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LookBook: Nigerian fashion brand Gozel Green presents their AW17 collection themed 'Ibo Mask'

The beauty of heritage! Gozel Green releases stunning ready-to-wear collection tagged 'Ibo mask'; an inspiration from the traditional costumes and masks worn by village entertainers/masquerades in the eastern parts of Nigeria....
Gozel Green Aw17 'ibo mask'
Gozel Green is a women’s wear brand established by twin sisters, Sylvia Enekwe and Olivia Okoji in 2012. It is West African and visualised to initiate individual story-telling process in fashion and to accomodate the unconventional and the diverse styles of the different cultural backgrounds. The Brand aesthetics is Original, Timeless and Artistic. The Gozel Green brand is for the strong, confident and stylish woman.

Gozel Green Showcasing on the Heineken LFDW platform for Autumn Winter 17 and featured on the Business Of Fashion site, present one of their most eccentric collections themed ‘Ibo Mask’ . 

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Talking about their new collection they say ‘Our AW17 collection (Igbo Mask) means so much to us as we have particularly laid emphasis on one of our cultural heritages/rituals as #Igbos – the masquerades! “Igbo Mask” encapsulates the artistic beauty of the Igbo masquerades and also tells the story of our childhood in the eastern part of Nigeria – where we watched regal performances of heavily adorned masquerades, as they danced to the rhythms of local musical instruments (Igba, Ichaka etc) on our red earthen’

Credits:
 Photographed by Kosol Onwudinjor, 
creative direction ; Onyinye Fafi Obi, 
Make up by Desmond Marculey
 model; Uju Marshall.

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