Today, Wednesday 26th February 2014, Nigerian designers Adebayo Oke Lawal of Orange Culture and Amaka Osakwe of Maki Oh will be showcasing their collections at the LVMHPrize Young Fashion Designer 2014 competition showcase in Paris!
The competition had over 1,221 applicants of which 30 were selected including the Nigerian Creative Directors. They will show their designs to an exclusive panel consisting of prominent editors and stylists like Net-a-Porter Founder & CEO Natalie Massenet, Stylist Olivier Rizzo, Editor-in-Chief – Vogue China Angelica Cheung among others. They will streamline the list to 10 finalists.
Up for grabs are 300,000 Euros and a Year of expert mentoring from an internal team at LVMH. The activities are already well underway and here are some shots of what’s going on right now!
Check out backstage shots
BN Style wishes them all the best and may the best designer (hopefully one from home) win.