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ARISE Fashion Week 2018 Day 2: Washington Roberts

The runway shows of the highly anticipated ARISE Fashion Week kicked off on 31st March 2018 at Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel) with stunning collections from various designers across Africa. Washington Roberts showcased on Day 2 of ARISE. The made in New York womens’ wear label narrates a modern story through geometric shapes within African culture.…

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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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Puffed Up Extravagance! Washington Roberts Presents ‘KINTINKANTAN’

New York-based fashion brand, Washington Roberts recently released their SS16 collection tagged Kintinkantan and the pieces are drool-worthy. Presenting the collection, the Creative Director said, “this season, I explored the idea of graphic and geometric shapes through an African lens. Using the Adinkra Symbol, “KINTINKANTAN” which means ‘puffed up extravagance’ as the focal point of…

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Watch The Highlights From Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2015: Day 3

Day 3 of the Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015 at the Federal Palace Hotel Victoria Island was even more packed than Day 2 and Day 1! To watch highlights from Day 1, click here and Day 2 here!  Top and upcoming designers, style bloggers, stylists, fashion enthusiasts, fashion influencers and innovators all gathered to…

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Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2015- Washington Roberts

Washington Roberts collection retains the brands edgy aesthetic, while uniting unexpected colour with amazing fabrics. The brand showcased its latest collection on day 3 at the Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2015. We saw the expert use of silk, organza and silk satin. The artistic creations in this collection will definitely appeal to the…

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Washington Roberts Speaks With Aina Fadina About The Inspiration Behind His SS15 Collection

Aina Fadina, the brain behind I of Africa interviews Nigerian born, New York based designer, Washington Roberts. The interview was filmed during his New York Fashion Week presentation where the designer discusses his roots, love for architecture, especially the Aomori Nebuta House Museum in Japan, and the inspiration behind his Spring/Summer 2015 collection. Enjoy the…

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