After weeks of anticipation, trend season in Nigeria has formally kicked off with Lagos Style Week. From just one runway present, it is already clear that their eighth yr is ready to be their finest, and we’re very happy with all the expansion that is evident.
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The present kicked off with The Dew Assortment, curated by Genevieve Journal in help of psychological well being consciousness. With lush cloth equipped by Ayanski and put collectively by an array of designers — from Toju Foyeh to Model Temple — it was an ideal begin to SS19.
On condition that quick trend does not have a spot in Nigeria, a whole lot of what we noticed works primarily for couture. So, from Lagos House Programme’s quirky and androgynous cuts to Ladunni Lambo’s stylish silhouettes, listed here are the designers that stole the present on Day 1 of LFW runway reveals.
The Dew Assortment
It was inconceivable to select favourites because the fashions glided down the runway, exhibiting every design so elegantly. On condition that the gathering had enter from completely different designers, it was superb that there was nonetheless a unifying theme, and we would have the beautiful cloth by Ayanski to thank.
Lagos House Programme
We are able to by no means have sufficient androgynous trend in these components, which is why LSP actually stood out. Whereas the vibe of the runway present was a bit jarring, the minimalistic designs from the gathering instantly caught our consideration, with a dominance of greys, blues and blacks.
A Fruché runway present is at all times thrilling, as every assortment at all times has one thing recent to supply. Whereas nonetheless preserving staple traits from final season, this assortment centered on workwear, with midi size attire and broad leg trousers. When you’re seeking to slay at your 9-5, this one is for you.
Trying to flip heads the following time you stroll right into a room? Properly, Ladunni Lambo is your gal. From their structured aso oke designs to the hanging culotte two-pieces, you will positively be observed in any one among their standout designs.