Interviews

Lagos Fashion Week

#Fashion: Celebrating innovation and Sustainable Fashion with the Lohije Brand

how the Lohije brand promotes sustainability and sustainable fashion, she sheds more light, ‘We promote culture and promote our artisans by giving an accurate history of where these fabrics come from. Our social part of sustainability ,making sure our workers are being paid, are in a conducive environment is not left out. Per our fabrics, we have found a way not to use plastic bottles anymore and we make buttons out of coconut shells. We try to cut down on our collections and our waste. Nothing cut in the studio is not thrown away…

#Fashion: Celebrating innovation and Sustainable Fashion with the Lohije Brand Read More »

#Interview: Tsemaye Binitie and Nkwo Onwuka on Fashion, Production and Everything in Between

‘Every part of the design job is broken down. It’s about 10 roles, so the designer is free to design’, Tsemaye says. Nkwo says, ‘I live inside my head. Sometimes I go somewhere and I’m smiling, but my mind is far away designing pieces…’

#Interview: Tsemaye Binitie and Nkwo Onwuka on Fashion, Production and Everything in Between Read More »

#CelebratingWomenCampaign: Medical Doctor and Research Advocate, Opeyemi Awofeso, is Changing the Narrative on Medical Research as a Viable Career Path.

On this episode of the Celebrating Women Campaign, we celebrate an outstanding young woman, who is a selfless achiever and whose observations of the environment drove her to try to solve some of Nigeria’s health issues. Dr. Opeyemi Awofeso has written at least 17 papers in different areas of medicine, including breast and cervical cancer in Nigerian Women, on different topics in surgery, paediatrics and oncology, which she has presented in different countries…

#CelebratingWomenCampaign: Medical Doctor and Research Advocate, Opeyemi Awofeso, is Changing the Narrative on Medical Research as a Viable Career Path. Read More »

#ThrowbackInterview: Kaylah Oniwo Shares what she loves about Style and Fashion at the Lagos Fashion Week Tents

It’s Lagos Fashion Week Day 2 (for the Runway shows, and Day 3 if you count The Gathering Dinner) and I am reminded that there’s not a thing I do not love about the sets at the Lagos Fashion Week tents. They are so innovative, thoroughly utilising African Elements. One set is made of wood,

#ThrowbackInterview: Kaylah Oniwo Shares what she loves about Style and Fashion at the Lagos Fashion Week Tents Read More »

#DesignerSpotlight: ‘Showkoto’ by Fawenzo Designs

HellurrGuys, It’s another episode of the Designer Spotlight series, and today, we’ll be featuring the Creative Director of Fawenzo Designs. Fawenzo Designs showcased its ready to wear ‘Showkoto’ collection at GTBank Fashion Weekend 2018. What strikes me about this collection/brand is that it is already so conceptualised at only 10 months. From the intentionally themed

#DesignerSpotlight: ‘Showkoto’ by Fawenzo Designs Read More »

#CelebratingWomenCampaign: Move Over Everyone, for MOOFA has Taken Over || Interview with Olayinka Fashola Arolambo of MOOFA Designs

This interview is geared to inspire, motivate and encourage any woman who has a creative passion in her heart but might be reluctant to start…
It is a busy day at the Moofa Cubicle at the GTB Fashion Weekend, with clients running in to purchase ready to wear couture pieces, but the diligent Creative Director of Moofa graciously grants this interview where she sheds more light on her passion…

#CelebratingWomenCampaign: Move Over Everyone, for MOOFA has Taken Over || Interview with Olayinka Fashola Arolambo of MOOFA Designs Read More »

#CelebratingWomenCampaign: We Celebrate Forbes Africa’s Listed Under 30 Entrepreneurs, Founder and Creative Director of Ziva Lagos, Tania Omotayo

    The Celebrating Women Campaign Series celebrates Tania Omotayo, Founder and Creative Director of Ziva Lagos, a ready to wear retail line which was born out of a desire of the founder to create affordable pieces of clothing for Nigerian women using indigenously procured fabrics, but has grown to be so much more. In

#CelebratingWomenCampaign: We Celebrate Forbes Africa’s Listed Under 30 Entrepreneurs, Founder and Creative Director of Ziva Lagos, Tania Omotayo Read More »

#Interview: Emmy Kasbit Calls His Runway Collection ‘FIRE’ || Lagos Fashion Week 2018 #LFW

Emmy Kasbit won in the midst of amazing contenders like Imad Eduso, Mo Agusto, and Morafa. Since the competition, more opportunities have been open unto Emmy Kasbit. But hey, Emmy is not a newbie to Lagos Fashion Week; he showcased a dashing collection on Day 3 of Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2017…

#Interview: Emmy Kasbit Calls His Runway Collection ‘FIRE’ || Lagos Fashion Week 2018 #LFW Read More »

#Interview: Style Maestro, Noble Igwe Muses on his Definition of Style, Running a Fashion and Entertainment Platform, and His Expectations for Lagos Fashion Week 2018

There’s nothing more beautiful than calibrating fashion cerebrally. Understanding that fashion is a mental phenomenon gives you the liberty to look past the passions of your passion and thoroughly hijack its business and economic proclivities on your chosen platform. The mavins who have optimised their passions for profit are indeed to be applauded. Yes, Noble

#Interview: Style Maestro, Noble Igwe Muses on his Definition of Style, Running a Fashion and Entertainment Platform, and His Expectations for Lagos Fashion Week 2018 Read More »