Image courtersy of ituenbasi.co.uk
Ituen Basi is a Nigerian (West Africa) designer with a very interesting portfolio. She graduated from the Nigerian University of Ife and went on to work for various designers in London. She has won multiple awards as Emerging Designer (African Fashion Week, Joburg 2011), Most Creative Designer (Arise Magazine Fashion Week, 2011) and Designer of the Year (Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Joburg 2012). Her moto is “it’s in the details”. Indeed, her details are exquisite.
Below, some of her designs that I have particularly liked. Let me know which is your favorite. Images courtery of ituenbasi.co.uk and hautefashionafrica.com.
I love the skinny pants and the drape at the shoulder, reminiscing of traditional jewelries.
Showing just enough, a little shoulder while everything else is covered. Very classy!
Not crazy about the hoop chain, but all for the peplum and busy print!