The heart of fashion in West Africa seems to be emerging with irrefutable geniuses in the fashion industry, and they are turning out more as winners than only makers of outstanding pieces with fabrics.
Starting Friday 20th February 2015, 5 Nigerian design labels – iamISIGO, Orange Culture, Grey Projects, Kenneth Ize & TI Nathan – represented Nigeria at the annual International Fashion Showcase in London. Their participation was organised by Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion & Design Week (LFDW) in collaboration with Nigerian Export Promotion Council, during London Fashion Week 2015 (LFW).
The GTBank LFDW platform presented the designers through a static exhibition titled Meta 5 designed by graphic designer & Stranger Lagos CEO, Yegwa Ukpo, and co-sponsored by Fayrouz.
Out of the over 130 global participant designers, Meta 5 Team Nigeria made up of – iamISIGO, Orange Culture, Grey Projects, Kenneth Ize & TI Nathan, emerged as winners of The Best Curator award for their distinctive showcase.
Here is a view of photos from the event:
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