A monochrome themed collection in the Nigerian Fashion Industry seems like a breath of fresh air but wait till you read about the motive behind this one from Nonnistics!
The ‘Black Diamond’ Collection by Nonnistics is a monochrome themed collection inspired by deep African heritage, the beautiful black skin with its glowing melanin and the irrepressible truth about the African Fashion Industry which has clearly risen from the dark ashes of obscurity to the clear rays of the sunlight.
Even though Africa is undeveloped and struggling as it may be, it still remains the world’s repository of ‘diamonds’ – rich in human and natural resources including the physical diamonds.
Explaining the collection, the creative director, Nnonye says: “Our fashion industry keeps making huge strides yet remains deeply untapped. Diamonds are found deep in the mud bed of oceans. To reach them, you would have to feel the dirt of the mud and wetness of the waters but when you have them, you have great value! And this is why my collection is named ‘The Black Diamond Collection’.”
If you haven’t heard of Nonnistics before now, you are in luck! They are a full-fledged design house based in Lagos. They design apparels across the full spectrum of apparel design comprising women’s, men’s and children’s apparel, bridal wears as well as costumes. Their designs are inspired by their surroundings, the dynamic taste of their ever-expanding clientele and their ‘wacky’ imaginations. We wouldn’t exactly call it that but creativity comes in different forms so that word works!
See more photos from the collection below:
Brand Name: @nonnistics
Model: Joyce @bossmodelsa & Mary @zaharamodels
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