Eminence 1129, House Of Salem and Mcstell join other designers to showcase their latest collections at the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2016 in collaboration with Da Viva.
Da Viva, the textile sponsor for AFWN 2016 will sponsor the brands set to show their latest collections at the event set for 1st-3rd July 2016 at the Eko Hotel & Suites.
The Nigeria based fashion brands will present their latest works alongside other designers from all over the world with an impressive lineup including five (5) Catwalk Shows, fifty (50) Designers, Fashion Gala & Awards Night as well panel discussions aimed at promoting Nigeria as a production hub.
Date - 1st-3rd July 2016.
Venue -Eko Hotel & Suites
About EMINENCE 1129
EMINENCE 1129 (pronounced eleven twenty-nine) is a brand based in Lagos Nigeria, recognised for bringing indigenous African inspired designs in a variety of ways. A label that designs street and urban wears with a mission statement: celebrating African arts and culture by making beautiful functional and comfortable designs.
Started November 2009 by Olamide Olawale as the creative head, a graduate of Graphic designs from the prestigious Yaba College of Technology, a self-taught designer, a fashion illustrator and an instructor.
A native of Osogbo,the capital of Osun state and the son of the soil to the royal blood of Arogundade-Matanmi compound. Having grown in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, an environment where arts and culture is appreciated influenced his designs.
Our collections are inspired by the environment, nature and the naija vibes. Our designs are well planned cut out piece that signify simplicity and true elegance, while attention to every detail in the process of making our collections is our signature.
In April 2014, EMINENCE 1129 had one of its major international fashion show at the Alliance Francaise Lagos (the French community).Our designs at the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2015 at Eko Hotel Lagos with the theme "my indigo experience" were breathtaking.
He believes fashion is a true reflection of an era.
About House Of Salem
House of Salem Clothing is a Household name in clothing industry located in Lagos state Nigeria which started in April 2010. House of Salem clothing deals with men wear especially suit and traditional wears. House of Salem is in habit of designing an outfit that will suit your status and brings out the king in you; this we have been able to achieve by designing clothes for movie shooting and even some agencies in Lagos state and lot more.
McStell is a haute couture brand based in Lagos Nigeria whose primary aim is to boost and brand individual image through clothing. The brand has evolved from its inception in December 2014 through innovative ideas and creativity and has gathered notable awards and recognition amongst which are: May 2015, Fashion and Style Award for Best Emerging Designer, African Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN), FADAN Emerging Designer of the year and Best young designer of the year and Da Viva Brand Ambassador till date.
Okpa, McCoy Agada was born in Ikoyi, Lagos State,hails from Ijiman-Afaben Mkpani,Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria. He holds a second Class Upper Degree in Fine Arts and Design from the prestigious University of Port Harcourt,where he graduated tops in his class and therefore earned the Chief Jubilee Owei Award for best graduating student. He has always followed his passions from childhood, which are all Art oriented, so after his degree, to further harness his talents in acting and Fashion, he studied at; Royal Arts Academy (Acting major) and Zaris Fashion and Style Academy ( Pattern drafting and Fashion illustration major) respectively. He is the creative Director of the fashion brand “McStell”, which is basically a haute couture brand based in Lagos Nigeria whose primary aim is to boost and brand individual image through clothing. In May 2015, he won Fashion and Style Award for Best Emerging Designer at the African Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN) and also bagged double honours in June 2015 at the Runway FADAN, organised by the Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria ( FADAN). He is also Daviva brand ambassador.