Austrian Lace Nigerian Fashion Event 2011: Ituen Basi

Ituen Basi in this collection combines a mix of influences. We are presented with Japanese Kimono style tops, 1920’s low waist dresses, and also catch a glimpse of the flapper and fringe dresses from that same era. The high-neck tie bow dresses are very reminiscent of the Victorian era. Although very eclectic in her choice of influences for this collection, she manages to keep it all in sync.

She presents simple everyday garments like shirt dresses, basic tie bow blouses which she juxtaposes with a lot more up-scale garments, which showcase the versatility of the brand.

True to form we see wide-leg pants assert itself as this seasons hottest trend and bold coloured and textured pants showcasing their translatable  appeal.

Ituen Basi sought to present the fluidity of Austrian lace, to showcase its ability to successfully allow for re-modelling and re-shaping.

Ituen Basi

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23 Comments on Austrian Lace Nigerian Fashion Event 2011: Ituen Basi
  • paintedskin June 2, 2011 at 2:09 am


  • jennietobbie June 2, 2011 at 2:19 am

    rock on. I lurrvvv

  • Olivia June 2, 2011 at 4:49 am

    Me likey verrrry much!!!

  • THE AMAKA June 2, 2011 at 7:01 am


    • Karimah June 2, 2011 at 11:05 am

      I concur… Who would ever had thought u can do so much with lace

  • Me girl June 2, 2011 at 7:41 am

    Basi wanted them to have her signature, but i dont think that works on all fabrics
    So, 13 and 14 didnt get my eye. Bt I bet u, someone will rock it on red carpet.
    The white gown….I’d love 2 see that on s1 for a wedding.
    Most of ’em wld go to work.

  • tite June 2, 2011 at 8:34 am

    cant believe my eye,mum’s lace is becoming something to WOW @ with all this creativity,like them plenty.

  • TAMA June 2, 2011 at 10:18 am

    lovely..i love the black long gown with diffrent colours on the side
    i WANT

  • Hali June 2, 2011 at 10:45 am


  • dingdong June 2, 2011 at 10:48 am

    The kids!!! ADORABLE

  • Lilpeach June 2, 2011 at 11:17 am

    Me likey!

  • Chi June 2, 2011 at 11:31 am

    Some are not meant for lace…. We love to try different cultural styles but how many asians rock our clothes, or Indians.. Never ever seen on the run away… We are always the first to embrace others style and culture. Sometimes it works sometimes it doesn’t David Oshodi is better..

  • angela June 2, 2011 at 2:36 pm

    Very impressed with all she’s done with lace. Lace is a difficult fabric to work with and she’s proven talent; something a lot of co-called Nigerian designers lack. Frank Oshodi has got nothing on her jor. Why are we bothered with what asians or indians wear? How many people in the world or nigerians rock indian styles? Everyone makes clothes that anyone can wear anywhere and still look hot! You obviously haven’t seen Gwen Stefani’s designs…
    Please give the woman props and stop critisizing!
    Ituen Basi will go far, her designs are fabulous!

  • faith June 2, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    she truely talented…evryti is beautiful….where can i get any???

  • Annabel June 2, 2011 at 3:17 pm

    I still can’t believe this is lace.

    • Margret Bösch June 3, 2011 at 1:50 pm

      you can believe it – you can do much more out of lace, believe me, we produce the lace, with Ituen Basi, Tiffany Amber, Frank Osodi and Vivid Imagination, we found perfect partners to work with – put the African/Austrian dream together, the dream of being more beautiful which you will be wearing our laces…. Margret.

  • mii June 2, 2011 at 4:29 pm

    whoooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!! love it!

  • Ronke June 2, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    Ituen Basi killed it!!!!!

  • Mary007 June 2, 2011 at 8:08 pm

    Okay 2011 is not the year for Nigerian designers, still within the box

  • Priscy June 2, 2011 at 10:57 pm

    She has already gone far my dear!

  • haity June 3, 2011 at 11:18 am

    very lovely designs, I love love. *smiles*

  • Franklyne June 4, 2011 at 11:47 pm

    I have tomeet this incredibly talented woman……wow wat an awesome collection

  • yeye June 7, 2011 at 3:31 am

    lovely! d multi-coloured flowing dress is my favourite and i love the purple jumpsuit too. ride on!

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