#OBDesignerFocus: Evans Akere of Vanskere

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Evans Akere

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.

On our last edition of Designer Focus we put the spotlight on talented Nigerian Designer Samantha H. Dollar.

Today on Designer Focus, we shine the spotlight on, Evans Akere the brain behind popular menswear fashion label Vanskere.

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Deyemi Okanlawon in Vanskere

Evans Akere is the creative director and founder of Vanskere, a ready-to-wear African brand, which was established in 2004. The aim of the establishment is to manufacture stylish and good quality clothes, using the finest quality fabrics to make exciting, beautiful designs and excellent clothes.

Evans Akere who trained as a lawyer at Ambrose Alli University is also a graduate of London College of Fashion. The creative chose to say goodbye to the thrill of winning court cases so he could experience the satisfaction which comes from making trend setting apparels for the fashion savvy. The designer is married to his soulmate Abii Akere and their union has been blessed with three wonderful children.

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Joseph Benjamin in Vanskere

Vanskere is a prominent fashion label and has won several awards in Nigeria; due to its outstanding style and good quality clothes. They do not focus on fabrics and designs alone, but also on fitting and giving the clients that crisp, clean, elegant and well-tailored look. The brand also carries tasteful and sleek designs that are perfect for everyday wear.

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Emmanuel Ikubese in Vanskere

Celebrities and influencers such as Joseph Benjamin, Gideon Okeke , Norbert Young, Julius Agwu ,Bovi, Sunny Neji, Kalu Ikeagwu, Deyemi Okanlawon, Emmanuel Ikubese and the current vice president of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo have been known to wear pieces from the brand.

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Kalu Ikeagwu in Vanskere

 

 


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