One of Nigeria’s fast-rising and versatile design house – Nonnistics will be participating at the prestigious New York Fashion Week this season. Creative Director-Nonye Goodie – Obi, who will be representing Nigeria this year will be showcasing the ERIN collection on Saturday, 7th September at the Pier 59, Chelsea Piers, New York.
The fashion week which will be taking place from the 5th to 11th September has other top brands like – Margret Garrison (USA), Empire Collection (UK), Arti (Australia), Lontessa (Singapore) etc also in attendance.
The brand Nonnistics is a versatile design house operating from Lagos, Nigeria. Their first international debut was at the Glitz Africa Fashion Week in Accra in 2018. It was via this platform the brand unveiled its soon to be launched bridal line which has since become one of the top bridal brands in Nigeria. Nonnistics as a clothing label started operations in November 2017. In October 2018, the brand CEO won an industry award as The Most Versatile Designer of the Year and was nominated for another industry award alongside older brands for The Best Designer of The Year award.
In a short while, the Nonnistics brand has become a household brand of repute with their pieces gracing major red carpet events in and out of Nigeria by the A-list Celebrities in the Nigerian Entertainment Industry. Some including - The Academy (OSCARS) member and veteran Actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde.
Both the CEO-Nonye Goodie – Obi and her brand, Nonnistics have enjoyed major press in cover edition publications of top notch magazines and prominent fashion blogs in Nigeria.