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For proof that fashion is a truly global language, check out the refreshingly flamboyant peacocking that went down at Lagos’s fashion week.

Nigeria’s savvy dressers seem hell-bent on out-stunting Pitti Uomo’s menswear royalty, with traditionally-vibrant African patterns placed alongside classic Western pieces like camel overcoats and denim jackets. On-trend motifs like distressed jeans and brimmed hats prove that you don’t need to be in New York, Paris or Milan to keep up with the times, either.

Head over to Vogue to check out the gallery in full and for more global street style, check out our recent reports from Moscow, Seoul and Tokyo.

Words by Alec Leach
Freelance Writer/Editor/Consultant

Alec Leach grew up in Brighton, England, but now lives in Berlin

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