19 Stunning Images From Day 1 Of Lagos Fashion Week In Nigeria

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Rachaell Davis Oct, 26, 2017

Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2017 is officially underway!

Established in 2011, the event aims to celebrate, highlight and promote the Nigerian and African fashion industry by bringing consumers and designer together for an exciting preview of what’s next in fashion. Day 1 of the 4-day event saw the Spring/Summer 2018 collections from Nigeria’s top designers take the runway by storm.

Here’s a peek at 19 of our favorite looks. 

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Comfort meets chic in this design from Style Temble.

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As this classic design from Johnson-Johnson proves, the ladies weren't the only ones heating up the runway.

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This design from Ejiro Amos Tafiri adds a dramatic twist to a traditional floral prints for a truly original look.

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Deep plunging necklines and green hues as seen on this piece from Ejiro Amos Tafiri are the perfect way to usher in the spring 2018 season.

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It's all in the details with this exquisite piece from Ejiro Amos Tafiri.

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Designer Amede is bringing the off-the-shoulder trend into 2018 with a unique flair.

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A look at the full collection from designer Eki Orleans.

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Designer Kinabuti left a lasting mark on the runway with this fun design perfect for the girl who loves matching prints.

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These signature tees paired with classic denim bottoms by designer Titi Belo made for the perfect casually fashionable runway moment.

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This design from Designer Eki Orleans is ushering the silk trend into 2018 with color and print.

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Designer Ugo Monye combined several trends into one to create this chic yet incredibly stylish masterpiece.

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A look at the full S2018 collection from designer Amede.

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If textured leggings weren't already a SS18 trend, they certainly will be now thanks to this piece from Kinabuti.

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A look at the full SS2018 collection from designer 8th Wanda.

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Statement sleeves take this design by Titi Belo to the next level.

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This free flowing two piece from 8th Wanda is a must-have for the 2018 season.

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This design from Ugo Monye puts a unique twist on the ever-popular color blocking trend.

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This all-white 2 piece set from designer Style Temble was definitely a runway standout.

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When culture meets style, it looks something like this design from Ugo Monye.