Designer Faith Oluwajimi wins

As Lagos Fashion Week took place, so did the finals of the ALARA Emerge awards. The judges based their decision on originality and craftsmanship as well as the viability of their overall business model.

The panel of judges included Bola Adesola– CEO Standard Chartered Bank, Duro Olowu – International Award Winning Designer, Uzoma Dozie – CEO Diamond Bank, Folake Coker – Creative Director, Tiffany AmberHelen Jennings – Co-founder, Nataal, Ronke Bamisedun – Founder, BWL PR Agency and Reni Folawiyo – Founder, ALÁRA.

Faith Oluwajimi will receive a grant to create a special collection and have a chance to have that very collection stocked at ALARA. He will also receive priceless mentorship from celebrated industry leaders.