Hello Style Revolutionists! We are back with another edition of Designer Focus (#OBDesignerFocus).
The fashion game in Nigeria has really come a long way. Fashion designers in Nigeria continue to push boundaries and release spectacular collections for public consumption each year. From the mainstream traditional clothing to western like wears, the Nigerian fashion industry is now one of the fastest growing industries in the world.
Last week our spotlight was on talented Nigerian Designer, Adebayo Oke-Lawal.
Today, we shine the spotlight on, Emmanuel Okoro, the creative director of Emmy Kasbit a contemporary unisex wear brand. This young designer is one that continues to show a great level of consistency with his brand.
Yemi Alade in Custom-Made Emmy Kasbit
The brand Emmy Kasbit was born in 2013, but didn’t immediately begin to make a name for itself until the release of the collection “The Definition” in 2014 which showed the world a whole new creative side to Emmanuel Okoro. Since then, the brand has grown immensely boasting of a strong clientele and showcasing at some of the biggest fashion shows in Africa.
Emmy Kasbit showcased at the South African Menswear Fashion Week in 2016 and 2017, he was also featured at number 8th on the BlackNBold Young Designers list of 2016, emerged as one of the top 5 finalists for Lagos Fashion & Design Week Fashion Focus 2017 and had a great showcase at the fashion week.
His collection shown at the HLFDW 2017 runway was one of the most vibrant and innovative uses of traditional Igbo fabric Akwete which catapulted him right into the circle of champions.
His list of famous clientele includes Denola Grey, Munachi Abi, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Flavour, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Beverly Naya, Denola Grey, Zinkata, Lola Oj, Uti Nwachukwu, Jon Ogah, Yemi Alade and many more.
Denola Grey in Emmy Kasbit
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