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Lanre Da Silva-Ajayi, Bola Balogun, Dimeji Alara & More at the LFDW 2014 Fashion Focus Cocktail



Ono Bello, Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi & Bola Balogun

Ono Bello, Lanre Da Silva-Ajayi & Bola Balogun

This year Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week (GTBank LFDW) launched Lagos Fashion and Design Week Fashion Focus (LFDW Fashion Focus), a year-long initiative aimed at developing the Nigerian fashion industry, with 15 participants benefiting from the initiative.

In a bid to introduce the 15 finalists, there was a LFDW Fashion Focus Cocktail, held at Miliki, Victoria Island, Lagos on Friday, 10th of October 2014.

The 15 participants; Michael Shumaker, Olivia & Sylvia Enekwe, Mimi Habibah, Franklyn Uchechukwu, Titi Belo, Jumoke Ademilua, Temitayo Nathan, Oluwatobi Akintoye, Abimbola Oye, Oyindamola Omolale, Adeju Thompson, Babatunde Oyeyemi, Omowunmi Owonifari, Lamipo Somoye and Ugonna Ibe were selected out of over One Hundred competitive applications by the LFDW Fashion Focus judges; Wadami Amolegbe (LFDW Fashion Focus, Creative Director), Kehinde Okunoren ( Designer, Okunoren Twins), Dimeji Alara (Genevieve Magazine Editor) and Oluwabunmi Alake (Project Co-ordinator, British Council)

The event was held to kick off LFDW and formally meet the 15 Fashion Focus Finalists.

Check out all the FAB guests at the event!


FAB Guests

Omoyemi Akerele

Omoyemi Akerele

Toju Foyeh

Onah Nwachukwu

Funmi St Matthew Daniel

Funmi St Matthew Daniel

Ezinne Chinkata

Ezinne Chinkata

Kaylah Oniwo

Kaylah Oniwo

Zara Okpara

Zara Okpara & Rimini Makama

Noble Igwe

Noble Igwe

Dimeji Alara

Dimeji Alara

Lanre Ajayi

Lanre Da Silva-Ajayi

Ono Bello

Ono Bello

Femi DaSilva

Femi Da Silva

Oyinye Fafi-Obi

Onyinye Fafi Obi

Rodney Emeka

Rodney Emeka


Oyinkan Momoh

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The Fashion Focus Finalists

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Time for a Selfie!

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Photo Credit: Insignia Media

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  1. Bunmi

    October 14, 2014 at 12:15 pm

    I see the Gozel green sisters

  2. Anita

    October 14, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Yes o i see the twins Chinelo and Ngozi ( GOZEL Green). Kudo to you guys!

  3. uju

    October 14, 2014 at 12:59 pm

    Gosh, LDA is such beauty! Well done Gozel Green duo…doing big things

  4. o

    October 14, 2014 at 2:54 pm

    The Guy in the dress though.

  5. Masterpiece

    October 14, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    Go…. Gozel Green…..! Nice one

  6. Mercy

    October 14, 2014 at 2:58 pm

    The two ladies with the afro puff base and shukwu!!!!I loooove!

  7. Ono

    October 14, 2014 at 3:38 pm

    That ni**a is wearing a dress though..

  8. Kay

    October 14, 2014 at 9:20 pm

    Mad respect to Omoyemi for conceiving this and seeing it through! What a brilliant woman (and team!).

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