Aisha Abu-Bakr Luxury Design takes inspiration from a lady in red at a cocktail party for an all red 'Rouge to you' collection.
The fashion brand makes a case for red in all its glory for sultry designs for ladies as well as few pieces for men. The collection inspired by a lady in red at a cocktail party tell a glamorous tale that's not necessarily in anyone's face but features intricate details that gave each piece a sense of individuality.
With embellishments and embroidery on fabrics as silk, Crepe De Chine, Duchess Satin crafted in form fitting styles dresses, matching set featuring sleeveless and embellished harem styled pants, embellished kimonos paired with matching sets, scalloped hem dresses amongst more offerings made up the glam collection.
Styles for men were featured in tasteful shirts with flap and pocket details for the modern stylish man paired with denim folded in.
The cold shoulder trend, thigh high slit with sheer details, matching appliqué details, waterfall peplum hem, beading, embroidery, puff sleeves all made up outstanding bits on the designs.
This collection was inspired "by a striking young lady in red that struck an unforgettable impression on the brand's designer and creative director at a cocktail party. Aptly called Rouge, the collection marries the designer's long time love for red, her memories of sunsets and bun fires experienced on her many trips to Seychelles, the Caribbean, and the inspiring awe that was provoked by the girl in red to create a collection solely anchored on red - her favorite colour" the brand revealed in a note accompanying the collection.
"Intricate beading - using pearls, crystal beads - and embroideries carefully and generously hand stitched on luxurious fabrics, such as; silks, Crepe De Chine and Duchess Satin with accents of oriental influences inspired by some of the designers Eastern travels all come together to create an un-apologetically feminine collection for the contemporary woman who's not afraid of provoking a sartorial statement while looking and feeling her best" creative director of the eponymous brand Aisha Abubakar reveals details about the collection.
Aisha Abu-Bakr Luxury Design is an Abuja based luxury brand that caters to the style needs of upwardly mobile Nigerians as well as international celebrities (like Bobby Valentino and South Africa's Kgopedi Lilokoe). The brand is renowned for her regal and bold signature designs.
Photography: Romeo Shagba @romeoshagba
Models: Winfrey Okolo - GI Models, Ayomide Babadele - Zahara Models, Eddie Chris - Myth Models
Makeup & Hair: Mishdoo
Styling & Creative Direction: Richard Akuson /The PR Boy - @richardakuson
Publicist: The PR Boy