2012 MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week: Ituen Basi

Nigerian design label, Ituen Basi was one of this year’s must see shows at the 2012 MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week which took place from Wednesday 24th October – Saturday 27th October 2012.

The label didn’t fail to impress. Models strut the runway paying homage to the city of Lagos in print “newspaper” dresses, accessorized with big round necklaces and rough hair dos. Soon after, we were presented with lace dresses and jumpsuits, sheer outfits and the label’s signature Ankara creations.

2012 MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week: Ituen Basi

Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi for Insigna

32 Comments on 2012 MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week: Ituen Basi
  • ayetoro kan November 1, 2012 at 1:09 pm

    ituen basi never disappoints…amazing

    • Bisqo November 1, 2012 at 4:14 pm

      uber fierce…
      love the collection! very creative…

  • fidelia November 1, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee it……….

  • cathy November 1, 2012 at 1:38 pm

    she’s good.

  • Seamus November 1, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    Now this is a collection!

  • Jq November 1, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    There are designers and then there are DESIGNERS…. Tres fab!!!

  • versence November 1, 2012 at 2:10 pm


  • Kay November 1, 2012 at 2:50 pm

    Like.A.Boss. In a league all her own. My goodness!

  • lilz November 1, 2012 at 2:52 pm


  • shay shay November 1, 2012 at 2:53 pm

    Two thumbs up!!!

  • Mz Socially Awkward… November 1, 2012 at 2:59 pm

    She certainly brings that something-extra. I like a lot of the pieces, very chic.

  • oluchy November 1, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    Lovely collection, very creative.

  • phantom November 1, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    fan-effing-tastic!!!! I’m speechless, literally.

  • konnie November 1, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    Ituen. Love you. You never fail. Love these collection. The hair was down pact (crazy looking as it really is. that is what makes us interesting people.
    Mercy i see you ooooo

    Emenam eyeneka. good luck with this

  • lover November 1, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    This is Fierce. this is indeed a DESIGNER. woww

  • babe November 1, 2012 at 5:44 pm


  • kay November 1, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    chika emmanuel always gets it

  • Madam the Madam November 1, 2012 at 7:01 pm

    My GAD. I want every single one of these outfits.

  • ladylove November 1, 2012 at 9:21 pm

    Amazing amazing collection! I NEEEEEEEEED the newspaper-print trousers…today.

  • bolaji November 1, 2012 at 9:28 pm

    some of these models sha, i really think they need to toughen their screeing process, cos these models? i tire! STOP THE RECYCLING!

  • Chikaka November 1, 2012 at 10:11 pm

    All around fabness.

  • partyrider November 2, 2012 at 1:35 am

    love it. well done

  • nino November 2, 2012 at 10:25 am

    ITUEN OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO…..take five mehn…i loveeeeeeeeeeee

  • kiki November 2, 2012 at 4:04 pm

    honestly,best creation I’ve seen sooo far…….luvly kudos to d lady….

  • Aijay November 2, 2012 at 4:38 pm

    This is best collection so far!

  • Berry Choco-Latte November 3, 2012 at 7:30 pm

    OH MY GOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THIS IS IT!

  • ima November 4, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    mma ituen mbok dia etap…ke amenam aboho!

  • dsfjkhgpi November 4, 2012 at 7:53 pm

    This collection is truly beautiful, but i would have like to see more of the models with natural hair, as it’s paying homage to nigeria. too many of theese models wear weaves and it’s kind of a downer with this collection as it’s meant to pay homagee. on a lighter note i still thought the clothes were beautiful and veryy elegant.

  • Cham November 4, 2012 at 8:16 pm

    Gorgeous collection, creative and original.

    Meanwhile is chika Emmanuel getting fat?

  • eloho November 5, 2012 at 12:43 am

    ITUEN BASI! I expected nothing less and she surpassed it! MUCH RESPECT! WOW!

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