Four notable designers, showcased the 50th anniversary edition of Austrian lace in Nigeria.Ituen Basi,Frank Osodi’s House of Bunor, Godwin Mekwuye’s Vivid Imagination and Folake Akindele’s Tiffany Amber. The event took place on Saturday May14 2011 at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island. The event was packaged by the Austrian Embassy and is loaded with gist and photos from the event.

Shanay Hubmann the Commercial Attache at the embassy was in her best as she co-ordinated the event. Nigeria, especially people of the South West (Yoruba) are known to commercial hub of Austrian lace.No wonder, people see Austria as one of the ‘Super Powers’ of style.

The quality of the lace, pattern and color have continued to generate so much patronage from the middle and elite class who love the flamboyant look. Here we bring you photos of some of the people at the 50th anniversary edition of Lace in Nigeria.Nigeria’s most talked about actress and undauntedly the most photographed, Genevieve Nnaji was there, just as we spotted top TV presenter,Benny Uche, one of Nigeria’s leading male designers, Mai Atafo, Actor Femi Brainard and a long list of diplomats particularly from the Austrian Embassy.

-story by Niyi Tabiti/ email: ,

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