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#SouthAfricanMenswearWeek2016: MAI, Orange Culture, Kola Kuddus, Maxivive & Tokyo James to Showcase A/W16 Collections

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Mai Atafo Adebayo Oke-Lawal - BellaNaija - january 2016

It’s the start of 2016 and the fashion weeks are about to kick off!

The highly anticipated South African Menswear Week is scheduled to take place this February, from Wednesday 3rd – Saturday 6th, and will have over 30 menswear designers showcase their offerings for Autumn/Winter 2016.

Among those 30 designers, are some of Nigeria’s best in the business – Ohimai Atafo of MAI, Kola Kuddus of Kola Kuddus, Adebayo Oke-Lawal of Orange Culture, Tokyo James of Tokyo James & Babatunde Oyeyemi of Maxivive.

This is not the first time at the rodeo for MAI, Kola Kuddus and Orange Culture, as they have showcased past collections at the coveted fashion week, and will have Tokyo James & Maxivive join them this year.

According to organizers – “We were floodded with applications, but only the best made it through the 12 panel curation panel, and even then, we only have space to accommodate 35 best who topped all criteria.

Check out the designers below and photos of their past collections.

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Ohimai Atafo – MAI

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Past Collection Pieces

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Tokyo James – Tokyo James
Tokyo James

Past Collection Pieces

Tokyo James SS2015 Collection - BellaNaija - August 2015002Tokyo James SS2015 Collection - BellaNaija - August 2015Tokyo James SS2015 Collection - BellaNaija - August 2015001Tokyo James Exist Spring Summer Collection 2016 - Bellanaija - September002Tokyo James Exist Spring Summer Collection 2016 - Bellanaija - September006

Adebayo Oke-Lawal – Orange Culture
Adebayo Oke-Lawal for LVMH Prize - BellaNaija - February 2014

Past Collection Pieces

Orange Culture SS2016 Collection Showcase Constellation Africa Pitti Immagine - Bellanaija - June2015011 Orange Culture SS2016 Collection Showcase Constellation Africa Pitti Immagine - Bellanaija - June2015017 Orange Culture SS2016 Collection Showcase Constellation Africa Pitti Immagine - Bellanaija - June2015015 Orange-Culture-Day3-GTBank-LFDW-October2014-BellaNaija007 Orange-Culture-Day3-GTBank-LFDW-October2014-BellaNaija005

Kola Kuddus – Kola Kuddus

Kola Kuddus - May 2013 - BellaNaija

Past Collection Pieces

Kola Kuddus South Africa Menswear Week 2015 - BellaNaija - July20150011 Kola Kuddus South Africa Menswear Week 2015 - BellaNaija - July2015003 05-Kola Kuddus Kola Kuddus 14-Kola Kuddus

Babatunde Oyeyemi – Maxivive

Babatunde Oyeyemi of Maxivive - BellaNaija - Janaury 2016

Past Collection Pieces

Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week Maxivive Collection - BellaNaija - October 20150016 Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week Maxivive Collection - BellaNaija - October 20150013 Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week Maxivive Collection - BellaNaija - October 2015008 The Making Season 2 - Maxivive - June 2013 - BellaNaija007 The Making Season 2 - Maxivive - June 2013 - BellaNaija006

We look forward to the amazing pieces!

Photo Credits: Kola Oshalusi | Getty Images | Insigna Media

2 Comments

  1. prince

    January 6, 2016 at 5:01 pm

    Mai is just the man for me when it comes to looking really good all round. Adebayo is cute sha.

  2. Ethan Regal

    Ethan Regal

    January 14, 2016 at 6:49 pm

    Awesome

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