Women Entrepreneurs – Smilple Modest World

Women Entrepreneurs Arena is a page established with the sole intention of inspiring and motivating as many women as possible that are thinking of starting their own businesses. It is a motivational page for women towards achieving success in their businesses

Today, permit me to crush on a powerful woman of substance. A woman that fight against all odds to achieve success.

Join me in this interview session with the CEO of Smilple Modest World in person of Ms Oyeleye Mahrufat


  1. Please introduce yourself and your business.

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My name is Oyeleye Mahrufat, the CEO of Smilple Modest World. I run a fashion retail store located at the mega city of Ibadan.

  1. What inspired you to start working from home/Office? Did anyone in particular inspire you?

I choose modest fashion because looking back, it is such a hard work for muslimahs to cover and still look stylish. Alhamdulilah, now we have numerous stores like smilple catering for stylish modest women.

  1. Is your family supportive of you being a working sister?

Yes! My family has been supportive

  1. What are the main challenges you face as an Entrepreneur?

The main challenge has always been with courier company

  1. Describe a typical working day. Are there specific times in the day that you work on your business?

Knowing that there is no typical working day for an entrepreneur, we work all through. Though officially, Smilple Modest World is open for business from Monday – Saturday yet we attend to customers online on Sundays.

  1. What makes Your Business different from your competitors?

Hmmmm… SMILPLE MODEST WORLD is a complete modest store. I can count modest stores that sell everything muslimah, I am not saying Abaya and Veils.

  1. what helps keep you motivated?

The fear of being average keeps me going

  1. Where would you like to see your business in the future?

I will like Smilple Modest Store to be among the most leading modest stores in the world.

  1. What advice would you give to upcoming entrepreneurs?

Start small, be committed and be prayerful


Thanks for being part of this amazing interview session with the CEO of Smilple Modest World , we hope you have gained one or two things from this motivational session that can aid you in your entrepreneurship journey too. Do share your taught with us in the comment section.

You can connect with Smilple Modest World on Instagram @smilplemodestworld and  @simple_fragrance.


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