Category Archives: Show Reports

#HeinekenLFW18: JZO Revisits Memories From The Past For SS19 Collection

The OnoBello.com Fashion and Style Department brings you the Show Reports on all designers from this season’s Heineken Lagos Fashion Week. JZO was amongst the spectacular designs showcased on Day 3, as the menswear designer wowed the audience with his unconventional approach to men tailoring. For SS19, the label remembers the memory of their time…

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#HeinekenLFW18: House Of Kaya Presents A Modest, Wardrobe-Must-Have SS19 Collection

The OnoBello.com Fashion and Style Department brings you the Show Reports on all designers from this season’s Heineken Lagos Fashion Week. Amongst the spectacular designs showcased on Day 2 was House of Kaya, a womenswear brand who was debuting on the runway for the first time. This simple and modest SS19 collection from House of Kaya embodied beauty and power, with their use of…

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#HeinekenLFW18: Mask Motifs, Aso Oke & Ankara Dominate Denike’s Runway

Denike SS19 Combining Western motifs with traditional Nigerian styling techniques, Denike showcased a comprehensive collection at the just concluded LFW consisting of both simple and dramatic designs. Linking the past to the future, Denike channels Yoruba heroine, Queen Moremi for SS19 by re-imagining her, transported to the 21st century and the wardrobe in which she would navigate our globalized world. The rigidity of aso oke and…

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#HeinekenLFW18: DZYN’s Gorgeous, Sequin-Filled SS19 Collection

DZYN SS19 Womenswear label DZYN‘s Lagos Fashion Week Day 2 showcase featured a number of sheer pieces that juxtaposed glittery sequins and mesh asymmetrical garments. Presenting one of the most electrifying collections of the evening, the creative director sent models in ultra blazing contrast colours. In theory, the combinations might seem ludicrous, but DZYN‘s designs highlighted the beauty…

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#HeinekenLFW18: Faith Oluwajimi Looks To The Concept of Nothing For Bloke SS19

Fast rising designer, Faith Oluwajimi had a great time debuting for the first time at the just concluded Lagos Fashion Week and winning the inaugural ALARA Emerge award. His unisex label Bloke focuses on experimental knitwear and for SS19, entitled A Collection About Nothing, he presented pale grey, black and white pieces, both audacious along…

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#HeinekenLFW18: Sheer Dresses And More Appliques At Black Coffee SS19

South African label Black Coffee presented a fabulous showcase at the just concluded Heineken Lagos Fashion Week with a collection that combined crisp colours, bold embellishments and simple elegant shapes. The collection exemplifies optimism, with an upbeat, modern and easy to wear pieces, distinctive as much for Jacques van der Watt’s structured tailoring as for…

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#HeinekenLFW18: Ruffles Meets Colour Blocking At DNA by Iconic Invanity’s Showcase

Neka Youth SS19 DNA by Iconic Invanity showed us that design runs in the family at the 2018 Heineken Lagos Fashion Week, presenting a fun and fearless collection and introducing their 9-year-old sister’s brand Neka Youth. For spring 2019 Destiny, one half of the duo showed graphic sheaths equally reminiscent of Zimbabwe’s Ndebele paintings and Piet Mondrian’s…

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#HeinekenLFW18: Lona McCreath Unveils Unisex Collection On The Kiko Romeo Runway

It was a new generation takeover as 22-year-old Lona McCreath debuted her SS19 collection for Kiki Romeo collection on the Day 1 of Lagos Fashion Week. Lona, who has apprenticed in her mother’s fashion business since birth, took center stage as she explored tie & dye and batik for their latest collection. Now co-designing with her mother,…

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#HeinekenLFW18: Kiki Kamanu Explores Gender Stereotypes For SS19

Kiki Kamanu SS19 For Kiki Kamanu showcase, the non-conforming designer took us through a sea of confident colours from warm, burnt orange, rich hues of olive to sunny daily yellow which the designer calls her ‘happy yellow’. Sharing that she drew inspiration from New York where she began her design career to continue the conversation…

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#HeinekenLFW18: Russell Solomon Reimagines Streetwear For SS19

Russell Solomon SS19 Russell Solomon made his runway debut at the Lagos Fashion Week this year. Setting one of the season’s biggest trends as his theme – the colour yellow, the emerging menswear designer reigned supreme with prints, stripes all in neutral tones and vibrant colours. The stunning collection can be described as urban meets…

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