In 2013, Lilian immigrated to Canada from Nigeria. Originally, she wanted to pursue a career in medicine but decided to follow her dream to be a Fashion Designer. Her career in fashion originally started when she began working as a Tailoring Assistant in Nigeria. She plans on opening a ready to wear and custom clothing store called, L&C Designs.
Inspired by her heritage, ‘Afrocentric’ incorporates traditional African designs with a bohemian twist. The collection includes casual and evening garments with rich wax prints on fun silhouettes.
According to Lilian, wax prints are traditionally a nonverbal way of communication amongst African women. The designs on wax print fabrics are beautiful and bold, and has influenced fashion worldwide.