Designers Showcasing at Africa Fashion Week London 2016
Africa Fashion Week London 2016 will take place on 9th-10th Sept at West Hall Olympia London. We have always been big fans of Africa Fashion Week London as it offers a platform to emerging and established fashion designers.
Below are some of the fashion designers who will showcase their designs at Africa Fashion Week London 2016.
O'Saunders: O'Saunders is a fashion brand which completely represent the ideology of modern day women taste in fashion. The brand started in 2010 by Olabisi Saunders a fashion graduate, with the aim of providing uniquely crafted garments, accessories and beauty product which gives a sense of luxury, modernity, confidence and functionality to women of different sizes and colour. The O'saunders brand provides both ready to wear and high end garment and accessories to complement the modern day women.
McStell: McStell is a haute couture brand based in Lagos Nigeria whose primary aim is to boost and brand individual image through clothing. The brand has evolved from its inception in December 2014 through innovative ideas and creativity and has gathered notable awards and recognition amongst which are: May 2015, Fashion and Style Award for Best Emerging Designer, African Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN) June 2015, Runway FADAN Emerging Designer of the year and Best young designer of the year, respectively. December 2014, Daviva Brand Ambassador till date.
Nipo Skin: Nipo Skin is a Fashion Brand that operates in the city of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. The brand has been in existence for almost a decade and has over these years grown to become one of the leading brands in high fashion for men and women in all parts of the country. The brand mirrors Ghana’s growing diversity and genuinely appeals to a myriad of demographics. Today the brand seeks to serve the fashion needs of men and women of all colours, ages and incomes, all over the world and Nipo Skin has been able to achieve this by exporting Bespoke Pieces to its clients abroad.Nipo Skin offers a world of sophistication, comfort and class too both men and women that makes them feel confident and in tune with the changing trends in the ever so dynamic Fashion Industry. With a passion for intricate cuts and details in construction, Nipo Skin recognizes the need to provide interesting artistic fashionable pieces for every individual that wants to stay in tune with their sense of style and comfort.
Alexander II Akande: Born in Cameroon and growing up across the world - Nigeria, Cameroon, DR Congo, Kenya, France, Italy, U.K. This wealth of cultural experience is vividly expressed in his work. The focus of the brand is on creating quality garments that challenge the perception of African design, drawing on the designer's global cultural experiences and rich cultural heritage.
Jaua: Jaua is in honour of the members of Ajaua tribe of northern Mozambique, where the designers paternal grandmother was born. Where the woman had a central role in command of the tribe, took care of the people and the land. JAUA Brand of exclusive clothing is made for you, to value the strengths of your body and balancing your silhouette. Each woman with an unique body and shape. Create each piece thinking about the members of an urban tribe we belong. The inspiration for this collection are the stripes and straight lines, black and white, mix of materials, different textures.
Neopele : Neopele concept is a state-of-the-art centre for top male and female clothing designs, they produce a sublime range of suits, corporate male and female wears as well as Africa attires.The brand provides bespoke tailored wears for their wide range of customers. They design outfits for persons from all walks of life and they also ensure to deliver perfectly stitched and finished wears.
Signature secret : Mrs Oreva okowa is the founder/CEO of Signature Secret also She is the Founder/National President (FADEA) Fashion Designers and Exhibitors Association/ The Convener- The Delta Fashion Designer (DFD). Signature secret was established 2007 with the total back up of the federal government registration body of Nigeria, Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and endorsed by the Fashion Designer Association of Nigeria (FADAN). The brand has won several awards across Nigeria and represented Nigeria in various global market exhibitions.
- Noir ‘Embeaded’ collection at Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) 2015
- Athaena Bride Lagos collection at Africa Fashion Week AFWL 2015
- Mafrika Collection at Africa Fashion week London 2015 (AFWL15)
- Innocente Messy Collection at Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL 2015)
- House of Mucha Collection at Africa Fashion Week London AFWL 2015
- Kilumba collection at Africa Fashion Week London 2015 (AFWL15)
- Chiemelie collection at Africa Fashion Week London 2015 (AFWL15)
- Miizu collection at Africa fashion week london 2015 (AFWL2015)
- A-line mini ankara/kitenge/chitenge/Africa print skirt with black plunging top & nude heels: AFWL Street Style –Latest Africa women fashion
- Ankara/kitenge/chitenge/African print High neck top with black high waist wide leg loose pants, black over the shoulder long coat, gold statement necklace and bangles : Styling African style - Street Style
- Ladies men-inspired agbada worn with double denim jeans
- The African Print Jacket