Lagos is synonymous with night life, traffic and shopping. There is nothing you cannot buy when you decide to shop in Lagos. From clothes to electronics, designer pieces and luxury items. Lagos is packed with shopping malls, built side by side with small cubicles, where shop owners sell stuff from clothing to jewelries and accessories. Goods found in Lagos are available from all over the world including Dubai, turkey and china.
We curate 5 aesthetically pleasing concept stores to shop.
Alara Lagos; Alara is an African inspired concept store, a brand dedicated to contemporary art, design, fashion cuisine and culture. Alara which means ‘’wondrous performer’’ in Yoruba is the creation of Nigerian business woman Reni folawiyo. It features a peculiar exhibition style, retail space, a restaurant and terrace lounge. The deep interior space offers the drama of the open, triple height volume, encouraging visitors to negotiate their way around the stock. The space is broken up by the display platforms, which vary in size. There are also a number of timber enclosures, which house some of the finer objects, such as jewelry.
Stranger; for lovers of the alternative, unusual and quirky, stranger stocks the best fashion lines and accessory in Lagos. owned and run by Bibi and yegwa ukpo. The store features runway pieces from Kenneth ize, pier Wu and many others. Stranger doubles as a creative space and received a British council grant to become the first maker library in Lagos. they also offer cold brew coffee, tea and yoga classes.
The Florence H boutique; the Florence boutique is a luxury shoe and accessories store with high end designer labels. The CEO abisola kola daisi, is known as a luxury lifestyle influencer. With a wide selection that caters specifically to women, the store is particular about stocking the latest fashion designs, it also helps clients source vintage accessories.
- Modan luxury store; modan luxury store manages to combine elegance and sophistication to create a space that’s both welcoming and warm. With licenses from Giorgio Armani, la Perla, Roberto Cavalli women and more, and African artists like Polly alakaja. the store offers its clientele a wide range of retail goods, particularly for women.it also features a pop-up store.
- Polo avenue fashion series; polo avenue has a retail line that includes jimmy choo, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci and Balenciaga, with focus on leather goods, wristwatches and jewelry. Polo brand has over 25 years’ experience in making luxury goods available to its clientele. Founded by john obayuwana and headed by his daughter Jennifer. The duo brings a touch of the modern and vintage to fashion retailing.