See the Gozel Green ready to wear Autumn Winter 2017 collection for Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week. When speaking to the designers behind the brand Olivia Okoji and Sylvia Anekwe, here’s what they told BellaNaija Style;
What is the inspiration behind your A/W collection?
Our AW17 collection (Igbo Mask) means so much to us as we have particularly laid emphasis on one of our cultural heritages/rituals as #Igbos – the masquerades! “Igbo Mask” encapsulates the artistic beauty of the Igbo masquerades and also tells the story of our childhood in the eastern part of Nigeria – where we watched regal performances of heavily adorned masquerades, as they danced to the rhythms of local musical instruments (Igba, Ichaka etc) on our red earthen sand. Every detail of each piece symbolises our colourful culture!
Read the full interview here.