The remains of one of Africa`s fashion icons, Remi Osholake a.k.a Remi Lagos were last Friday, November 16th, 2012 cremated in London after a befitting lying in state organized by her close friends, family members and top celebrities. The kind hearted woman who`s a Buddhist died without any child and husband.
The lying in state procession for the renowned fashion designer, Remi Lagos took place on Thursday, November 15th, at JH Kenyon, A top rate funeral home that has handled memorial service for the British monarch and very important personalities, it is located on 83 Westbourne Grove W24UL and the funeral service held at the Golders Green crematorium, Hooplane while the reception held at The Tapestry Room, The Gore Hotel, 190 Queens SW75EX.
The late celebrated icon, Remi Lagos is one of Nigeria’s most popular fashion designers. She was trained at the East Croydon School of Art & Design, Chelsea School of Art & Design and Inchbald School of Art & Interior Design. She managed to expand the creative phases of her fashion outfit, Remi Lagos on prestigious fashion runways in Europe, the United States of America and Africa.
She carved a niche for herself in the fashion industry having put in more than 25 years. She was noted for her quietness and her love for black outfits, an inspiration she drew from her faith as a Buddhist.
According to her only sister, Tomi Osholake a.k.a Cleopatra who spoke to Enquirer at the burial, she confirmed Remi Lagos as been a Buddhist, “Remi lived her dream as a Buddhist, and she has always said she would love to be cremated”, Cleopatra who`s also a Metaphysician of the highest realm told us in an exclusive interview which we`ll run in our next edition. She`s the only surviving sister of the fashion icon.
Top celebrities who honoured her by flying to the U.K to pay their last respect include Chief Dele Momodu, Publisher of Ovation Magazine, Senator Tokunbo Afikuyomi, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo of the Holy Trinity Ministries, Frank Osodi, Helen Priest-Ajayi and Funmi Iyanda both of whom championed the logistics arrangements with the deceased UK based sister, Cleopatra.