British Brand OYSBY to showcase at the Nolcha Shows Fashion Media Lounge

August 9, 2016

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Independent British footwear and handbag brand OYSBY will present their Spring/Summer 2017 collection at the Nolcha Shows Fashion Media Lounge, taking place September 14th 2016 at the Bryant Park Hotel.


The Nolcha Shows, held during New York Fashion Week and now its in eighth year, is one of the city’s leading platforms for global independent fashion designers and welcomes returning sponsors NeoGrid for Fashion, Citibank and JR Ewing Bourbon.


Founded in 2014, by Nigerian born Dolapo Otunla, OYSBY is an avant-garde luxury footwear and handbag brand that brings something fresh to the marketplace with creative designs that embody innate eccentricity and redefined edginess. Manufactured in artisanal factories using the finest materials and exceptional craftsmanship, OYSBY’s collection combines luxury and a unique design aesthetic, encouraging women to embrace who they are. OYSBY’s signature style is classic with a modernist twist.


Dolapo comments; “I eagerly anticipate this season’s Nolcha Shows Fashion Media Lounge. The support from their team has been great and we’re looking forward to showcasing the OYSBY brand at this highly reputable event.”


Other designers presenting their Spring/Summer 2017 collections along side OYSBY at the Nolcha Shows Fashion Media include returning brands EL VOYAGE, Michelle Pajak Reynolds and Taylord Blu and debuting brands DELA EVA, Riley Versa, James Carleton and Marshelly’s Jewelry. The East Africa Trade and Investment Hub will showcase four designers, APPRELLEDUANY, I am I, Mafi and Sammy Handmade.


Kerry Bannigan, Co-Founder Nolcha Shows shares; “It is with pleasure to welcome OYSBY to our showcase for the first time. We look forward to introducing the designer to the USA market and garnering strong industry support for the future brand growth.”


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