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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 6): Funlayo Deri

The 90s is here and it came with the 80s. Lace, hoodies, raincoat-like jacjets, suede, jumpsuits etc which Fulayo used and infused to create a fresh take on vintage for the contemporary woman. It was vibrant, colourful and fun.

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL: Mataano

USA/Somalia Designer Mataano rocked the runway in some well tailored simple, classy pieces fit for cocktail nights out and fancy functions - adorned with side panel frills and velvet sectioning. Although some pieces had some shabby tailoring, the combination of colours and … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 5): Ejiro Amos Tafiri

Its seems female kufi cap are the new accessory to have for A/W, as seen in the Ayo Van Elmar show  at The Ubuntu Project during London fashion week, Ejiro Amos Tafiri has a feminine collection but has also incorporated … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 5): Clan

Clan is the brainchild of 3 sisters, Teni, Aba, and Tiwa Sagoe, daughters to Deola Sagoe of the eponymous and legendary fashion house. Their AW collection screamed sleek and sophisticated. The bold shoulder and peplum played a starring role in … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 3): Imaye Ayissi

Paris-based Cameroonian designer Imane Ayissi made his Nigerian debut with his autumn/winter 2012 collection, Black and white dominated the colour patterns with a hint of pastel, some wool elegant dresses and high waisted trousers with zip effects. He consistently utilizes … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 4): Sunny Rose

Maureen Ikem Sunny Rose is back with her AW12 collection, with a array of styles, from oversized sleeves to statement feathered collars. Some of the best looks were her print on print trouser suits, layering cotton and silk pattern fabrics … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 4): PhunkAfrique

Phunk Afrique played with beads, zebra prints in sophisticated dresses in slim sleek cuts. Designer Funke Ogunde paired these with a series of feminine, floaty tops in rich colors and bold animal prints.   Other elements included sequins – a … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 4): Prey Of London

The debut collection from Prey Of London pays homage to the late-night London girl. The cult appeal flirts with a vintage rock attitude. Cue dark make-up, messy hair, super-skinny trousers, over-sized knitted tops, flashes of leather garb, black chiffon and … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 4): Poisa

Poisa captured our attention with Bold prints, bright colours, and futuristic accessories. Also blowing away the audience with her array of peculiar accessories from gas goggles/ gas masks and dramatic head pieces.   Poisa crafted harem pants, tube tops, tuxedo … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 4): Mustafa Hassanali

Hassalani from Tanzania was the Barbie for the night with his feast of bright coloured 18 piece collection featuring large polka dot in flared skirts and Barbie dresses with amazing necklines.   “The name of my collection Afrikalos is derived … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 4): Madam Wokie

Madam Wokie from Sierra Leone dazzled in mini/cropped dresses, Vlisco prints and beautiful raffia purses. Infusing traditional Krio Print Design in some of the pieces which gave them a modern twist to promote Sierra Leonean fashion and their traditional attires.

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 4): Keiza Frederick

The Fashion and Textile designer Kezia Frederick from Central Saint Martins London brought to the catwalk a eclectic collection in her colour blocking flared skirts, head wraps/head ties and coloured socks styling, while creating amazing patterned prints through silk screening.

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 4): House Of Farrah

The House of Farrah the luxury fashion and lifestyle company which specializes in the production of ready-to-wear clothing, accessories and bespoke tailoring hit the runway next. Drapping was the signature style of this collection, keeping it sophisticated, the models stepped … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 4): Davida

Following the phenomenal success of Day 3 of ARISE Magazine Fashion Week Lagos 2012 were the runway shows officially kicked off, Day 4 started excitingly 2hours behind scheduled time with a more serene yet electric vibe and a runway presentation … Continue reading

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ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK LAGOS 2012 AMFWL (DAY 4): Eki Orleans

Eki Orleans is a dynamic womenswear label known for its bold vibrant prints and soft silhouette. Eki Orleans stayed through to her signature style with silk but dominating with open brackets and patterns mostly in bright orange and blue. Best … Continue reading

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