Photos – #HeinekenLFDW Opens A/W17 Identity Exhibition With Omoyemi Akerele, Lisa Folawiyo & More


AAKS, Gozel Green, Kelechi Odu, Lisa Folawiyo, Orange Culture, Post Imperial, Ré and Shem Paronelli unveiled their Autumn/Winter collections at Identity on Thursday, March 30th at the Red Door Gallery.

Each designer had a designated space at the gallery that was curated specifically to their individual aesthetics. Select guests were able to explore and forge their viewing experience as they moved from room to room, intrigued by the blend of art and fashion.

Present at the launch were Omoyemi Akerele, Lisa Folawiyo, Adebayo Oke-Lawal, Simi Esiri, Bola Balogun, Derin Odugbesan, Richard Akuson, Noble Ezeala, amongst others.
With Heineken as the headline sponsor of LFDW, the HeinekenLFDW AW17 show is a 3-day event that has top Nigerian designers exhibit their designs in an installation format. The AW17 exhibition is aimed at bringing the Heineken LFDW in line with the global fashion calendar while giving fashion designers an opportunity to showcase their work.

Identity is on now through to Sunday from 10am – 9 pm daily. There will also be a screening of “Eko For Show History of Lagos Fashion”, a fashion documentary by Bolaji Kekere-Ekun, Francesca Tiller-Gyado, and Sesu Tilley-Gyado. Be sure to stop by.





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