Ahead of his 10th anniversary in the fashion business, top Nigerian designer, Yomi Casual has released his first collection for 2017 tagged Renaissance. The line features casual wears as well as more enchanting attires that could be the highlight for day or night outing. It has a male and female version too. According to the multiple award-winning designer, the Renaissance was born out of his desire to fulfill the needs of the younger generation. Yomi who has always been known for his native designs said he wanted to try something new and more affordable, since the recession has adversely affected his native wears drastically. “I have always wanted to try something new. I demonstrated how to websites that write papers for you for free write small moments and small stories. Last year, I released a shirt collection and the reception was massive and encouraging.
Then this year, the recession continued, and it was affecting the sales of our native outfits and I also thought of reaching out to more young people out there; something more youthful and affordable. So, I came up with this Renaissance designs”, he said.
Expatiating on his new creation, the about-to-wed fashion icon said originality is evident in the new piece, which reflects elaborate magical details. “Renaissance collection is unconventional designs, inspired primarily by impeccable art that blends well with nature, marking the rebirth of trendy to the modern world. It goes for as low as N15, 000 or N20 thousand”, he added.
Nollywood stars Zack Orji, Alex Ekubo, IK Ogbonna and Ebube Nwagbo modeled the new fashion piece.