Belois Fall 2017 collection features warm tones, clean lines and exaggerated silhouettes on timeless looks...
Highlighting dense fits, fluid lines, chic silhouettes, the brand takes a cue from effortless chic trends to craft minimal looks while retaining finesse in the simplest way possible on each look from the collection.
Dresses with cold shoulder, flared pleats, ruffle hem details, chic dense matching sets with scallop edges, midi dresses with accordion pleats, blouses with embellished details paired with boxy architectural inspired skirts, jumpsuits and more skirt styles with intricate details were part of the designs from the Fall 2017 lookbook.
Warm and earth tones including orange, nude, grey, white, brown, white, plum and more hues filled the Fall 2017 collection inspired by the creative director's childhood days in primary school , the collection is an ode to her teachers.
"They wore the most dainty shift dresses, yet they were able to inform my childhood and command respect from me" For Fall 2017, Omon Isinugben; designer and creative director at Belois revealed she "was majorly inspired by her childhood days in primary school and some of her teachers who she remembers as having had a stately elegance about them.
Omon Isinugben "re-imagines what primary school teachers dressed like back-in-the-day with a modern twist for her next season woman. The collection is characterized by satin, chiffon, crepe and organza in clean lines, earth and warm tones with a lot of pleating and layering as well as flares and volume for exaggerated silhouettes"; the brand stated in a note accompanying the collection.
Belois is a 2-time Lagos Fashion and Design Week alumni who first showed at the Pan-African fashion week as a British Council X LFDW Fashion Focus finalist. The brand has since gone on to position itself as a burgeoning contemporary womenswear brand that continues to shift the paradigm of how contemporary African women dress. Belois Couture opened the Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week's Spring/Summer 2016 show.