Posted: November 8th, 2011
Following a successful presentation at MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week, U.Mi-1 (pronounced you.me.one) launched its Pop-up boutique at the Radisson Blu Hotel on 31st October 2011. The store will be open for a limited period until 12th November 2011 and is positioned to bring a new shopping experience to Lagos with an avant-garde installation where fashion meets art and architecture. Items from the successful Dandy collection includes shirts and jackets with Gozi’s signature sharp lines and slimming cuts, are available to buy as well as U.Mi-1′s jeans, which are famous for its distinct designs. Come experience the boutique and take home your piece of U.Mi-1.
BIO – Gozi Ochonogor
U.Mi-1 established in Japan, is a brand which for Gozi represents unity and dialogue, evident from the juxtaposition of different fabrics, detailing and style lines that run through her collections. The aesthetic she creates marries clever tailoring with casual styles and fabrics for the modern man. Popular amongst Japanese actors and pop-stars, it has been hailed by Japan Times and Marie Claire Italy as a brand to watch. Project collaborations include Puma. It is stocked at Wolf&Badger London and soon online at www.gozi.co.uk. Gozi was recently nominated by AFI South Africa as Emerging International Designer of the Year.
Gozi Ochonogor U.Mi – 1