Designs by Fadesomi

Chic Designs by FadesOmi (a Nigerian designer)

Nigerian designers are becoming more creative. Now that the dollar is ‘reaching for the skies’, it has become even more important for us to support Nigerian businesses and purchase #madeinNigeria goods. Made in Nigeria products do not have to be expensive (as some designs are) or be of low quality (as some people think). FadesOmi has found a balance between producing high quality and affordable designs. Her designs were the limelight of the Kanga fashion festival, which held last Saturday at Flaming flamingo, Abuja.

FadesOmi logo


Preparation for the event

I met up with Fadesomi and her friends; Cynthia and Lizzy at the Transcorp Hilton Abuja, where our makeup was done by Tito of t.alamodebeauty. I actually met her friends for the first time and we had a great time there. After our faces were ‘beat’ to perfection, you should have been there to see the excitement on our faces. We took selfies till our batteries were running low.

Makeup by Tito of t.alamodebeauty


Fadesomi and the gorgeous models

From L-R: Cynthia, Janet, Tito, Fadesomi and Lizzy

Friends I met at Transcorp hilton

From L-R: Chinelo, Ugo and Janet


The Kanga fashion festival

Flaming flamingo rooftop

Flaming Flamingo rooftop; before the event started and during the event.

We arrived at the venue for the event just in time to settle in and mingle. But of course, as most Nigerian events, it did not start on time. I was actually not surprised with the ‘African’ timing, I guess I am getting more accustomed to it. I wore one of FadesOmi’s designs to this event and I absolutely loved it. The featured designs were:

Designs by FadesOmi

  • a blue floral kaftan
  • a pink midi pencil dress
  • a mustard cape dress

Designs by FadesOmi

I also got to meet quite a number of Abuja based bloggers during the event.

Abuja Bloggers unite

From L-R:Vanessa, Sarah, Janet, and Larisa

Abuja bloggers

From L-R: Vanessa, Janet, Bella, and a photobombing waiter

You can check out my post The Dunes Experience for more made in Nigeria designs. If you like this post, kindly share it through any of the social media platforms below. Thanks…

Caught drinking Eden juice

Caught unawares drinking Eden cold-pressed juice #teamfitfam

With Love,



  • Nosa March 1, 2017 at 8:18 pm

    Very cool Janet. Let’s our Nigerian designers get it very right with quality and price…then people like me won’t hestitate patronising them…Have had so not so good experiences…

    • Janet March 3, 2017 at 11:18 am

      Indeed…thanks for reading. I hope you subscribe to our mailing list soon.

  • Makafui February 28, 2017 at 9:57 pm

    Nice post up there😃… lovely pictures😍😍… reach for the skies my dear😉

    • Janet March 1, 2017 at 12:41 am

      Thanks so much


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