Lagos Fashion And Design Week 2013 (Day 2): Mai Atafo “Safari Revolution” Collection

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All heels were set aside as Mai Atafo took on an entirely different shoe game. Filling the runway with elaborate intricate smart suits for both sexes,  a blend of prints here and there, bright hues and a covey of smart females all manned up, its no wonder why he was the talk of the night.

From the first piece till his final bow, all eyes were glued hard to that runway.

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The Story…

Generally when tourists are heading to Africa, they say they are going to the safari, to see if what the books say about Africa is true. Tourists storm the continent, dressed head to toe in beige “safari” themed outfits. The collection “Safari Revolution” takes the Africa’s journey, through stereotypical fashion sentiments to a broader horizon, where the bright colors represent the vibrancy of Africa; the floral prints are fun and cheerful as our people. The collection is made with over 90% linen which provides comfort and is also breathable, making it perfect for the African weather. The modification to the typical “safari cut” represents innovation and we are keeping the pockets because we love pockets. The collection is so strong that the woman has decided to Man-up, showcasing the strength of the African woman.

The Collection…

 

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