Lanre Da Silva Ajayi. The designer, who launched her eponymous label in 2005 has achieved global success with her line being carried at Dolce and Gabbana's 'Concept Spiga 2' store, features in Vogue Italia and presentations at New York Fashion Week.

Her label consists one-of-a-kind couture pieces and stylish ready-to-wear collections. As if LDA needed any more confirmation of her iconic status, Naomi Campbell earlier this year and cemented LDA's status as one of the most successful Nigerian designers of our time.

As Lanre turns 40, she does so in spectacular style with a fabulous photo-shoot styled by close friend and super-stylist .

Take a look at the spread below!


Interview: Konye Nwabogor

Photography: Remi Adetiba

Styled by: Veronica Odeka

Makeup: Bimpe Onakoya

Hair: Ferdinand