Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2017 kicked off on Wednesday, October 25, with various collections presented by Talented and energetic designers like Ejiro Amos Tafiri, Ugo Monye, Style Temple, and others. The third day of the fashion show witnessed vibrant collections from AboutThatCurvyLife, Tiffany Amber, Mai Atafo, Lisa Folawiyo, Orange Culture and others.
Themed ‘Africa: Shaping Fashion’s Future’, the 7th edition of the highly anticipated runway show returned with lots of innovative African designs and techniques.
RICH MNISI is a South African based contemporary fashion brand founded in 2014 by LISOF graduate and Africa Fashion International Young Designer of the Year 2014, Rich Mnisi. With a global view catering for an aspirational market, the brand is young at heart and explores the treasures engraved within Africa and the world of modern culture and heritage to tell the unique stories of then, now and soon. All this packaged in extremist yet minimalist structures which take design and craftsmanship as the first and foremost motivation.
With, designer, Rich Mnisi’s keen interest in the world of pop culture, he has carved the brand to maintain a contemporary outlook and stand firm in an aesthetic that brings worlds of artistic imagination together. RICH MNISI breeds new layers and visions inspired by sources outside of the realm of fashion, including film, music, art and nature, being immersed but measured, picking up only the fitting notes to gather as foundation.
Only in its 3rd year, RICH MNISI has already grabbed the attention of both local and international media, appearing in the editorial pages of Marie Claire, ELLE, Business Class, GQ Online, Chasseur, Dazed and Confused, Mail and Guardian, House and Leisure, Fashion Glossary UK, Fucking Young, True Africa, Dossier, i-D Vice, GQ Style, Hunger, VOGUE Italia, High Snobiety, L’official Manila, Sicky, WGSN, BBC, WWD, Sunday Times and more.
See runway collection below
Photo Credit- Kola Oshalusi (Insigna).
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