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(Photos) Lagos Fashion and Design Week Day 3: Tokyo James (Menswear) #LFDW2017

Tokyo James is a British Nigerian Designer and Creative Director. While studying Mathematics at Queen Mary University London, Tokyo James began his Creative Career as a young fashion stylist in London, working for various international publications, as well as directing digital campaigns for brands such as Brioni, Issey Miyake and Puma Black Label. With years of experience under his belt, James launched his digital monthly publication, Rough UK, an authoritative, unapologetic voice with a penchant for strong visual imagery. Rough expanded to Rough Italia and Rough New York after its successful run in the UK.The Tokyo James fashion brand was born in Lagos, Nigeria when the Creative Director relocated to the burgeoning African fashion capital.The Tokyo James brand is for modern men who want simplicity with an edge. With emphasis on traditional techniques and clean lines the brand owes its core competence to the designer’s philosophy – creating and living your individuality.

Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi (Insigna)

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