The just concluded menswear week in Cape Town featured a lot of Nigerian brands making their Spring/Summer debut on the runway.
With patterns, colored hues, sartorial and athleisure leading the way, it is easy to spot a trend among the designers featured from Nigeria at #SAMW16. They came bolder and more versatile than their last collections, and combined, showed that Nigerian fashion is really pushing global boundaries.
Mai Atafo introduces us to “Sartorial Thursdays” a collection inspired by his personal style and the need for a casual look for your every day sartorial gentleman.
Kola Kuddus’ collection plays with the casual theme and elaborate traditional two piece, dialing up the edge factor with a variation in cuts and color blocking.
From Orange Culture it was a burst of summery colors, graphic tees, and accessories for men such as chokers, belts and man purses.
Tokyo James infused his personal style in his collection, featuring menswear tailoring and a fusing of women’s wear.
Each designer overall had an interesting element or twist to their collection. This kind of makes me excited to see what other Nigerian designers are working on.