Upcoming Nigeria based fashion brand Awe unveils Resort 2015 'Nirvana' collection
Nigerian brand Awe unveils Resort 2015 collection titled 'Nirvana'.
The upcoming brand shows off a collection lace with detailed print looks, inspired by the word 'Nirvana' itself from the ancient Sanskrit meaning "to blow out", "liberation" or "freedom". It describes a state of profound peace of mind and release from suffering.
The collection is dedicated to the freedom fight of the legendary Nelson Mandela, it also serves a major transition of the 2 year old brand in the Nigerian fashion scene.
The creative director of the brand Apooyin Abiola employs zig zag patterns, vertical lines and print as a medium to tell a story of freedom creating casual, chick, simple, sporty and minimal ready to wear fashion pieces.
According to the brand, "The concept behind the collection is to create a fashion collection that brings about a release from the conventional and rather trite fashion ensembles into simple and minimal fashion pieces".
Take a look at the collection above.
Models: Funke Wiliiams and Taiwo (Catch 22 Models)
Photography: Ogoh Clem
Make up: Ayo Akwe For Fab Fairy.
Stylist: Daniel "dasidy" Obasi.