New York, London, Milan, Paris and now Lagos. Nigeria’s stylish metropolis has become home to a number of trendy events, cementing its status as the next great fashion capital. Lagos Fashion Week–one of the most high-profile–took place in October at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island. The series of runway shows, panel discussions and workshops featured standout designs that embody the excitement of the Nigerian capital, while showcasing why the city is a fashion force to be reckoned with.
If you want ideas for what to wear in the near future, there was plenty of outfit inspo. With 2019 quickly winding down, it’s time to revamp your look and start making note of the overarching themes for next season, including mixed prints, updated suiting and bold cutouts. Check out some of the standout looks that graced the runways, as photographed by Ofure Ighalo .