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fashion

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products

men's and women's apparel, shoes, accessories, jewellery from across the planet, in addition to furnishings and art works. store founder reni folawiyo knows a thing or two about luxury, and has selected all items from an interesting and distinctly african fashion perspective. think marni, maki oh, dries van noten, duro olowu, nicholas kirkwood, atelier vlisco etc.

clientele

nigeria's upper crust.

interior

the store is a custom-built structure by starchitect david adjaye and features an interior designed by belgian practice zoom architecture. being a concept store with retail, gallery and café sections, it's divided into separate lofty spaces, some spectacularly terraced and with sleek contemporary decorations.

ambience

>> lagos 3000 <<

address

12a akin olugbade street, victoria island, lagos

phone

+234 703 4119862

website

alaralagos.com

author

andreas

date

9 may 2015

© zoom architecture

home to an increasing number of big spenders, lagos has seen the rise of a new retail infrastructure that keeps pace with their discerning cravings. the very pinnacle of this trend is alára, a concept store extraordinaire the entire dark continent has never before seen [05.2015].