September means different things to different people.
For some, since its the first ’ember’ month, it signifies the beginning of the countdown towards the new year.
For others, it signals ‘back to school’ after a long adventurous summer holiday.
For those in fashion, the September Issue is the most sought after cover and in most cases, the most coveted issue of the year.
Inspired by all of the above, Le Petit Marché – the monthly market is celebrating with a fashion themed shopping event. According to the LPM team, The LPM SEPTEMBER ISSUE brings a bumper edition of their usual monthly markets. A veritable banquet for the fashion conscious – they will be bringing exclusive collection launches from emerging and established Nigerian designers as well as the best in accessories and beauty products – all curated by the LPM Team just for you!
Vendors including Zebra, Rouge Couture, Ejiro Amos-Tafiri, Grey and many others are lined up with new stock to get your wardrobe stocked!
LPM September Issue – Cover Photography by Lakin Ogunbanwo
See you on Sunday.
LPM September 2010
Date: September 26 2010
Venue: GET Arena, Oniru Estate, Lagos
Time: 12 Noon to 7PM
LPM: THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE VENDOR LIST
Jotees is an exclusive line of apparel created with every woman in mind. Jotees is inspired by the fusion of African and Western prints thereby featuring the latest fashion trends and styles for the sophisticated and classy feminine woman. Jotees pronounced “Joe-tees” was inspired in 2006 by Toyosi Jolaade-Adewale. With Toyosi’s sassy fashion ideas, Jotees emerged as a result of her fervor for style and elegance. Jotees understands that every woman has a unique style and fashion taste. The wearable line is comfortable, trendy and sassy created with you in mind. Jotees gives you the option of choosing the right kind of fabric and style that matches your unique taste.
Rouge Couture – Rouge couture is a fashion brand created September 2008 by Chichi Iyieguniwe that caters to the everyday confident woman who is daring enough to distinct herself from the crowd by representing a brand that infuses African culture n both vintage n new African prints to create new n inventive pieces that show creativity, trend as well as that spicy ‘n’ vintage looks. Its fashion with attitude, fashion with courage n is spreading through the fashion scene even faster every day. You’re welcome to be a part of Rouge as we change the face of fashion in Africa as well as other continents.
Babushka – Pretty basics to fit in with your current wardrobe. Wearable is the new couture
Alter Ego – “Luxury Lounge” is our diffusion line made up of basics like draped tees, flowing maxi skirts, cardigans, flowing maxi dresses, and fringed scarves. Our collection boasts of high quality Ankara prints in luxurious 100% silk. They are easy to pack and don’t wrinkle. Affordable luxury at UNBELIVABLE prices yet, for 100% silk ankara.
Zebra – Zebra has launched a new collection which channels the essence of the Zebra Woman – a rose in a concrete world, strong and graceful, darting through Lagos life (and life in general) with style, poise and dynamo
Ejiro Amos Tafiri – We are an emerging fashion brand on the Nigerian fashion scene. We pride ourselves in our production of wearable clothing and accessories inspired by the vibrant, fun loving, joie de vivre culture of the Lagos people and the cultural diversity of its populace which spans the globe. Creativity and excellent craftsmanship are our watchword. Our pieces include casual, formal and evening dresses, tops, skirts, pants, kaftans, boubous and laptop bags for ladies and for men, traditional tunic and pants (buba and sokoto) and biker jackets.
Prima Rouge – The Prima Rouge fashion label started in the year 2009 with the intention of filling a unique gap in the Nigerian fashion industry. The Prima Rouge brand is a lifestyle brand that has merged fashion and personal style. The inspiration behind our brand is uniqueness and self rediscovery through fashion by celebrating individuality. We are working closely with our clients integrating elements of their personal style including body shape, skin tone and everyday life with our distinctive creativity to create pieces that show more than just a flare for fashion.
Akpos Okudu – Romantic, flirty, feminine dresses in lots of bright colours; for the woman who wants to be elegant and confident without losing her soft feminine.
Republic of Foreigner – REPUBLIC OF FOREIGNER (ROF) is a women’s apparel brand established with the aim of bringing out the spirit of freedom in all the ladies out there! Inspired by vintage dresses, fairies & pixies, beat poets, endless summers of love, and film, the creators developed a brand based on fun, love, and freedom! “We’re like hippies just spreading the love…!”. ROF offers a wide selection of desirables–modern & vintage inspired clothing and accessories derived from the global fashion sphere. All of the brand’s fabrics are carefully handpicked, taking into mind style, wearability, and quality.
Sonia Anthony – African inspired skirts, tops and dresses.
MMABON – TEE SHIRTS products and services in the following categories: Custom Prints on tee shirts in a variety of materials – suede, glitter, rhinestones, glow-in-the-dark prints etc, Custom Tee Shirts Styles/Designs, Urban Ankara Tee Shirts and Dress Collections.
