Inspired by the popular Cuban collar shirt style, Lagos based menswear brand ILI unveils its Resort 2019 collection titled Cuban Frenzy. The brand which was established in 2016, focuses on individuality, carefully crafting pieces that combine craftsmanship with attitude.
Cuban frenzy is dotted with classic, fresh, and simple pieces which embodies the brand’s aesthetics, it places its focus on the ‘classic charm’ of the stylish modern Nigerian man who has a love for lifestyle, going on holidays and relaxing. ILI choose simple cuts, pastel colours, white and soft greens.
The new collection also takes inspiration from the classic safari style look that dated back to many years ago, these looks originated from the fashion era of 1950’s and 60’s where these looks were very popular among middle-class Nigerian man.
The collection definitely has taken a new spin on the vintage fashion trend. These pieces are definitely perfect for the hot and humid Nigerian season.
Considering the brand’s strong vision in capturing the vintage 1950’s working man style, this collection pays tribute to stylish men from that era, men who just wanted to have fun in their shorts and shift shirts.
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