(Photos) Lagos Fashion and Design Week Day 4: Maki Oh #LFDW2017

Maki Oh is a womenswear brand that fuses traditional African techniques with detailed contemporary construction. Founded by Maki Osakwe in 2010, the Maki Oh design ethos challenges prevailing notions of beauty and analyses cultural norms through a womanist lens. The brand is centered in a strong sense of identity and culture, creating narrative pieces that …

(Photos) Lagos Fashion and Design Week Day 3: Lisa Folawiyo #LFDW2017

Lisa Folawiyo is a multi-faceted global womenswear and accessories collection. Designer, Lisa Folawiyo perfected the art of wearing Ankara (local West African cloth) through the use of ornate embellishment. By incorporating texture with this culturally established traditional textile, Lisa Folawiyo transformed the textile and created a globally coveted print. This conceptual and global design hybrid …