Nwando Ebeledike is a Nigerian fashion designer and photographer living in London. She finds inspiration in personal stories of identity, otherness, biological family, chosen family and alternative lifestyles. Her work is inspired by alternative realities and culture across various countries across the continent.
Nwando studied Economics and Business management as her first degree and Entrepreneurship and Innovation as her second degree in London, before she went on to be a fashion model in New York. She combines her creativity and business acumen in all that she does. She is the founder of fashion brand NALÈ and tech startup Swaptime
Nwando's work has been in exhibition in Nigeria & London (ROSL). She was commissioned by VOGUE to shoot Chale Wote Festival 2020 and is currently a Getty Grant recipient.