Fast fashion in Nigeria is gradually gaining traction, and we have daring new brands like Nyosi to thank for that. Founded by Vanessa Iloenyosi in 2017, the brand's staple tiered dress has become a wardrobe favourite in these parts, cementing its position in our fashion industry.
Drawing inspiration from the vibrancy of Lagos and the subtlety of European fashion, the brand's ethos of producing casual yet chic clothing is clear. Without following the usual fashion calendar of creating collections, Nyosi delivers both ready-to-wear and couture pieces.
With provocative matching sets, bold blouses and even bootleg jeans, the up-and-coming brand is effortlessly cool, pushing the envelope in more ways than one. In that breath, we decided to catch up with Vanessa to ask her how some of her pieces fit into her own wardrobe.
So from sketch to wardrobe, here are the most definitive Nyosi pieces: