Saturday, September 25, 2021

LFDW 2015 (Day 2): Backstage Details, Designer Collections & Fashion’s Stars

Did you find yourself at Lagos Fashion & Design Week’s second day of shows? Fear not if you didn’t make it, as we’ve a look at all the action from backstage to the front row and the catwalk here in our recap of the event.

From model mayhem backstage to star-spotting on the Frow, you don’t want to miss what went on at the catwalk extravaganza that is LFDW, so check it out here below.

Backstage

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It was another busy day backstage at the event

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We caught designer Adebayo Oke-Lawal of Orange Culture perfecting his models before his showcase

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The details from Orange Culture’s Spring/Summer’16 collection

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Models at Orange Culture posing in their silk neck scarves

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Once again, makeup artist Dave Sucre went to work on model’s faces…

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We caught model Uju Marshall looking fly pre-show in her colourful look

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…And Tonye Garrick also stopped by for a touch up

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Of course, with the makeup being so on point, models made sure there was time to take selfies

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We loved seeing the clothes up close before each collection walked the ramp

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The Front Row

There were plenty of style going on, both on and off of the runway too...
There were plenty of style going on, both on and off of the runway too…

Temi Otedola and Noble Igwe were seen taking pics on the Frow
Temi Otedola and Noble Igwe were seen looking great and taking pics on the Frow

Elle contributing editor, Dimeji Alara and ?? Bolaji Animashaun were also spied taking in the details on the runway
As were Elle contributing editor, Dimeji Alara and stylist Bolaji Animashaun, who also took plenty of photos of models on the runway

Bubu Ogisi was seen with blogger and TV host, Denola Grey
Bubu Ogisi (far left)was seen with blogger and TV host, Denola Grey

Vlogger and photographer Yagazie Emezi was also on the Frow again, looking lovely in green (see her outfit in full here in her LFDW photo diary)
…And top vlogger and photographer Yagazie Emezi was also on the Frow again, looking lovely in green (see her outfit in full here in her LFDW photo diary)

The second day at LFDW brought all sorts of amazing things to admire from the front row
The second day at LFDW brought all sorts of amazing things to the catwalk, to admire from the front row…

The Catwalk

We may have seen it in showcase before, but we could never get tired of looking at Adebayo Oke-Lawal's Spring/Summer'16
We may have seen it in showcase before, but we could never get tired of looking at Adebayo Oke-Lawal’s Spring/Summer’16

And the finale walk from Orange Culture? Brilliant. Love the flower gags.
And the finale walk from Orange Culture? Brilliant. Love the flower gags.

For label Lola, it was also a flower thing, with floral prints all over
For label Lola, it was also a flower thing, with floral prints all over

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The palette of blue and white petals did however break for a pastel yellow and tie-dye print look that we can see ourselves in next season

There was a lot to love at Wanger Ayu, if you like the colour blue
There was a lot to love at Wanger Ayu, if you like the colour blue…

The designer created a whole collection around it, and we can't say we didn't enjoy it
The designer created a whole collection around it, and we can’t say we didn’t enjoy it

For the designer at Vedel, Spring/Summer's all about the big day out, with pretty dresses topped with extravagant headpieces
For the designer at Vedel, Spring/Summer’s all about the big day out, with pretty dresses topped with extravagant headpieces

The hues went from powder pink to black but the collection remained feminine throughout
The hues went from powder pink to black but the collection remained feminine throughout

Moofa was also about that pretty pink life...
Akpos Akudu was also about that pretty pink life…

And who else thinks Rihanna may have inspired this look? The singer rocking a pink ball gown like this, once upon a red carpet...
And who else thinks Rihanna may have inspired this look? The singer rocking a pink ball gown like this, once upon a red carpet

From Chechi Arinze there were more girly delights
From Chechi Arinze there were more girly delights

Again a lot of pink provided the theme and more headpieces to show off at Spring's best 'dos
Again a lot of pink provided the theme and more headpieces to show off at Spring’s best ‘dos

House of Marie brought us unique pieces and even ended with a bride...
House of Marie brought us unique pieces and even ended with a bride…

While Josh Samuels brought slick suit wear and channelled traditional vibes with his collection
…While Josh Samuels brought slick suit wear and channelled traditional vibes with his collection

At Moofa, things took a floral turn - from quirky ensembles in multicolour to ultra femme gowns and flower crowns
At Moofa, things took a floral turn – from quirky ensembles in multicolour to ultra femme gowns and flower crowns

For Ejiro Amos Tafiri, there were sheer textures, billowed sleeves and ruffles
For Ejiro Amos Tafiri, there were sheer textures, billowed sleeves and ruffles

…While talk of the town Gozel Green went with a simple, colour-blocked theme
…While talk of the town Gozel Green went with a simple, colour-blocked theme 

…Dotting shift dresses with circles in bold hues, there was a playful edge that those on the Frow seemed to really like
…Dotting shift dresses with circles in bold hues, there was a playful edge that those on the Frow seemed to really like

Maybelline partnered with Kinabuti for a mini showcase, exhibiting interesting beauty looks with reworked Maybelline slogan  tees
Maybelline partnered with Kinabuti for a mini showcase, exhibiting interesting beauty looks with reworked Maybelline slogan tees 

And Orente Ayaba celebrated the city, with a dress in scroll, with Lagos written across it
And Orente Ayaba celebrated the city, with a dress in scroll, with Lagos written across it

Meddle Lane made dungarees look like a good idea for guys
Meddle Lane made dungarees look like a good idea for guys

And providing a good chance to see her recently-revealed collection up close,  Loza Maleombho had models dancing in her ideas for Spring/ummer'16
And providing a good chance to see her recently-revealed collection up close, Loza Maleombho had models dancing in her ideas for Spring/Summer’16

 

The designer herself looked super stylish too.. No wonder she made H&M's Autumn/Winter'15 campaign (which you can see, here)
The designer herself looked super stylish too.. No wonder she made H&M’s Autumn/Winter’15 campaign (which you can see, here)

There were more pinks for Spring from Onalaja, with Team SPICE loving this tuxedo dress...
There were more pinks for Spring from Onalaja, with Team SPICE loving this tuxedo dress…

…And is that another Rih-inspired dress we see?
…And is that another Rih-inspired dress we see?

Revamp O made cute outfits we could so see Temi Dollface wearing...
Revamp O made cute outfits we could so see Temi Dollface wearing…

And Maki Oh closed Day 2 with her beautifully crafted designs
And Maki Oh closed Day 2 with her beautifully crafted designs

From ruffles to wiggling hems, there was nothing we don't want from this collection...
From ruffles to wiggling hems, there was nothing we don’t want from this collection…

Looking forward to Day 3? Us too! And whether you’ve tickets or not, remember to visit the site here daily to find out what else Team SPICE saw at Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2015.

Image source: Leke Imperial for SPICE TV, Lagosfashionanddesignweek.com

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