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BN Exclusive: Lanre Da-Silva Ajayi 2010 Summer Collection

Ijeoma Balogun

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It’s a ‘turn of the century’ with the Lanre Da- Silva Ajayi summer collection. It’s less of the Victorian era, more of the contemporary woman and yet so LDA!

LDA creations are usually associated with a certain kind of boldness and character. With this collection she doesn’t tame the tiger, but switches up its environment! The pieces are more embracing of youth and modernity, but still capture that timeless elegance that make them appealing to different generations of women.

Inspired by the summer, the pieces in this collection are all wearable and can set the tone for a casual evening or be the perfect choices for a dressy occasion as they are reflective of ne0-baroque fashion and its whimsical charm.  They are ‘easy dresses for anybody to wear’, says designer Lanre Da-Silva Ajayi.

The pieces are so soft, so beautiful, with an allure of sophistication, from the refreshing summer colours of purple, lilac, and nude to vibrant florals, delicate textured lace and to the smoothness and elegance of silk. I adore the combination of solid colours with floral power, the heavily embellished and embroidered bodices.

Playing complements to the stunning garments, are exquisite LDA Alice bands which are equally easy to wear, but with a very distinctive style. They can be paired with a variety of looks; from demure jeans to a classic vintage frock!

This collection stays firmly aligned to her love for the ultra feminine and uber luxe as she immaculately captures the spirit of the season.

Check out the full collection exclusively on BellaNaija.com

LDA 2010 summer collection is currently in stock!

Flagship Boutique
1B Lanre Da Silva Close
off Hannat Balogun Dolphin Extension
Ikoyi, Lagos
Nigeria.

W: www.lanredasilvaajayi.com
E: [email protected]
T: +234-802-394-1463

Credit:Stylist: Tayo Shonekan, Photographer: Moussa

Ex-Style Editor at Large - BellaNaija.com , Now Founder/CEO Redrick Public Relations Limited. @ijeomabalogun

46 Comments

  1. Kay

    July 12, 2010 at 9:18 am

    Love love love them. Very wearable, great collection.

  2. RMG

    July 12, 2010 at 10:07 am

    All these clothes make sense!!!

  3. kube

    July 12, 2010 at 10:09 am

    so loving the outfits so so loving them.

  4. DU

    July 12, 2010 at 11:22 am

    love, love,fab,Victorian style.seeing myself in all the collection.Good job LDA

  5. asa

    July 12, 2010 at 12:30 pm

    Omg this dresses are fab both for spring and summer.love lda

  6. Pocahontas

    July 12, 2010 at 12:38 pm

    Wow! Absolutely fab collection, and very decent too. You rock LDA!

  7. mariaah

    July 12, 2010 at 1:00 pm

    I swear this collection speaks my fashion mood right now…I sooo need this dresses in my life!!!

  8. adenike

    July 12, 2010 at 1:20 pm

    LDA is more than creative.. The shoes are pretty cool. Thumbs up!

  9. motuns

    July 12, 2010 at 1:23 pm

    creative. love the colors

  10. chux

    July 12, 2010 at 1:47 pm

    Absolutely gorgeousa. Thrs always sumtn bout ha designs

  11. Iya2

    July 12, 2010 at 2:08 pm

    simply fabulous … she has really created a brand.

  12. Mina

    July 12, 2010 at 2:10 pm

    I love LDA, she always brings it!

  13. A!

    July 12, 2010 at 2:57 pm

    really like all of them

  14. Arieta Mujay

    July 12, 2010 at 4:29 pm

    Stunning

  15. MIssy

    July 12, 2010 at 4:40 pm

    nice collection

  16. D.O.T.M.H.

    July 12, 2010 at 4:43 pm

    wow! pls I waaant plsssss. How many times can I pay if I buy??

  17. THE AMAKA

    July 12, 2010 at 5:09 pm

    tooo cute!!! i would sooooo wear all of this!
    the lady who is going to host Studio 53 wore that 5th dress.

  18. Ms. ATL

    July 12, 2010 at 5:13 pm

    I LOVE!

  19. didi

    July 12, 2010 at 7:09 pm

    Amazing….love the frou frou!!!

  20. West African Hair

    July 12, 2010 at 8:00 pm

    me likes most!!! The first few head pieces are wack-awesome!

  21. Mandy

    July 12, 2010 at 8:34 pm

    Very lovely indeed..Please keep it up!

