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2012 MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week: Obsidian

At the just concluded 2012 MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week which took place from Wednesday 24th October 2012 – Saturday 27th October 2012 at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigerian design label, Obsidian was present to unveil its latest collection.

The label’s creative director, Isoken Ogiemwonyi, who clinched the coveted title of the Young Creative Director of the Year, presented us with print dresses, satin frocks and blouses and lace peplum dresses.

Check it out!

2012 MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week: Obsidian

Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi for Insigna


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2012 MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week: Re Bahia

One of the must see fashion presentations at the just concluded 2012 MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week was the Re Bahia Show. The Nigerian design label presented us with vibrant and bold outfits in red, black and white.

Check it Out!

2012 MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week: Re Bahia

Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi for Insigna


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Nigerian Designer Duro Olowu Becomes First Seasonal Designer for JC PENNEY

This week J.C. Penney announced that Duro Olowu, Nigerian-born designer based in London, would be its first “seasonal designer,” releasing a limited-edition collection for spring 2013.  Set to retail from $10-$100 Duro administers his vibrant prints touch to the collaboration and gives his fans who want a Duro Olowu but for less to cop.



Luxury Sweet Candy” at the MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week this Friday – All the “Yummy” Details



Fashion fabulousity is definitely rocking the city of Lagos this week.

We are super excited that the 2012 edition of the MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week has officially kicked off. This edition will see lots of top Nigerian and African design labels including Iconic Invanity, showcase its latest collections.

The luxury design label is a lifestyle brand defined by a vast heritage of the African culture and an infusion of western retro inspired aesthetics. For the label’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection, the creative director,Nancy Nwadire is sending us all to the dentist’s with the presentation of the “Luxury Sweet Candy”Collection. :)

The collection is full of vibrant candy store colors like sorbets and sherbet palettes. Heavily embellished bead works adorn the pieces and represents items like candy floss, lollypops and éclairs. Taking a contemporary take on classic glamour, each piece of this collection tells a unique story that stays within the “Luxury Sweet Candy” theme.

For more info and general inquiries, log on to | Stockist: Temple Muse, 21 Amodu Tijani, Victoria Island, Lagos

Photography: L.O.S
Stylist: Veronica Ebie-Odeka for Vane-Style
Model: Tansey


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Don’t Miss This! Abuja’s Premiere Fashion & Music Event, Runway 3 takes place on the 10/11/2012 at the This Day Dome…

On Saturday 10th November 2012, at 7pm, the Thisday Dome in Abuja will open it’s doors for guests of the third installment of the hugely successful Runway show. Aptly named Runway 3: 10.11.12, the show is this years follow up to last years Runway 2: 11.11.11.

The Runway is an Abuja grown annual fashion and entertainment event. The extra-ordinary night features a mix of 12 menswear and womenswear designers showing exclusive collections, with refreshing interludes of music and comedy performances. A lively after party follows at Vanilla Restaurant & Lounge.

Date: Saturday 10th November 2012
Venue: Thisday Dome, Abuja
Time: 7PM

Connect with The Runway – @RunwayAbuja or for information on tickets.

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Posted by on October 23, 2012 in Uncategorized


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