Newcomer Lovelabel by Ife shows off Bohemian inspired pieces with debut collection; 'Black Fusion'
The newcomer rings in fierce, African and chic with sheer floor length lacy numbers, leather-tulle mix pieces crafted in skater bustier, A-line minis for the first ever collection done in time to celebrate Valentine's week.
Balloon sleeves, tiered flared sleeves, cold shoulder, embellished necklines were some of the details used on the pieces in the collection tagged 'Black Fusion'.
The collection takes inspiration from the African style lover taking major cue from Afrocentric and Bohemian styles. The brand made a case for the "strong, sexy, independent and driven woman's atmosphere with textured lace fabric, variating V necklines, frills, and feminine curves".
"The fashion house is kicking off with a change the game theme called; Black fusion, taking out the expected colour for Valentine, replacing hot red with sizzling, sexy, melanin fuelled and classy black in spirit of black culture month" the brand revealed about switching looks up in black.
The brand's creative director; Ife Olumeku "is the bohemian influenced, Afrocentric fashionista behind this fast rising clothing line. She is a hands-on tailor-couturier, well travelled which has taken over this Valentine Spring outfits influenced by various cultures from across the world (from the Asian Kimono to the American All stars, to the Caribbean frills and the English corset and roses, all woven into the modern African woman's fashion sense" the brand noted in an email.
Muse- Tarere Obaigbo
Creative Director- Melagie