ST Colours – ST Colours is a line of T-Shirts and accessories inspired by the African Culture. They are embellished with rich colourful African print, and are guaranteed to make a statement, and leave you looking FAB.
Sacred Lashes – Sacred Lashes was born out of the belief that professional makeup artistry products should be of the highest quality but should also cater for individual creative expression. We’ve therefore taken influences from the glamorous 1920s and combined them with a rich background in make-up for fashion, film & stage.
We offer a variety of styles which are made from 100% human hair. These can be worn daily without causing damage to your natural lash line. Certain styles are recommended for an everyday natural day look while others are more suited for evenings or special occasions.
Every set of Sacred Lashes comes with a complimentary mini bottle of clear glue so that you can start using your lashes straight away. It’s a hypo allergenic non toxic formulation suitable for even the most sensitive eyes. But the choice is entirely yours. Be as fabulous as you dare!
Ariaba – Ariaba is a lifestyle brand for the contemporary woman. We’ve recently launched the jewellery line and all our pieces are all handmade and styled with gemstones. Each piece is hand crafted by us to produce wearable Art. The collection, which has been very popular, consists of neckpieces, earrings, cocktail rings, head chains, toe rings and belly chains. We also produce made to order bespoke jewellery as well as wedding jewellery.
Savvie Hair Boutique (SHB) –Accessories for every occasion – Cocktails/ Dinner. Purses and chunky crystal bracelets, layered chains, colourful clutches, stone chokers, stone rings, classy and pearl necklaces
LaBennis Creations: at LaBennis, we offer retail and wholesale services on unique customized handmade African and Contemporary jewelry, Designer jewelry, Bridal jewelry and makeup, Unique African prints and Tailoring services.
LaBennis Creations…….. Uniqueness personified.
Africraft – African contemporary gift items, clothing and accessories
Ilimitado – Quality bags and shoes by various designers at extremely reasonable prices. At Ilimitado, we are of the opinion that looking good shouldn’t be a reason to break the bank, thus we sell trendy contemporary clothing at “pocket friendly” prices.
Retrospective – Vintage & Retro accessories, clothing and jewellery for men and women
Pearl Shop – The pearl shop is an accessories store which specializes in hand – made pearl and gemstone jewellery. We offer pearl jewellery of the highest quality and at a competitive price. Most of our pieces are one of a kind.
Aimas – Aimas was born out of a love for celebrating one’s individuality and being able to express oneself through fashion. Tayo Shonekan, the creative force behind the brand has been able to do this effortlessly through her designs and personal style.
At aimas we offer hand finished accessorized ladies t-shirts, a range of beautifully handcrafted bags, belts and home accessories. All our pieces are lovingly made by combining local African fabric with the finest modern fabrics and materials available, by the best craftsmen in Nigeria.
Aurora Collection – FABRICS- All kinds of local fabrics SHOES- Trendy and work shoes and BAGS
JIDZ – Elegantly designed leather products reasonably priced for that sophisticated individual.
Ardyss – Ardyss international body reshaping garments e.g body magic, corsets, abdomen vests for men and women, nutritional supplements (detox drinks, weight loss tablets, vitamins), cosmetics/ personal care products (stretch mark cream, facial moisturisers, toners etc)
Na’Tees – Tee shirts, skirts and dresses with a native twist
CamCam Sweets – Confectionary!!! UK and Retro sweets (Haribo, Swizzels, Wham Bars , Sherbet etc). Sold in a variety of selection packs of 150g, &500g ranging from N800-N2,000
Sosmith – From the tanneries of Kano, SoSmith brings you the best of Nigerian leather accessories, including bags, clutches, wallets, cheque book holders, belts, cuffs, etc. Designed with simplicity in mind, using the best and most unique leather pieces, the SoSmith range will be a great addition to your collection and are also great as original gift ideas
NS 1463 – So enough of the pleasantry, we are back at it again and we are keeping it true to the growth of this little company of ours. We started with the Good living collection then we moved up to The Hustle collection and then we gave you The come Up and now we are taking it to a whole different level.
Please without further ado allow me to introduce the next best thing since mama put. NS Propaganda and please remember don’t shoot the messenger o.
NS will always love u more.
x10shuns – X10shuns is a unique hair brand. Our wigs are made of high quality human hair and our weaves are soft and silky and have longevity. All our products are very affordable.
Debbies – Costume jewellery and accessories; Mostly bangles, cocktail rings and Earrings. They come in different colours and are for children and adults.
Victory Ford International – Casual and corporate lady wears, formal shoes, casual shoes sandals, slippers, lingerie, nightwear, baby wear, and accessories.