From ruffles to appliques, pretty pastel colours to neon yellow, good old blacks, greys and whites to vibrant florals and Ankara, over 50 designers made the annual Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW) 2016 catwalk a hive of diverse fashion creativity. Even gingham made the cut! A notable appearance from the About That Curvy Lifestyle runway, featuring five designers dedicated to the fuller figure, was refreshing to see. The 2016 show also saw a broad range of unsung emerging design talents.
Here are some of the designs that stood out for us. Enjoy.
All photos by Simon Deiner – SDR Photos (www.sdrphots.co.za)
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