Ade Bakare opens a new boutique in Lekki phase 1 in Lagos, Nigeria . The shop will stock mainly his new ready to wear lines and some of the couture and bridal. Ade Bakare who is based in London where he established his label in 1991 After graduating in Fashion design in Manchester .initially sold his ready to wear line to shops and stores in the UK , he then Set up his couture line to cater for his private clients in Mayfair.it was the success of his couture and bridal that brought him to the attention of Nigerians who flew to his London Atelier for fittings . Ade Bakare set up his couture shop in Victoria island in 2006 at Sandilands arcade where he is still based on muri okunola .The ready to wear line was established in Lagos in 2014, for clients who wanted to buy off the rack and not have to wait months for an outfit, the success of the rtw line saw Ade set up a branch in Abuja. The new Lekki shop which is situated on admiralty road will offer exciting designs in beautiful fabrics he has become synonymous with such as lace dresses ,silk adire blouses ,crepe palazzo trousers ,gazar silk jackets et al , alongside his perfume and a new footwear line of slippers .couture clients would still have to visit his victoria Island ateliers or fittings alongside brides .
The concept store is designed by Ade Bakare in white and silver decor, with touches of his brilliant design sketches that have been framed beautifully.soon to become a Mecca for the fashion enthusiasts