The FAB team is wishing our very own Nigerian designers, Adebayo Oke-Lawal of Orange Culture and Amaka Osakwe of Maki Oh, the best of luck today as they showcase their pieces as part of shortlisted designers for the LVMH Young Designer Prize.

Adebayo Oke-Lawal, Amaka Osakwe & Tokini Peterside

Adebayo Oke-Lawal, Amaka Osakwe & Tokini Peterside

Nigerian designers Amaka Osakwe of Maki Oh and Adebayo-Oke Lawal of Orange Culture are listed among the 30 semi-finalists for the LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize. The competition had over 1,221 applicants of which 30 were selected. Read up the details Here.

As part of the selection process, the 30 semi-finalists are in Paris on Today, Wednesday 26th & Thursday 27th February 2014 where they will showcase their collections to an exclusive panel. Among the Panel members are prominent editors and stylists like Net-a-Porter Founder & CEO Natalie Massenet, Stylist Olivier Rizzo, Editor-in-Chief – Vogue China, Angelica Cheung among others. They will streamline the list to 10 finalists.

Check out shots of preparation and settling in before the showcase

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Maki Oh's Set Up

Maki Oh’s Set Up

Orange Culture's Set up

Orange Culture’s Set up

Bayo speaking to Jean-Paul Claverie about the inspiration behind the new collection.

Bayo speaking to Jean-Paul Claverie about the inspiration behind his collection

We wish the Nigerian creatives and everyone involved the best!

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