They test masculinity and celebrate indigenous African prints in new ways.
These crop of designers are ones to look out for at the Lagos Fashion and Design Week starting October 25 to 28.
Since it was established in 2011, the Lagos fashion and design week has become the most important fashion event in Africa, shining a spotlight on local designers.
Of the 49 designers showing this year, CNN spotlights ten designers who will be unveiling their Spring Summer collections.
Ejiro Amos Tafiri
Nigerian born designer, Tsemaye Bintie’s design aesthetic reflects his love for architecture. The contemporary women’s brand prides itself in creating a good blend of functionality and design.
When Lisa Folawiyo launched in 2005, she became synonymous with the celebration of the patterns of the ankara fabric with her meticulous use of embellishments. Folawiyo who has showcased since the inception of the Lagos fashion and design week will showcase her collection on day 3 of the show.
DNA by Iconic Invanity
House of Kaya
By Torera Idowu for CNN