European lingerie & swimwear brand Etam opens its first Nigeria-based store in Lagos

Posted on Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 11:15 PM

By BellaNaija.com

The Nigerian retail sector is expanding and with the buying power of the Nigerian populace on the rise, the foreign fashion conglomerates are taking note and seeking to enter our potentially lucrative market. Mango has successfully operated in Nigeria for over a year and now European Lingerie brand, Etam is opening its first Nigerian store in Lagos. The store is situated at the Palms Mall in Lekki, Lagos. Etam recently made a big splash during Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week in January 2011.

The brand hosted a huge lingerie catwalk show which featured supermodels including Karolina Kurkova in saucy lingerie. Model/singer Karen Elson, Boy George, The Kills and Bett Ditto also hit the performed during the show while celebrities including Alexa Chung and and Natalia Vodianova attended. Let’s see if the brand causes a similar sensation in Lagos.

Here is the of official launch press release for Etam Nigeria;

Since 1916, Etam’s story has been written for women and her lingerie…
Max Lindemann opened his first hosiery shop in the heart of Berlin in Germany. The Etam brand was born…
Etam revolutionized lingerie thanks to the group’s historical know-how, truly at the forefront in both products and distribution methods. Cotton panties, bras presented on hangers for easy access, folded briefs sold in boxes, use of jersey, etc… are all inventions which have forever changed the lingerie world and women’s lives.
We count days to Etam’s first store in Nigeria…
A first lingerie franchise in Nigeria. Etam Lingerie, an accessible brand, is part of the daily life of every woman to harmonize natural seduction and contemporary fashion.
Etam opens at the Palms Shopping Mall in Lekki Lagos

Etam Nigeria Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/ETAM-Nigeria/139962636076552
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  • 18 Comments on “European lingerie & swimwear brand Etam opens its first Nigeria-based store in Lagos”

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    • NG MAAMA April 27, 2011 at 11:25 PM

      WETIN NO COMMENT? YERAHHHHHHHHHHH IM IST BEAUTIFUL COLLECTIONS.

    • Tiki April 27, 2011 at 11:26 PM

      First, yay! shall most def be paying y’all a visit soon…Welcome Etam!

    • NG MAAMA April 27, 2011 at 11:27 PM

      LOVELY LOVELY.

    • NG MAAMA April 27, 2011 at 11:27 PM

      ME LIKE ME LIKEYYYYYYYYY

    • NG MAAMA April 28, 2011 at 12:05 AM

      TIKI SOWIE TRY AGAIN NEXT TIME LOLZZSS

      • Tiki April 28, 2011 at 9:14 AM

        lol, thanx, will do…but check out the time on this post, mehn!!!I’ve become a BN addict…

    • THE AMAKA April 28, 2011 at 1:12 AM

      take your line elsewhere. im tired of all these peeps tryna come into naija and make money off of us, yet they dont wanna use black models to relate to us. GET IT RIGHT.

      • Tiki April 28, 2011 at 9:16 AM

        lol, The Amaka, be nice na! it’s obvious they just used old pictures..i wont be surprised if theey used black models for in-shop adverts…exhibit A, repeating a photo in a press release with 3 photos! cut ‘em some slack.

    • THE AMAKA April 28, 2011 at 1:12 AM

      well at least it will encourage more girls to be in shape and maintain their weight, but dont overdo it oooooo, we dont wan anorexia becoming the next problem in naija when many are suffering to eat.

    • diva April 28, 2011 at 2:38 AM

      lol @ amaka. there is nothing anorexic about those models. they are just slim and are decently proportioned

      • THE AMAKA April 28, 2011 at 3:54 AM

        i wasn’t talking about the models, i was just saying its good to encourage more naija women to get in shape, but not to overdo it.

    • Ready April 28, 2011 at 5:41 AM

      I’m glad it’s not Victoria’s Secret & their plain, overpriced underwear. But biko, can we get more pictures so that we can have a better feel of what the collection looks like?

    • missy~spectacularrr April 28, 2011 at 8:05 AM

      they can like to use black models since the launch is for Nigeria….

    • BOBBYDOX April 28, 2011 at 1:42 PM

      so where are all moi sexy ladies @

    • awe April 29, 2011 at 10:00 AM

      i’ll definitely pay yall a visit..been lookn for a place in niija to get nice swimsuit n lingerie
      welcome!!!

    • Lingerie Shop April 29, 2011 at 11:50 AM

      its very cool ………..

    • Shukulicious Shu-Shu May 4, 2011 at 9:57 PM

      look left, look right, *silent*, dont know what to say.

    • Harriet May 4, 2011 at 10:08 PM

      pls anyone who visits the shop at the Palms should give a feedback on their range and prices. It’s difficult getting quality and sexy swimwear in Lagos.