Nigerian menswear luminary Ugo Monye boasts over a decade of experience in the fashion realm, spearheading his eponymous brand. Initially establishing itself as a unisex haven with a penchant for female couture, the Ugo Monye brand evolved its focus towards menswear.
This shift emerged from Ugo’s revelation that the realm of men’s fashion allowed unparalleled avenues for creativity, innovation, and uniqueness.
Ugo Monye’s craftsmanship has not only garnered local acclaim but has also graced the prestigious international fashion runways, notably in Italy. His ability to seamlessly blend tradition with contemporary aesthetics has propelled him to the forefront of the global fashion stage.
In a notable accolade, Ugo Monye was honoured as the Wedding Designer of the Year 2017 by the Vanguard Allure Women and Fashion Awards, solidifying his imprint on the wedding fashion landscape. As he continues to redefine menswear with an international flair, Ugo Monye stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of creativity in Nigerian fashion.
The brand’s 2023 collection debuted at Lagos Fashion Week 2023 in October. See the collection below:
The brand’s 2022 offering draws inspiration from the careful and intrinsic use of pearls, Aso oke and velvet. According to the brand, these materials represent affluence, substance, and luxury.