Vienna based Nigerian designer Ayo Elizabeth Olaogun dazzled guests with her 'Amour Amour' Resort 2015 collection unveiled for the first time at Eko Hotel & Suites,
In a bid to solidify Eko Hotel's continuous effort to support the creative industry, maiden edition of the event was launched on Tuesday, 9th June in collaboration with the award winning Ron Zacapa Rum.
A beautiful combination of Ankara, laces, and more is a fashion testament.
The exquisite Ayo Van Elmar designs were modelled by celebrity friends of the label Uti Nwachukwu, Belinda Effah, Kaylah Oniwo, Korra Obidi, Toni Tones, Isio Wanogho, Enyinna Nwigwe, Frankincense Eche-Ben, Jenevieve Aken, Lola Savage, Enyinna Nwigwe, Ekeng Bassey, Nelson Chibuike, and the master of ceremony, Illrymz.
“I thought it was a great idea to showcase the collection on a different range of body shapes and physiques and personalities, and asking celebrities who aren’t necessarily models was just perfect!” said the designer about the concept of asking celebrity friends to model her designs.
A global brand providing high quality and unique Afrocentric wear with utmost attention on 100% customer satisfaction and corporate social responsibility, Ayo Van Elmar was launched in May 2011 by Ayo Elizabeth Olaogun in Vienna.
Since its inception, AVE has successfully showcased collections in Lagos, Vienna and London as well as designing for Nigeria's Got Talent 2013 and Glo X-Factor West Africa 2013.
See pieces from the collection in gallery and tell us what you think of the labels designs.