Lagos, la talentueuse

Lagos, the talented

Lagos, Nigeria is one of the largest cities on the African continent. It is considered the African fashion capital.

At the end of October, this is where Lagos Fashion Week was held .

Selection of designers who carry the voice of African fashion.

Ajabeng , originally from Ghana, has a disruptive bias with creations that he describes as Afro-minimalist.

Its pieces feature wide cuts reminiscent of the 70s, and neutral colors.

A clean, refined style that remains faithful to the creator's heritage.

Lila Bare , who has dual Kenyan and Indian nationality, presents casual and elegant silhouettes.

She uses natural fibers and ancestral dyeing techniques.

She also transforms vintage saris, down to the smallest scraps of fabric, to make her “zero waste” commitments a reality .

Its pieces are made by local Kenyan communities.

Adedamola Adebayo , the designer of BORNSTAR , calls himself an indigenous designer. Originally from Lagos, he relies on local resources to develop his collections.

It presents pieces made from clothes found at the second-hand market in Lagos and accessories made by local artisans.

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