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YAS PLEASE: Best of Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2017
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Four days, over 50 runway shows and Heineken’s premier African Inspired Collection. And that’s just a snippet of 2017’s Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW), which went down from the 25th to the 28th of October in the fashion capital...
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LISA FOLAWIYO formerly “Jewel by Lisa” – AFRICA FEATURE -LAGOS, NIGERIA
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Lisa Folawiyo hails from Lagos and is a highly acclaimed fashion designer who is now a global women’s wear and accessories designer brand. Lisa Folawiyo perfected the art of wearing Ankara through the use of ornate embellishment transforming the fabric...
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ÉKÉTÉ
ÉKÉTÉ: The Ethical Nigerian Brand Big On Traditional Craftsmanship
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Launched in April 2018, Ékété is an accessories brand that made its fashionable introduction with intricately woven basket bags. While they exude the essence of blissful holiday, rooted at its core is rich culture and a fervent appreciation for ethical...
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Nifemi Marcus Bello
NIFEMI MARCUS-BELLO: Form, Function & User Centred-Design
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Meet Nifemi Marcus-Bello, an industrial designer from Nigeria who creates products around the people using and making them. You may know him from his internationally acclaimed Tebur (pronounced tay-boo). A flat-pack table that is functional, lightweight and portable. His prowess...
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87ORIGINS
87ORIGINS: Nigerian Brand Filling The Wardrobe Essentials Void
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Statement pieces are great, but what are you supposed to wear for the other 300 plus days of the year? You still need a visually appealing day-to-day selection, which is sophisticated and functional, as well as, relaxed and uncontrived. 87ORIGINS...
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Fruché Free spirits
FRUCHÉ: A ‘Free Spirit’ Womenswear Brand, Made In Nigeria
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Founded by Frank Aghuno, Fruché is a Nigerian brand with a zany edge. Taking an artisanal approach, the ready to wear brand has garnered a reputation for fun and fanciable fashion. A fusion of contemporary silhouettes and Nigerian culture, saturated...
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aso-oke
ASO OKE: The Prestigious ‘Top Cloth’ Made In Nigeria
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Aso-Oke, the Nigerian loom-woven textile transcends the runway and is sewn into the fabric of society
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10 Questions With ZarAzra Founder and Fashion Designer, Azra Walji
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Azra Walji is no stranger to the Kenyan fashion scene. You may know her best from winning the Heineken African Fashion Challenge in 2017, which was closely followed by a show case in Lagos Fashion And Design Week 2017. However,...
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LULU MUTULI: The AMILO Brand Founder Goes Tech For Fashion
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No doubt, Lulu Mutuli had an interesting 2017. She was one of the first Heineken® African Inspired Fashion Challenge, got to develop their designs at LEW Design House in Amsterdam for a week and had her first fashion showcase; which just...
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Taofeek Abijako
Taofeek Abijako: Nigerian-born designer is HEAD OF STATE
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The year was 2016 and Taofeek Abijako was a 17 year old teen embarking on a remarkable expedition. He launched Head Of State, a design company that would focus on fashion, furniture, art installation and product design. But this wouldn’t...
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LADUNNI LAMBO: Juxtaposition Of Culture And Modern Influence Made In Nigeria
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Launched in 2016, Ladunni Lambo is a ready-to-wear fashion brand made in Nigeria. Founded by its eponymous creative director, Ladunni Lambo, the brand is quickly attaining awareness through its distinctive unification of cultural motifs and modern silhouettes. From having their...
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ABIOLA A. OLUSOLA: Effortless Contemporary Fashion Made In Nigeria
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Launched in 2017, Abiola A. Olusola is a contemporary womenswear brand made in Nigeria. Eponymously named after the owner and creative director, Abiola Adeniran-Olusola, the brand’s aesthetic philosophy is built on the belief that dressing should be effortless and chic....
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MARCO LOUIS ACKERS: 10 Points To MAC’s Senior Artist for SS Africa
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“You have to see this.” We’re told as we’re being ushered behind the scenes of a popular fashion event in the Nairobi calendar. Having been granted access to a couple of backstage, we were a little apprehensive. To say it...
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Ladies and Gentlemen, Photographer Extraordinaire, OSBORNE MACHARIA
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Osborne Macharia needs no introduction. And not just because his work still leaves us lost for words. (And if you know us, we love us a long blogpost!) His thought-provoking concepts, done with an adroit precision and the élan of...
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