to-wear brand which tailors dramatic, nature inspired designs to enhance femininity. Josephine was born in Lagos, Nigeria where her fashion interests were first ignited; her niche is working in African print for western designs.?Although Akioyamen’s operations are currently based in Canada, the designer is gearing up for expansion into the United States and other international markets.