Tuesday 14 November 2023

Lagos Fashion Week Trunk Show Returns to Moda Operandi for Fourth Year

Lagos Fashion Week (LagosFW) and Moda Operandi, the global online luxury fashion platform, are pleased to announce their fourth annual collaboration. From November 14-December 15, 2023, Moda Operandi will host a Lagos Fashion Week capsule collection featuring four of Nigeria’s most exciting contemporary designers: Kilentar, Orange Culture, Lilabare, and Orire.

This initiative is part of Lagos Fashion Week’s ongoing commitment to supporting and promoting African fashion on a global scale. By partnering with Moda Operandi, LagosFW is able to provide its designers with access to a global audience and the opportunity to sell their collections to customers around the world.

Since launching in 2011, Lagos Fashion Week has played host to emerging and established African designers alike who honour their heritage and unique cultures through unparalleled designs and authentic craftsmanship. For fashion lovers, the Lagos Fashion Week capsule collection is a unique opportunity to discover and purchase the latest designs from some of Africa’s most talented designers. The collection features a wide range of pieces, from ready-to-wear to accessories, in a variety of styles and price points.

Omoyemi Akerele, Founder Lagos Fashion Week, said,“It’s great to have consistent partners in Moda Operandi. For Lagos Fashion Week, it’s important that we explore avenues beyond the runway, opportunities that provide access to new markets. This season, we introduced our community to fresh talent from across the continent, and it's exciting to see that reflected in our trunkshow with Lilabare &  Kilentar. As well as seasoned brands Orange Culture &  Orire. Each is distinctive in storytelling & craftsmanship, which should make an exciting  discovery for Moda Operandi customers.



Discover the Designers & Their Inspiration

Ria Ana Sejpal | LilaBare

 "Our process isn't about quick trends or mass production. Instead, it's a harmonious blend of ancient craft, innovative technology, and conscious choices."

Adebayo Oke Lawal | Orange Culture

"The collection plays with some super delicate silhouettes and matches them against rigid cuts and fabrics, which range from an exploration of denim to a variety of printed linens, cotton, and organza. love playing with fabrics as a point of emotion in collections, and that exploration continues this season."

Michelle Adepoju | Kilentar

"We draw inspiration from various time periods and cultures across the continent, celebrating the authenticity of traditional African designs while infusing them with a contemporary and artistic perspective."

Orire Aleshinloye | Orire

"I wanted to tell a story about Lagos and the celebratory spirit that defines the city. These pieces accurately represent the thrill and vibrant culture of Lagosian party dressing. There are several plays on asymmetry, volume, color, bold silhouettes, and texture embodying the frenetic energy of home."

The Lagos Fashion Week capsule collection will be available exclusively on Moda Operandi.

For more information regarding Lagos Fashion Week 2023, kindly visit lagosfashionweek.ng or follow our Instagram page @lagosfashionweekofficial.

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