Made In Nigeria: Supporting Local Talent

Over the years, the Nigerian fashion industry has witnessed remarkable growth, with numerous brands emerging that proudly produce their goods within the country's borders.


Gabrielle Union Debuts Capsule Collection with Banke Kuku for New York & Company

After much success with its spring collection and footwear launch, The Gabrielle Union Collection at New York & Company is expanding with a special edition capsule collection in collaboration with African designer Banke Kuku.


Designer Diaries: meet Banke Lawson, the Lagos designer reclaiming the narrative of African fashion

In our monthly series, Designer Diaries, digital fashion writer Naomi May chats to the faces behind some of fashion’s buzziest brands to pick their brains on the future of fashion and what an average day looks like for them.


Lagos Designer Banke Kuku Is Telling Africa’s Stories Through Vibrant Silks

Business has been booming for Nigerian fashion designer Banke Kuku of late due to reasons threefold. Firstly, lockdown forced her to take her Lagos boutique online to keep her bottom line steady; consequently, she pivoted to making protective face masks which, like her vibrant printed loungewear, are flying off the virtual shelves; plus, her clients are taking their post-Covid-19 social looks very seriously...

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Galeries Lafayette ties up with Nigerian designer Banke Kuku

Adding yet another unique name to their already impressive brand collection, Galeries Lafayette Doha has signed an exclusive collaboration with Lagos-based fashion designer Banke Kuku.
The pop-up marked the first physical Middle Eastern partnership for the brand....

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Designer Spotlight – Why Banke Kuku is the designer of the moment.

Take our words for it, Banke Kuku is the most sensible way to go if you’re looking for the most vibrant textiles oozing lots of class. The brand, which made its debut in 2011, has been a staple for infusing African culture and western print concepts meshed into such beautifully designed contemporary works of art...