Lanre Da Silva Ajayi is a designer whose point of view can easily be misunderstood in a place like Nigeria without the right models, hair, makeup and the right platform to make every element of her designs come to life. A devotee of the Victorian era, Da Silva’s designs tend to be full of floor length dramatic pieces, florals, laces and silks. Quick designer profile:
Designer: Lanre Da Silva Ajayi
Label: LDA began in 2005
Education: BA in Business Administration, Masters in Finance
Career highlights: Featured at the Arise Africa Fashion Week ’09 in South Africa. The designer also just launched her own boutique mid-June, 2009.
View her Spring/Summer 2010 Collection.
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