Category Archives: Show Reports

#HeinekenLFW2018: Models Wore ‘Ghana Must Go’ Headdresses At Nkwo’s SS19 Presentation

The OnoBello.com Fashion and Style Department brings you the Show Reports on all designers from this season’s Lagos Fashion Week 2018. Amongst the spectacular designs showcased on Day 3 was Nkwo, founded by the talented Nkwo Onwuka. The fashion label is at the forefront of the West African style community’s exploration of sustainable and ethically sourced fashion. Steered in this artisanal direction since it’s 2012 relocation…

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#HeinekenLFW2018: Asymmetry, Cut-Outs And Prints Dominate Maki Oh’s Cosmic Collection

The OnoBello.com Fashion and Style Department brings you the Show Reports on all designers from this season’s Lagos Fashion Week 2018. Amongst the spectacular designs showcased on Day 3 was Maki Oh, founded by Amaka Osakwe. The brand shows during New York fashion week as well, but they manage to do double-duty and still bring it on home to Lagos Fashion Week. Ease continues to…

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#HeinekenLFW2018: The Nigerian Army Inspires Mai Atafo’s SS19 Collection

The OnoBello.com Fashion and Style Department brings you the Show Reports on all designers from this season’s Lagos Fashion Week 2018. On Day 3, you could feel the excitement for veteran designer, Mai Atafo‘s show on permeating the air as his segment got closer. And even with such anticipation, he did not disappoint. Mai’s military-inspired collection, serenaded by an uber-talented violinist/model had the crowd…

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#HeinekenLFW2018: MaXhosa by Laduma Employs Traditional Signature Prints For LFW Showcase

The OnoBello.com Fashion and Style Department brings you the Show Reports on all designers from this season’s Lagos Fashion Week 2018. Amongst the spectacular designs showcased on Day 3 was by South African Laduma Ngxokolo, MaXhosa‘s head designer who took his signature knitwear to totally new levels with his SS19 collection. From his intricate knit dresses and accessories to the silk printing of his signature knit…

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#HeinekenLFW2018: Tokyo James Takes On Power Dressing For SS19

The OnoBello.com Fashion and Style Department brings you the Show Reports on all designers from this season’s Lagos Fashion Week 2018. Amongst the spectacular designs showcased on Day 3 was British-Nigerian menswear designer Tokyo James who took his first step into the realm of womenswear this fashion week with his women’s collection debut—and a large step it was. The womenswear looks were jam-packed with pastels, metallics, snakeskin,…

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#HeinekenLFW2018: Emmy Kasbit Debuts Modern Silhouettes For Outstanding SS19 Collection

The OnoBello.com Fashion and Style Department brings you the Show Reports on all designers from this season’s Lagos Fashion Week 2018. Amongst the spectacular designs showcased on Day 3 was Emmy Kasbit creatively headed by Emmanuel Okoro. Emmy Kasbit had an astonishingly standout menswear collection. Modern use of the traditional Aso oke fabric is a prominent trend in Lagos fashion today—designers are co-opting the age-old fabric, creating and…

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HeinekenLFW2018: Ellie Kuame’s Sensual And Elegant SS19 Women Took Over Day 3

Elie Kaume created an astounding impression on the Day 3, Saturday 27th October of Heineken Lagos Fashion Week 2018. The Paris-based designer left a lasting series of memories in the hearts of many people with his beautiful showcase which celebrated the female beauty and elegance. Each of his designs evoked both the sexiness in every…

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Inspiring Women! Nkechi Harry Ngonadi of NHN COUTURE Collaborates With Kathy Anthony For Runway Dubai

Runway Dubai 2018 recently wrapped up it’s sixth season with gifts of inspirational satisfaction and positive messages in the community. The very colourful event was held last weekend, at the Marriott Al Jaddaf in Dubai. Nkechi Harry Ngonadi for NHN COUTURE who has been named the ambassador to the Runway Dubai show in Nigeria, closed…

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HeinekenLFW2018: Tropical Rainforest And Outer Space Inspires Deola’s SS19 Collection

On Saturday, 27th of November, the big players in fashion all gathered at the 2018 Heineken Lagos Fashion Week to witness the outstanding presentation of design powerhouse, Deola Sagoe who is known for her use of couture-caliber technique. For Spring 2019, the label which recently re-branded to simply, Deola muted vegetal silks were cut, spiraled,…

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HeinekenLFW2018: Edo Heritage Inspires Eki Orleans’ SS19 Collection

With her tenth collection, Creative Director of Eki Orleans, Hazel Aggrey-Orleans, found inspiration in her rich Edo Nigerian heritage for her Day 3 Showcase at the Heineken Lagos Fashion Week 2018. Inspired by Edo State, Nigeria, the brand used the traditional Edo sword, the Eben, as the design focal point of the stunning prints in…

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