The Evolution of Iro & Buba: Showcasing The Evolution Of Traditional Nigerian Fashion

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Founder of Africa Fashion Week Nigeria, Ronke Ademiluyi has themed this year's Nigeria's Fashion Week as "Showcasing Our Cultural Heritage Through Fashion". In light of this, Africa Fashion Week Nigeria has launched a campaign and a competition to celebrate the fashion evolution of the 'Iro and Buba' (traditional Nigerian wear) which will result in an exhibition and spectacular display at AFWN's Gala Night on the 24th May 2015 as shown in the images below. How stunning are the images? 1960, 1980 and 2000 are my favourite era style looks!

Find out how to enter the competition here

Wearing Tabeeta fashion Affair and bag by Okiki Marinho

Wearing Tabeeta Fashion Affair

Wearing JReason

Wearing JReason

Wearing JReason

Wearing Oleku by G321

Oreka wearing Ade Bakare, handbag by Okiki Marinho


Model: Oreka Godis (AFWN Brand Ambassador 2015) Stylist: Olajide Adedeji Make Up: Zaron Cosmetics Hair Stylist: Dada's Touch Designers: Ade Bakare, JReason, Tabeeta Fashion Affair, Bags: Okiki Marinho Accessories: Stylist's Own Assisted By: Ar'zu Okaro Film Production: Arcadia digital network Photo Artist: Twelve05 Photography Creative Director: Yetty Ogunnubi