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Last year saw the launch of The Fashion Focus Fund: Sunlight Prize.

This has now become Lagos Fashion Week’s baby project,

Which in collaboration with Sunlight Nigeria, focuses on empowering female entrepreneurs

and recognizing their contribution to the fashion ecosystem in Nigeria. ⁣

This year, over 400 applications were sent in yet only 3 winners emerged victorious

Get to know the 3 brands which demonstrated creativity and a positive contribution

to women in the fashion industry. ⁣


Winners of the Sunlight Prize will be awarded a grant of N2 Million each

and the opportunity to create the annual Sunlight Collection.⁣

KANCky, Premium Womenswear

KANCKy Premium womenswear is a black-owned, Made in Nigeria womenswear label

It is focused on “adorning queens one dress at a time”.
Some of the brand’s tape designs include bold statement prints,

dainty yet strong textures, and super feminine silhouettes.

In the words of the CEO, Victoria Anosike

“Our Vision of establishing Kancky as a customer favorite through giving the Kancky woman the confidence she needs

to smash her goals while feeling beautiful all round remains at the forefront of everything we do and we’re glad that you see it too.”

T W E N T Y S I X

Twenty Six is a womenswear label that combines simple silhouettes,

thoughtful details, and effortless style in a seamless fashion.

CEO, Adesola Falomo has finessed a method of creating workwear outfit goals

in addition to sexy yet super comfy garments within the same hub.

On winning the N2 million prize from THE FASHION FOCUS FUND,

Adesola did not forget to uplift her fellow women

So grateful to @sunlight_nigeria and @LagosFashionWeekOfficial.

Congratulations to the incredible women we won this with @kanckyofficial and @africcana.

Can’t wait for the amazing things to come!

WORKWEAR GOALS 

 

SUPER CUTE AND COMFY OUTFITS 

 

AFRICAANA

This womenswear label was created by the former costume and makeup manager for TERRA KULTURE. AFRICAANA serves premium art in every creation

It never fails to uplift our African heritage

and is the current favourite for female custom tailored fits.

Africaana is the name behind many of your favourite fashionista’s red carpet looks.

This young creative has used her designs to cement her space in he bespoke tailoring world and she continues to enhance the glam and glow in African women, one outfit at a time.

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As a lover of @symply_tacha This outfit was made with love and joy. May God continue to carry you on His shoulder Aunty Mimi… thank you so much🙏🏾🙏🏾 Posted @withregram • @medlinboss Still On Some Of Our Looks From The Big Brother Reunion Show …❤️🤩 When The Theme Says Ankara Inspired Look 👀 Trust Us To Spice Up Ours …🔥 Spot The Details …🔥🔥🌟🤩❤️🙌🏽🌟 Muse Of Life @symply_tacha Outfit @africcana Styled To Perfection @medlinboss Hair Styled @dvreloaded Makeup 💄 @maq_jose Photography @tamzee_boy #africcana #grace #ankara #bellanaijastyles #bellanaijaonline #partyguest #bigbrothernigeria #pepperdem #bigbrother #titans #ankarastyles #ankarainspiration #entrepreneur #womeninbusiness #womenpreneur #fashiondesigner

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On winning the FASHION FOCUS FUND, CEO, Itunu Bamidele was deeply humbled;

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My appreciation can’t be accepted by God if I didn’t take this moment to thank my pillars of support, all those who make my twenties fulfilled. You people don’t know me at all and you DECIDED to be the GOD’S GRACE life I live. #myparents #mysiblings @bolanleaustenpeters @officialosas @Diamondbank @filmoneng @filmhousecinemas @mosesbabatope @_iamkene @urueke @oshuwa_ti and her beautiful mum(my strong pillar) @lateefat_ayinde @tinuola_ @risingphoenixandrea @officialeragbae @medlinboss. @nhn_couture (The woman God used to revive my spirit, soul and body) I pray You and your household will always be preferred and love by God, my faithful God will continue to be faithful to you and your household I AM FOREVER GRATEFUL TO YOU 🙏🏾 #grateful #gratitude #grace #godsent #mypillar #myangel

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GOD HAS DONE IT AGAIN OOO

Special thanks to God for this opportunity and the grace to always prosper under harsh weather
@sunlight_nigeria I cannot thank you enough for this undeserved yet engraced blessings of Total breakthrough.
My God will prosper you the CEO, Managers, PRs, HRs and all the staff involved in this blessings till the earth is no more🙏🏾

I AM INDEED A CHILD OF GRACE💃🏿💃🏿
GOD HAS ALWAYS BEEN IN MY BOAT


See More: Lagos Fashion Week Will Host The Fashion Focus Fund Virtually


By: Joan K. Vincent-Otiono

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