New York Fashion Week is still going strong and Nonye Goodie-Obi of Nonnistics over the weekend made Nigeria proud as she showcased an elegantly powerful womenswear collection tagged ERIN.
The date was Saturday, September 7 and the venue was Pier 59 of the prestigious Chelsea Piers. Designed for the woman who’s not afraid to celebrate the balance she’s found with her strength and femininity, the Erin Collection came in rich and delicate fabrics, unpredictable tones and standout details.
Presenting as the last of six international designers who made up the Oxford Studio Shows, it was truly a case of saving the best for last as pieces from the Erin Collection hit the runway. The collection was well received as Nonye Goodie-Obi, Nonnistics, Nonnistics Creative Director closed the show to a rain of applause.
Celebrity stylist Kanayo Ebi and British-born Nigerian singer and songwriter Tonye Garrick were both spotted in pieces by Nonnistics as they attended the show.
Check out stunning select pieces from Nonnistics’ Erin Collection as seen on the New York Fashion Week SS20 runway…
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 that the brand unveiled its soon to be launched bridal line which seeks to become one of the top bridal brands in Nigeria.
Nonnistics as a clothing label started operations in November 2017. In October 2018, the brand’s CEO, Nonye Goodie-Obi 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 A-list celebrities in the Nigerian entertainment industry 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 blogs in Nigeria.
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