#HeinekenLFDW2016 Kicks Off Today! 4 Top Trends to Wear for the Paparazzi


As Lagos Fashion and Design Week kicks off today for its 6th edition with Heineken as the headline sponsor.

Fashion week will feature a four-day line-up at the Federal Palace Hotel, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos, and we will be having our eyes on the Street Style as well as Runway Style hence we want you to be ready!

Fashion Stylist Maryanne Alabi is to the rescue dishing on four trends you should go for while attending shows this year.

Maryanne says, “as a fashion stylist, I know it can be a chore trying to figure out what to pull out from your closet or what to try on for fittings with your stylist or your favorite fashion outlet to fit  into the groove of fashion week. If you fall into this category, then have no worries as I serve  you my street style and runway style predictions for the 2016 Lagos fashion and design week.”

Check them out below!


What other time is best to bring out your kimono, or duster than fashion week, this tend is so versatile, and best for layering. We can’t wait to see how designers interpret this hot trend.







Glamorous velvet is sure going to be one of our favorite looks this season, from the runway to our closets and back on the street style scene.












Cold Shoulders & Wide Legs

This is the return of the 90’s and we will be seeing a lot of this on the runway in a mix of textures, layers and aesthetics. it is highly recommended as a street style staple.






Lingerie As Outer Wear

This is definitely a trend that has come to stay and will be seen a lot on the run way, you might want to be ahead of the pack seen wearing this hot trend.






Outfit Details

Kimono: Sally Bawa Lagos (@officialsallybawa)

Velvet: Sally Bawa Lagos (@officialsallybawa)

Cold Shoulder Top & Wide Leg Pants: Isi Atagamen Fashion Label (@iafl)

Lingerie: Isi Atagamen Fashion Label (@iafl)


Shoot Credits

Modeled and story by: @mayreejay

Makeup: @jmsignature

Photography: @sniper_ajix

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