LFDW 2016’s grand finale did not disappoint. On day 4, LFDW’s showcased a diverse array of designers who brought their a-game to close out this year’s show.
Akpos Okudu sent down dresses with classic cuts and silhouettes for every woman.
Bridget Awosika’s SS17 collection featured romantic ruffles and plum colored hues that complemented model’s skin tones.
House of Kaya
House of Kaya’s demure designs made a statement in bold colors and embellished applique’s that elevated the collection.
Kelechi Odu reinvented classic men’s staple pieces by introducing mesh button up shirts and highlighter satin yellow vests to the arsenal.
Kenneth Ize’s collection comprised of neutral colors, pinstripe, and houndstooth pantsuits that blurred the lines of androgyny.
Lanre Da Silva Ajayi
Lanre Da Silva Ajayi, the designer behind the eponymous brand, stayed true to the glamorous ethos of her brand by sending gold jumpsuits and floral applique dresses down the runway.
Lisa Folawiyo’s SS17 collection was intricately feminine in the sense that it combined numerous aspects of menswear in a subtle and almost unnoticeable way. After a brief absence last season, the designer’s collection was received favorably by the LFDW audience.
Naked Ape’s SS17 collection put an interesting twist classic streetwear staples.
Strategically placed feathered detailing and sheer panels dominated Nkwo’s SS17 collection.
Replete with pinafores, duffel bags and the perfect bomber jacket, Orange Culture’s SS17 collection is the visual definition of too cool for school.
Ruff n’ Tumble
Ruff n’ Tumble’s t-shirts reminded us about the importance of #BuyingNigerian.
Slashed by Tia
Slashed by Tia’s 90’s inspired collection provided the much-needed feeling of nostalgia.
Tsemaye Binite’s SS17 collection was crafted carefully with a multifaceted woman in mind. The ethereal evening gowns, embellished evenings gowns, and satin skirts were enough proof.
According to the brand’s SS17 collection, the Washington Roberts woman is quirky and willing to experiment with her style. The collection featured futuristic multicolored peplum panels a la Judy Jetson and golden hued dresses and pantsuits.
Yefikir’s SS17 collection was the perfect compromise between evening and beach wear.