Country – Nigeria
Age – 29
Ladunni Lambo Official is a contemporary womenswear brand based in Lagos, Nigeria. Established in October 2016, with it’s first ever collection entitled, ‘A Wife For Nana’, the brand’s awareness grew, being well received nationally and internationally. Recognised for its unique merging of modern silhouettes and cultural motifs; each collection represents stories of women through various walks of life, merging the love for both artistic mediums (creative writing and tailoring) to produce a meaningful body of work, to meet the needs and desires of the Ladunni Lambo woman, but still maintaining its cultural influences. Worn by the likes of renowned novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ladunni Lambo will always strive to create unique and meaningful collections that engage the wearer past the borders of style and trend, keeping to the brands intention of always making women look and feel revered and memorable.
As a creative, I found my identity in many forms of artistic expression, from fine art to writing, it was a natural transition to find my place in the fashion world. When the brand was born in October 2016, it evolved through the many phases of advancements and obstacles, as a result we have matured, and now find ourselves more progressive and forward thinking. A lot more daring than we were. Though a necessary hiatus was taken in 2019, we are back and ready to be relevant, expand and occupy space in the industry. Being selected to showcase at the Arise 30 under 30 will propel the brand and set the tone for its new identity post hiatus. We are looking forward to positioning the business in its new stage of rebranding, being cautious of its social and environmental responsibilities in Nigeria and internationally.