2016 has been a fashion filled year, with heineken lfdw to gtbank fashion weekend and all the runway shows in all parts of the country. There’s no doubt that it has been an eventful year for all the fashionista’s and fashion industry. While we’re still getting a hang of all that 2016 fashion goodness, here are top 3 fashion designers to lookout for in 2017!
Dolindo by WendyM is an Abuja based womenswear design brand. The budding entrepreneur, Wendy Ndugbu, started her brand designing handcrafted accessories for both sexes and now expanding into clothing. From her trending capes, to the creative kaftans and co-ords, we can definitely say that the “Dolindo” brand is one to watch out for in 2017. To think that this is just the side hustle, speaks volume about how passionate the mother of one is about her craft. Check out some of her designs below.
Stunning Apparel is an Ebonyi state based fashion brand catering to both male and female customers. The owner of the design label, Amarachi Okonkwo, has been working both behind and in front of the camera as both the designer and model of some of her outfits. From her unique “tankaff” tops to her female agbada designs, stunning apparels is one brand to keep an eye on in 2017.
The lagosians in the house are probably aware of the brand “Kimono Kollection”. This menswear brand make bespoke tailoring accessible to everyone. They give every design a modern African cut made with highly tailoring techniques. They also offer beautifully handcrafted natives to suit every body type. See pictures of their designs below.