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Fashion Business: Is Nigeria the Next Frontier for Fashion Retail? #Africanfashion

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Is Nigeria the next frontier for fashion retail? While South Africa has enjoyed a thriving retail climate, Nigeria, especially when it comes to fashion, has been lagging. However, in just the past few years alone, it appears Nigeria may very well be the next frontier for fashion retail. From stores like Zara, Mango, Levi’s, Nike…

Mathew Williamson – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection in Lagos #Luxuryfashionbrands

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Coming off the celebration of fifteen(15) years in the fashion business, one would have expected English designer Mathew Williamson to show the same collection he showed at London Fashion Week, in September, at MTN’s Lagos Fashion & Design Week in Lagos, Nigeria. Williamson, however, chose a different route. For his appearance as a guest designer…

Jewel by Lisa – Spring/Summer 2013 Collection #Africanfashion #Africanluxurybrands

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Nigerian Fashion label Jewel by Lisa owned by Lisa Folawiyo has become a highly coveted brand within Africa that also continues to gain momentum on the international front. On the international front, in the last few years alone, Jewel by Lisa has enjoyed numerous American celebrities rocking her designs and international fashion buzz. What is…

MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week Spring/Summer 2013: Marayah O

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Last we shared a fashion story on the design label Marayah O, it was to announce its launch. This time, we take a look at the collection shown at the 2013 MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week. For us, there seemed to be a need to have a clear idea what season the designer was…