Lisa Folawiyo is known for her color accumulations that blend customary West African textures with present day fitting and beaded embellishments.She began her name "Gem by Lisa" in 2005 here in Nigeria, after which she turned into a globally perceived name and brand, having showrooms in Nigeria,New York, UK and South Africa. She has a skill for raising conventional African prints over existing conditions, making them important for a worldwide gathering of people.

In 2012, Lisa Folawiyo won the African Fashion Awards, selected close by Maki Oh and Kofi Ansah, two more productive planners from the Nigerian form scene. Championed by Vogue Italia,Lisa Folawiyo has likewise cooperated with L'Oreal and completed a trunk indicate on Moda Operandi .In 2015 she was highlighted in the renowned BOF500, which is a rundown of mold marks that are forming the global design scene. She was one of a couple of Nigerians who made it on the list. Lisa Folawiyo has considerable experience with law, which she learned at the University of Lagos.

Her line is as of now supplied in Selfridges.