Show Report: AMFW Day 4 – Lanre DaSilva Ajayi “The Oriental Classics”

This year’s AMFW features 77 participants from 6 continents-Including designers as far away as India, the Caribbean, USA, Europe, and Africa. This fashion week extravaganza is running from Tuesday 6th of March to Sunday 11th march 2012 at the luxurious 5-star Federal Palace hotel, Lagos, Nigeria.


This collection is an eclectic mix of creations that consists of the perfect red carpet collection. LDA has ticked the glam box with aplomb and is showcasing ethereal and glamorous pieces in colours such as green, black, grey, gold and redall gliding down the catwalk in a mixture of the brand’s signature old vintage style, pieces that have been carefully handmade to suit the mood; crystal-embellished hems dripped, tops and dresses made out of pure Oriental silks and silk brocade. Jackets, skirt and trousers made out of the brand’s love for lace and here are also hints of the 1920s flapper style in dresses and skirts, a reminiscence of Chanel&#39s early days shown in richly this textured collection that have been exquisitely adapted to suit today’s upwardly mobile African woman that yearns for timeless pieces she can wear for decades hence pieces vary in lengths from short and midi to long. The level of imagination and intricacy between pieces vary, creating a clear pecking order of the masterpieces shown here that is every inch worth the price tag.


For this collection the designer believes “more is more” and has pieces for every woman; young and old. There&#39s no doubt that it is for a confident fashion forward woman that appreciates true creativity and beauty.


See the 20-piece collection…



Photo Credit

Reze Bona


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