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Show Reports: GTBank Fashion Weekend 2019 Day 1 — Nkwo

Initially founded in 2007 in the UK by Nkwo Onwuka, eponymous Nigerian artisanal label Nkwo was among the talented designers who showcased on the day 1 of GTBank Fashion Weekend 2019. Creating pieces that are free-spirited and nomadic, NKWO’s collections are inspired by the lives of the wandering people of the African deserts and the great plains.…

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Lisa Folawiyo, Nkwo, Grey & Aaks Showcase Designs At The Lagos Fashion Week In London

Simon Burstein And Omoyemi Akerele Style House Files (SHF) in collaboration with Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) partnered with Okapi for a pop-up with Nkwo and Grey, and The Place London with Aaks and Lisa Folawiyo. Speaking on the collaboration, Hanneli Rupert, Director Okapi, and Merchants on Long said “Okapi is always excited to be able to work…

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Runway to Real Life: Actress Somkele Idhalama in a Piece from Nkwo’s SS17 Collection

Actress Somkele Idhalama looked absolutely stunning recently when she stepped out for an event in Lagos. The actress was wearing this straight- off the runway outfit from Nigerian-UK based brand Nkwo, which was part of the Spring/Summer 2017 collection recently showcased at the Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2016. See more photos below and…

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A Modern Interpretation Of Traditional Style! Nwko Presents Its SSI6 Collection ‘Modernity’

For her SS16 collection, ‘Modernity’, Fashion Designer, Nkwo Onwuka skilfully interwove traditional styles with modern edginess creating pieces that are most definitely not for the faint-hearted. Here is what the award-winning designer said about the collection: “The inspiration for this collection was doing Africa modern. I have been doing a lot of work/research with artisans…

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Maria Borges & Ajak Deng In Orange Culture, Ré, & More For Model.com’s ‘Africa Rising’ Fashion Editorial

  It is undeniable that Africa stands on the brink of an economic surge as the fashion community continues to expand in spite of its many challenges. Even more exciting is the fact that we’re getting the right kind of exposure to the international fashion scene that will surely translate into something big. It is…

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See Full List! MTN British Council 2013 LFDW Young Designer Entrepreneur Finalists & Catwalk Schedule

The Guaranty Trust Bank 2013 Lagos Fashion & Design Week is almost here! The fashion week will see about 50 designers from within and outside Nigeria in catwalk showcase taking place from Wednesday 23rd to Saturday 26th of October 2012 at the Eko Hotel, Ocean View grounds on Adetokunbo Ademola Street in Victoria Island, Lagos.…

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Saturday Exclusive Fashion News: British Luxury Designer, Matthew Williamson To Headline MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2012- See Full Schedule

MTN in conjunction with Style House Files and the British Council Nigeria has released the official schedule of this year’s MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW) taking place from the 24-27 October 2012.     Omoyemi Akerele founder of LFDW further explains that the “LFDW is all about making an impact, the idea is…

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