Omoyemi Akerele, Osei Duro, Chalya Shagaya, Thula Sindi join Supermodel Oluchi Orlandi as she hosts the inauguration of LPM Africa in Lagos, Nigeria.
For 5 years, Le Petit Marche – The Little Market, birth in Nigeria to mirror the popular Portobello Market in London has been a shopping favourite since its launch in 2009, it has successfully gathered the best of the city’s high street fashion brands and Fashionistas – monthly all under one roof, since its launch, every last Sunday of the month!
For every anniversary, there has been a theme starting with their 1st year Buy Nigerian Edition, 2nd Year Charity Edition with the Freedom Foundation, 3rd year – launching their retail concept store -L’Espace; which won the British Council Young Fashion Entrepreneur Award in 2013 at the Lagos Fashion & Design Week, 4th Year, Discovering Design.
This little market has made a very large impact in Nigeria’s budding Fashion Industry in helping introduce a fun retail experience for all. To celebrate their 5th year anniversary in Nigeria, it partnered with foremost African Fashion Webiste – www.HauTeFashionAfrica.com to introduce LPM Nigeria’s next step, harnessing the buying power and desire for other African brands that are inaccessible to the Nigerian market and the LPM Community – LPM Africa, its inauguration hosted by Nigerian Super Model, and Natures Gentle Touch Ambassador, Oluchi Orlandi.
This inauguration brought about an exciting mix of brands such as Ghana’s Osei Duro, Nigeria’s Jewel By Lisa’s J Label, South Africa’s Thula Sindi, Nigeria’s GREY, and Senegal’s Sophie Zinga in a pop-up atmosphere for Lagos’s Fashionistas such Omoyemi Akerele:
Italian Nigerian Designer – Caterina Bortolussi of Kinabuti:
As well as Top Nollywood Actress, Genevieve Nnaji:
… and TV Stars” Toke Makinwa:
and the Fashion Protégé Host, Fade Ogunro to name a few:
The LPM Africa pop-up is set to tour the continent, and is currently in-store at L’Espace, located at 19A Olosa ST, Victoria Island Lagos.
Photo Credit: Ebenezer Dada for Insigna.
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