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GTBank Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2014 – Day 1: Weiz Dhurm Franklyn

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Weiz-Dhurm-Franklyn-GTBank-LFDW-October2014-BellaNaija012We were eagerly looking forward to Weiz Dhurm Franklyn‘s collection for the 2014 GTBank Lagos Fashion & Design Week and we have to say that we were not disappointed.

Weiz Dhurm Franklyn is one fashion brand that knows how to spin a collection around a central theme and this year his Spring 2015 collection is all about the classic whites. ‘Little White Dresses’ as well dresses ideal for more edgy looks were a part of his refreshing collection.

This collection certainly stood out because of the attention to detail and its quirkiness.

Check out the collection below!

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Photo Credit: Kola Oshalusi (Insigna Media)

Check out the full schedule for the 2014 GTBank Lagos fashion & Design Week here.

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24 Comments

  1. private vikky

    October 30, 2014 at 2:50 am

    i could use some of these as Halloween costumes….

  2. dara

    October 30, 2014 at 6:42 am

    Is that a loose seam i see in the fourth picture???#tacky

  3. Tosin

    October 30, 2014 at 7:11 am

    I love the writing.
    The clothes are pretty fine too.

  4. madam

    October 30, 2014 at 10:11 am

    very wearable pieces

  5. bruno

    October 30, 2014 at 10:14 am

    very junior. the designer is still discovering who he is as a designer.

  6. Marc Francis of Chelsea

    October 30, 2014 at 10:47 am

    The pieces are wearable and they still have an edge. I don’t see what is “junior” about the collection. There is a clear theme so I don’t see how the designer is just discovering himself. Making halloween references for a RUNWAY show. Go and see what McQueen did for their SS15 show and leave your ignorance behind. This is what is drawing our industry back.

  7. Tope

    October 30, 2014 at 10:51 am

    who the hell is this Bruno of a hater “very junior” where is your senior Bruno the dog….

  8. kk

    October 30, 2014 at 11:04 am

    Bruno always makes me life…gotta love his comments.

    • esosa

      October 30, 2014 at 2:01 pm

      makes you LIFE ke? o ga o

  9. Free mind

    October 30, 2014 at 11:12 am

    @ Bruno , pls your comment are always harsh, just pass by I beg . Niceone mr

  10. Ifunanya

    October 30, 2014 at 11:43 am

    Fabulous

  11. KeepingItReal

    October 30, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    Bruno is an underdog. He knows exactly what to say, and when to say it, to get all of you all fired up. Quit making him relevant by acknowledging his comments.
    Ignore him!

  12. Paige

    October 30, 2014 at 1:27 pm

    Finishing…. It’s very important . Our designers need to take note. They fail in that aspect

  13. Mz Socially Awkward...

    October 30, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    Hmmmmmm… I do like that he played about with his pieces and gave an interesting take on the “little white dress”.

    Seems like the kind of collection that CLAN would have put on – i.e. the runway revelations of a designer on his/her path to self-discovery – and that isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

    • MyDamnComment

      October 31, 2014 at 1:05 am

      Excuse you, what?? Please, please, it’s an insult to associate CLAN with a collection like this.

      Btw, I agree with Bruno. The designer is still discovering himself. The collection didn’t connect as a whole and his embellishments looked cheap (I was there, I saw it live). That said, I like the fact that he tries to bring something edgy and different to the runway. But he needs time, to build his knowledge on fashion elements and properly discover himself

    • Truthteller

      October 31, 2014 at 11:14 am

      and why shouldn’t we compare these to CLAN? whats the insult? Weiz Franklyn pieces are way more creative than CLAN.

  14. Raina

    October 30, 2014 at 3:22 pm

    But Bruno is right nah,you guys should chill,eh?The pieces are obviously not well tailored and there’s no defined aesthetic here.But of course he is still new in the game and has a lot of time to learn the ropes if he wants to compete globally or som’n.

  15. jake ro

    October 30, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    Awesome for a beginer.good job.i know they will keep improving.

  16. jake ro

    October 30, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    The models look good too.

  17. BlueEyed

    October 30, 2014 at 8:07 pm

    i commend the effort, putting out a collection is not so easy.

  18. on the fence

    October 31, 2014 at 12:27 am

    central theme of what though?

    Some are nice clothes, others are “…..”. Using similar fabrics on a few pieces doesn’t guarantee an overall cohesive collection. A collection should tell a story without being repetitive. I don’t think this is Weiz Dhurm’s best.

  19. Just me

    October 31, 2014 at 3:40 am

    Decent

  20. cos I say so

    November 4, 2014 at 5:51 am

    Okay! This really really good. Some of the model are iffy but pieces are amazing

  21. Lindo

    November 4, 2014 at 5:55 am

    Av always being a fan of weiz Dhurm Franklyn. I love. His stuffs are def one of my best for the fashion week.

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