Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW) is four days of creativity, boldness, and fashion that started in 2011 by Omoyemi Akerele. It is held in Lagos, Nigeria, and the event not only brings together fashion designers, buyers, and press, across the African continent, but LFDW also holds master-classes that allow prominent figures in the fashion industry to give insights and advice to upcoming designers.
A South African showing at Lagos Fashion Week, Gert Johan Coetzee gives us a new take on contemporary African evening wear.
As seen on Michelle Obama and Beyonce, Maki Oh is a Nigerian brand that fuses traditional African techniques with detailed contemporary construction.
A contemporary womenswear and menswear brand made in Nigeria, Emmy Kasbit is challenging masculinity with his bright and intricate menswear at Lagos Fashion Week.
Usually specializing in swimwear, this is Andrea Iyahmah’s second ready to wear fashion show at Lagos Fashion Week.
Operating between Lagos, Accra, and Paris, IAMISIGO aims to channel an authentic minimalistic African aesthetic to the fashion industry.