  22. jojokins

    July 12, 2010 at 8:48 pm

    FAB FAB FAB!!!!!! I wanttttttt

  23. WOWzereD

    July 12, 2010 at 9:12 pm

    I’M IN LOVE!

  24. kunbi

    July 12, 2010 at 10:40 pm

    YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!! perfection Lanre !! perfection!!!!!!!!!!

  25. Ms. D

    July 13, 2010 at 12:26 am

    Omg……….. I’ve been inspired, I was in dire need of styles. Lets hope ma tailor can do an awesome job or close. Loveeeee dem 🙂

    p.s: Bella, more styles plsssss – prefarably aso ebi for Wedding friendly 😉 *u rock*

  26. pam

    July 13, 2010 at 1:05 am

    hmmmm. nice palette.
    tho i may be wrong some almost look like deola sagoe pieces.

  27. pam

    July 13, 2010 at 1:08 am

    i wonder if she makes the jewelry as well? the tulle headgear is awesome

  28. youngmoney

    July 13, 2010 at 3:00 am

    am really proud great job

  29. soon to be married

    July 13, 2010 at 9:01 am

    Now that’s what I call fashion designer. God bless you LDA you are amazing

  30. voke

    July 13, 2010 at 9:52 am

    lovely dresses,used 2 think her style was a little bit old fashioned bt ds is definitely contemporary and wearable

  31. oyinda

    July 13, 2010 at 3:50 pm

    wow…………..lovely dresses

  32. NGOZI AZUOGU

    July 13, 2010 at 9:41 pm

    LANRE YOU KNOW I ALWAYS LOVE EVERYTHING YOU DESIGN. YOU
    ALWAYS MAKE ME PROUD WITH EVERYTHING YOU DO. YOU ARE SO
    CREATIVE AND TALENTED. MAY GOD CONTINUE TO BLESS YOU IN
    ALL YOU DO.

  33. ak

    July 13, 2010 at 11:32 pm

    wooooooooowwwwwwww lovely dresses , colours

  34. Stella M

    July 15, 2010 at 10:38 am

    Lanre, you know i love your styles. That’s why i keep coming back and telling everyone that cares to listen how awesome your dresses are. This is collection is absolutely fresh and feminine. Great job!

  35. afrochic

    July 15, 2010 at 1:57 pm

    i love. i love. im in love!! this babe dey kolo! totally on point. im totally bowled over. Whao!

  36. Sarah Brown

    July 15, 2010 at 9:42 pm

    LDA has done it again. These clothes are all fabulous! I’m unable to pick
    out of her collection. I want them all!. I see a lot of creative thinking in the
    designing of these clothes. Every item in her collection is a masterpiece!
    I love the vibrant colours, the style, and the designs, on these clothes.
    I’m a big huge fan of LDA. Keep up the good job. May God continue to
    bless you. More of this collection please!

  37. naya

    July 16, 2010 at 8:14 am

    its fresh!!!love dem all……

  38. WALEX

    July 26, 2010 at 1:17 am

    Awesome Blog Very informative and sophisticatedly arranged

  39. Nikkie

    July 27, 2010 at 8:59 am

    Absolutely adorable!

  40. kumzy

    August 1, 2010 at 8:22 pm

    not really feeling these styles…sorry guys!
    the colours are too “in your face for me

  41. Bee

    September 25, 2010 at 5:52 am

    Fabulousa (sayn it just like an Italian wud).

  42. Bisola

    November 20, 2010 at 5:21 pm

    I love LDA, I wish to be one of her models. Bella 4 Life

  43. Bisola

    November 20, 2010 at 5:24 pm

    Bella is the Best

  44. AbiolaO

    April 13, 2011 at 10:54 am

    LDA is simply the BEST Nigerian Fashion Designer.She’ll represent ANYWHERE. Wish i knew her one-on-one. She’s just great. Sometimes wen i see LDA designs, i just cant bt wonder at runs thru her mind. May the Lord increase that unique thinking of yours that distiguishes you from the rest. You’re BLESSED. I Love u. Thumbs up BELLLLAAAAA

  45. jessica

    April 28, 2011 at 11:03 am

    lanre…luvly wear….pls do keep it up…luv wears…

  46. Bushall Beau

    September 18, 2011 at 11:21 am

    I am absolutely Blown away by the beautiful mix of colors, the style, the creativity, depth of knowledge in every piece with choice of fabrics. However, the pieces I love and would buy tomorrow for the woman in my life are the last six. So, so Sexy, Graceful and simply Beautiful x

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