June 6, 2024

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Nigeria’s Ejiro dazzles as FIMO 2024 showcases the best of African fashion

Ejiro Amos-Tafiri (forefront) trots out with peers at the grand finale … at the weekend.

AFTER 11 editions of the international fashion festival (FIMO 228), the latest show held in Togo from February 21 to 24, 2024, has ended with a bang!
Tagged Togo Fashion Week, it ends leaving behind an echo of creativity and innovation.
Festival International de la Mode (FIMO) was the scene of a dazzling celebration of African fashion, showcasing bold collections that transcend stereotypes.
Among the designers on show, Nigerian designer Ejiro Amos-Tafiri captivated the audience with her luxurious, hand-crafted creations inspired by rich Nigerian traditions.
Her commitment to transcending established norms has given rise to unique pieces, unveiling a contemporary vision of cultural heritage.
Another iconic designer at the event was Jean Rocard Yapo, from Abidjan. His eponymous brand, which has become a must-have in his native Ivory Coast unveiled a bold, minimalist approach to men’s wear.
Yapo favors raffia and kita loinscloth, emphasizing the importance of drawing on local resources to create unique designs.
The festival was also marked by the eloquent comments of Desmo, a stylist present at the event.
He underlined the potential of African fashion and its constant evolution, despite economic challenges, stressing the need for more means to promote this flourishing industry.
During this fashion week, FIMO showcased the creations of some 60 designers, providing a crucial platform for emerging talent.
Organized by Togolese stylist Jacques Logoh, this annual showcase proves to be an essential catalyst for the growth of fashion in Africa.
Designers get valuable opportunities to gain exposure and contribute to the dynamic expansion of the industry on the continent.
FIMO 228 ends leaving an indelible imprint of creativity, diversity and promising aspirations for the future of African fashion.