Lanre DaSilva Ajayi, Dimeji Alara, Ezinne Chinkata, Femi DaSilva, Funmi St. Daniel, Kaylah Oniwo, McMeka, Noble Igwe, Onah Unachukwu, Bola Balogun, Ono Bello, Wadami Amolegbe, Zara Opara were some of the fashion experts and aficionados we spotted at the exclusive cocktail party to unveil the new faces of fashion in Nigeria.
The Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week (GTBank LFDW)and British Council this year has launched Fashion Focus (LFDW Fashion Focus). This is a year-long initiative aimed at developing the Nigerian fashion industry.
A major highlight of the cocktail party which took place last Friday the 10th of October 2014 at Miliki in Victoria Island, was the meeting of the 15 new faces in Nigeria fashion. They are: Michael Shumaker, Olivia & Sylvia Enekwe, Mimi Habibah, Franklyn Uchechukwu, Titi Belo, Jumoke Ademilua, Temitayo Nathan, Oluwatobi Akintoye, Abimbola Oye, Oyindamola Omolale, Adeju Thompson, Babatunde Oyeyemi, Omowunmi Owonifari, LamipoSomoye and Ugonna Ibe.
These designers will have the opportunities to be participants at targeted workshops and networking sessions between 2014 and 2015. They will also have a chance to exhibit their collection in front of a select audience at 2014 GTBank LFDW set to hold on October 29th to November 1.
Scroll down to see all the exclusive photos from the cocktail party!
|Omoyemi Akerele||Lanre DaSilva Ajayi|
|Agnes Marquis||Dimeji Alara|
|Ezinne Chinkata||Femi DaSilva|
|Funmi St. Daniel|
|Noble Igwe||Omoyemi Akerele & Oyinkansola Momoh|
|Onah Unachukwu||Ono Bello, Lanre DaSilva Ajayi & Bola Balogun|
|Oyinkansola Momoh||Wadami Amolegbe, Omoyemi Akerele & Dimeji Alara|
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Photo Credit: Insignia Media