Capturing Nigerian Fashion: Fashion Special With Biki John (London Fashion Week A/W 2015)
Hosted and produced by fashion veteran Biki John, this Fashion Special focuses on one of Nigeria’s latest international successes: The International Fashion Showcase 2015. This unique IFS project which took place during London Fashion Week A/W 2015, saw Lagos Fashion and Design Week present 5 Nigerian emerging designers for the Nigerian Section, namely: Grey, IAmIsigo, Kenneth Ize, Orange Culture & T.I Nathan. The BFC later awarded Yegwa Ukpo, ‘Best Curator’ for his curation of the Nigerian section.
Fashion Special with Biki John’ is a must-see for anyone who has an interest in where Nigerian fashion is going in the here and now, the program also gives valuable tips/advice to designers who are keen to launch their brands abroad. And all this is set against the backdrop of stunning and inspiring exhibition images provided by Nigeria, as well as other countries from around the globe that showcased at the IFS.
(Launched in 2012 and organised by the British Council and British Fashion Council, the IFS is renowned for promoting the work of emerging young designers from all over the world on a large scale.)