Reni Abina founded the brand, which debuted with the captivating Rendoll Spring|Summer ’24 Collection during Lagos Fashion Week. The brand’s dedication to inclusivity was demonstrated by this collection, which featured classic and adaptable pieces made to fit women of all shapes and sizes.
Rendoll, who was attending the event for the first time, put on an impressive display that featured 26 different looks totalling 40 unique pieces. This launch not only signalled a big turning point for the brand, but it also showed how committed it is to providing clothing that fits a wide spectrum of women and transcends size. Rendoll’s Spring/Summer ’24 Collection marked a significant development in the fashion industry by showcasing options that were both stylish and inclusive of a wide range of body types.
3. The LadyMaker
This is a contemporary Nigerian women’s fashion and lifestyle brand under Ifeyinwa Azubike’s creative direction. The brand’s “Indigo” Spring/Summer 2024 collection stole the show at Lagos Fashion Week 2023 edition. With the help of modern creativity, this collection presented a captivating reworking of the classic adire design.
The clothing items displayed in ‘Indigo‘ were distinguished by their skilled tailoring and elaborate cuts, exhibiting a smooth fusion of creativity and skill. This collection is a notable addition to the Nigerian fashion scene because Ifeyinwa Azubike’s vision for it emphasised the brand’s dedication to pushing the boundaries of traditional design while also reflecting a deep appreciation for heritage and culture. The Lagos Fashion Week’s ‘Indigo‘ collection emphasised the brand’s commitment to creative expression.
4. Pepper Row
This creative luxury fashion brand was founded by Omafume Niemogha and has a strong focus on sustainability. The brand was able to showcase its Spring/Summer 2024 Collectionduring Fashion Week, and despite the passing of time, it persisted in embracing the fundamental elements of its unique aesthetic.
Notably, this collection included striking 3D illustrations that gave the fashion show an avant-garde and visually arresting touch. The collection honoured tradition in addition to modern design elements by utilising materials like aso oke and batik. The brand’s ability to bridge the gap between the past and the future was highlighted by this fusion of traditional fabrics with contemporary aesthetics, demonstrating its commitment to sustainability and innovation in the fashion industry.
5. Pettre Taylor
Founded by Peter Acha, this fashion brand made a big impression during fashion week in 2023 with its beautifully named ‘Let Our Differences Bloom‘ Spring/Summer 2024 Collection. This collection, which included exquisite hand embroidery made of natural fibres, celebrated the beauty of diversity. Additionally, it expertly combined patterns and handicraft methods influenced by numerous global cultures.
“Let Our Differences Bloom” was an artistic and cultural statement in addition to a fashion statement. It was a tasteful blend of artistry that celebrated the diversity of cultures and crossed boundaries. Peter Acha’s collection was a highlight of the fashion week, showcasing the brand’s commitment to using fashion to promote harmony and appreciation of the world’s diverse cultures.
6. Lulla House
A major player in conscious and sustainable industry, Lulla House finds inspiration in the rich history, culture, and artwork of Africa. The brand debuted its Spring/Summer 2024 Collection, called “Threads of Continuity” at the prestigious Lagos Fashion Week, in a noteworthy demonstration of originality and flair.
This collection demonstrated Lulla House’s dedication to honouring African influences and conserving cultural legacy. It featured a captivating combination of materials, such as textured textiles, dynamic movements, modern silhouettes, and elaborate hand-beaded embellishments. “Threads of Continuity” told the story of the brand’s commitment to bringing the richness and vitality of African heritage into modern fashion. It was more than just a fashion show. The collection was a magnificent representation of the brand’s ability to connect the past and the present, inviting the fashion world to embark on a journey through time and culture.
7. Abigail Ajobi
The London-based designer behind this fashion brand debuted ‘ANTI-MUSE,’ the Spring/Summer 2024 collection, at the event. With a variety of modern silhouettes that effortlessly incorporated elements like tie-dye, infused prints, stylish denim ensembles, and midriff-baring designs, the collection was a striking representation of modern fashion.
“ANTI-MUSE” demonstrated the brand’s adaptability to cutting-edge design ideas and contemporary fashion trends. It offered a captivating fusion of various elements and styles, appealing to a broad audience with a penchant for chic and bold fashion choices. The collection was a standout exhibit at the event because of its bold and unique character, which emphasised the brand’s dedication to pushing the limits of contemporary design.
8. Cute Saint
This Lagos-based fashion brand progressively embraces gender-neutral designs. Star fashion editor and celebrity stylist Muftan Femi Ajose founded it. The brand’s “IGBOYA” Spring/Summer 2024 Transitional collection left a lasting impression.
The brand’s artistic vision was expertly showcased in ‘IGBOYA‘ which combined metallic and knitted fabrics to create a masterful texture-interweaving effect. The collection mostly used tones of white, black, and grey in a monochromatic colour scheme. ‘IGBOYA‘ at the Lagos Fashion Week thus emphasized the brand’s dedication to pushing the boundaries of fashion by creating unique and inclusive designs.
However, other brands present at the event included Studio Imo, Jewel Jamila, Oshobor, Cynthia Abila, Kadiju Orire, Pillz n Poizn, Geto, SVL Designs, LFJ, Elexiay, Katush, Ajabeng, Mariah Bocoum, Kente Gentlemen, Kiko Romeo, Eki Kere, Ugo Monye, Desiree Iyama, Lila Bare, FIA, Lush Hair, Kilentar, Adama Paris, Eki Silk, Nkwo, Emmy Kasbit, Ellie Kuame, Iamisigo, Maliko, Fruche, Ejiro Amos Tafiri, Orange Culture, Sisiano and Imad Eduso.
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