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Tokyo James Designer to take part in World Fashion Week Paris 2017 Expo

Tokyo James has been invited to showcase his collection in France.

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Tokyo James

British Nigerian designer Tokyo James will be representing Nigeria at the World Fashion Week in Paris, France in 2017.

The designer is known for creating unique menswear. World Fashion Week reached out to the designer on February 3, 2017.

This was revealed in a letter shared by lifestyle website Bella Naija.

Paco De James, Chairman of the Board of Governors, World Fashion Week invited Tokyo James to participate at the event which will be held in November at the Louvre Museum, Tuileries Gardens.

The designer will be expected to showcase his collection at the Nigerian Runway Show alongside other selected designers.


Following a career as a fashion stylist in London, Tokyo James started his menswear brand after he relocated to Lagos.

The label is described on his website as a brand for the modern men with a cutting-edge twist.

Tokyo James showcases at SA Menswear Week S/S 2016-2017 play

Tokyo James showcases at SA Menswear Week S/S 2016-2017


The Tokyo James brand is for modern men who want simplicity with an edge. With emphasis on traditional techniques and clean lines the brand owes its core competence to the designer’s philosophy - creating and living your individuality”.

The designer showcased his new collection on February 3, 2017 at the South Africa Menswear Week (SAMW) AW 17 in Cape Town, South Africa.

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