EMERGING DESIGNERS AT A GLANCE
Women’s clothing brand Vicnate launched its new collection called “Exordium,” and we adore everything. The designer featured statement pieces that pushes the definition of cocktail attire. From enormous bow dresses , dazzling slip date-night dresses, to shiny sequin blouses, Vicnate Let’s also talk about the hues—burst of yellow, red and pistachio, very reminiscent of the ’90s.
NKWO is an artisanal brand at the forefront of the sustainable fashion movement in Nigeria with the conservation of natural resources and the environment as the label's core values. Conscious of the impact running a fashion label has on the environment the brand's main focus is textile waste reduction, creating artisanal and limited edition pieces from up-cycled denim, made in Nigeria cotton, end-of-line fabrics and cutting table waste. This focus on waste reduction has also led to the invention of a 'new African fabric' called DAKALA CLOTH.
Tzar Studios designs are characterized by unexpected smatterings of color and a vaguely ’70s aesthetic that enthusiastically plays with dimension. The design choices are interesting in that you’re never really certain what you’ll get each season. Yet, you will always instantly recognize a Tzar piece when you see one.