Named the centre of African Fashion by the Financial Times in 2018, Lagos yet again showed us African fashion under a dazzling spotlight during Lagos Fashion Week 2019. So...who were our favourites?
Nigerian designer Adebayo Oke-Lawal says that it is more than just a clothing line. Adebayo promotes it as a “movement” that covers universal silhouettes with an African touch to a creative class of men, translating into a heady mixture of Nigerian inspired print fabrics, colour and contemporary urban street wear.”
The clothes are free-spirited and nomadic, inspired by the lives of the wandering people of the African deserts. Using traditional African textile techniques and mixing it with modern nomadic design Nkwo creates something truly one of a kind and captivating.
Made in Ghana using batik methods - Studio One Eighty Nine has hit the streets of New York with a bang. Casual and colourful styles that keep the eyes fixated.
Maki Oh takes much of her inspiration from the traditional Nigerian textile technique called Adire. Maki Oh takes the symbolic patterns from Adire and, transforms them into elegant and timeless garments.