HIGHSNOBIETY // The Lagos Fashion Week Menswear Edit

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LFW:

The Highsnobiety Edit

After diligently deliberating on countless hours of amazing African fashion c/o Lagos Fashion Week, I’ve put together the Highsnobiety edit of the designers you need to know and the pieces you’ll want to get.

read the full article and review at Highsnobiety.com >>

Coveteur // The World’s Most Over-the-top Runway Happens to Be in New Zealand

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The World’s Most Over-the-top Runway Happens to Be in New Zealand

Part Cirque du Soleil, part Broadway play, and part avant-garde couture show, New Zealand’s annual World of WearableArt Show (WOW) is, in a word, mesmerizing.

Mr. Porter's "Mr. P" x NY Mag's The CUT

The CUT x Mr. P

featuring Taj Reed

photographs by Travis Matthews

styled by Alexander-Julian

Styled four looks for Mr. Porter x NY Magazine’s The CUT utilizing all pieces from Mr. Porter’s “Mr. P” essentials collection.

read the full article at TheCut.com >>

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PRODUCTION CREDITS

Photography by Travis Matthews

Styling by Alexander-Julian

Art Direction by Sam Kim at New York Stories

Produced by Aydah Albaba

Grooming by Sae-Ryun Song

OkayAfrica // The 10 Best Moments from Lagos Fashion Week 2018

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Photo by Kola Oshalusi.

 

The 10 Best Moments from Lagos Fashion Week 2018

A recap of the memorable designs and raw talent showcased at this year's Lagos Fashion Week.

What is Lagos without the energy? 

In Africa's most populated city, vigor and vibrancy are what cultivate the energy that keeps the city bustling and thriving, despite the efforts of NEPA. That very same energy was definitely present throughout this season's fashion week shows. Afromodernism, theatrical showmanship, and celebrity appearances were some of the themes in many of the presentations, but never in lieu of genuine and raw design talent.

This curated collection of Africa's finest designers managed to keep the audience attention on a rollercoaster ride of discerning moments throughout the ongoing parade of models and garments. To help digest these moments, I've put together my top 10 from the fashion rollercoaster that was Lagos Fashion Week 2018.

 

SCHICK Magazine | Alexander-Julian hosts Exclusive Fashion Dinner at THE HOUSE in Lagos

ALEXANDER-JULIAN HOSTS EXCLUSIVE FASHION WEEK DINNER AT THE HOUSE IN LAGOS

“Creative content specialist and all-round fashionisto Alexander-Julian Gibbson took some time out to celebrate the start of Lagos Fashion Week 2018 with an exclusive dinner on Thursday night at ‘The House’ in Victoria Island, Lagos. Guests included designers, creatives and press. From menswear fashion influencer Denola Grey, to Nigerian designers Emmy Kasbit and Adebayo Oke-Lawal. Other hand-picked guests included Baingor Joiner, Stephen Tayo, Nigerian musician Falana and documentary photographer Yagazi Emezi. With great food and an amazing ambience, it was a great start to the fashionable week ahead!”

 

Everybody Eats, b.

[THE MIXTAPE]

“A late-night dinner in Lagos.”

by DJ Atracta

download on Apple Music.