Some of the capital's most well known black fashion designers are in Nigeria for Lagos fashion week. Oswald Boateng and David-David are just two of the names supporting the event which could see Africa becoming a serious contender on the world fashion map.
It's the second time the event has taken place in Africa's most populated city.
The shows are being staged across three enormous marquee's which have have been especially built for the occasion.
Hundreds of models make up artists, hairdressers and stylists have also been brought in for the shows which will take place over the next four days
Lagos fashion week has been organised by London based Arise Magazine and will feature 77 different designers
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