Funke Adepoju unveils modern chic look revamping the label with pieces with clean cut lines and flattering silhouettes...
Nigeria based fashion brand; Phunk Afrique recently rebranded taking on a new name; Funke Adepoju switching to an eponymous label.
Before now, the brand worked on strictly bespoke orders but made an appearance at the 2014 Lagos Fashion Design Week.
They just released their first collection under the new name titled Fifth Avenue, with the S/S 15 collection featuring detailed pieces for the modern woman; for the brand Funke Adepoju its definitely not business as usual.
The designer and artistic director; Funke Adepoju reveals “The brand has stepped into the realm of more luxurious and sophisticated fabrics, to mature cuts and aesthetics and overall, more intricate detailing.”
The designer who reveals she drew inspiration from a trip New York states, “Everyone has a New York story – that city that takes you in and makes you see things through a clearer lens and allows you to exist in your most creative element. You find inspirations everywhere – the subway, waiting to flag a yellow taxi, in line to buy a snack. It’s such a vibrant place that fills you up with so much excitement.”
Check out the collection in the gallery above.
Photography – David Otokpa
Models – Precious John and Joyce Chidebe
Makeup – Ese Akhetuamen
Creative Direction – Onyinye Fafi Obi