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Cynthia Abila releases debut collection for Autumn/Winter ‘18 tagged ‘KruKrubite’.
Womenswear brand, Cynthia Abila explores modern aesthetics and sultry silhouettes for the collection inspired by riverine culture. The AW collection is an ode to the women in Rivers State/the Niger Delta region of Nigeria where she shot the collection.
The looks feature a modern mix of tribal aesthetics, asymmetric neckline, cut out details, dipped hemlines, frills and more. “KruKrubite’s patterns are a mix of sultry silhouettes and modern aesthetics as the pieces feature details like frills, asymmetrical necklines, unique cutouts and hems of various lengths” the brand notes via a release.
“My muse has changed. She’s enjoyed success and now has an appetite for it” the creative director Cynthia Abila who designed the collection shares.
“The pieces were made for the Cynthia Abila woman who loves to explore the diverse culture of worlds beyond her walls but yet holds passionately to her roots and in every way seeks to tell her own local story.
Cynthia Abila stays committed with every piece, to its values of striving to integrate cultural originality into well curated modern aesthetics that exceeds intercontinental perceptions of the African culture.
The brand depicts the confidence of her heritage and ethnic magnificence of our roots as unique as they are without identity concession” a rep for the brand shares.
Photography: Onyinye Fafi Obi
Model: Fatou Gueye Bello
Makeup: Studio A makeup
Press Contact for Cynthia Abila : The PR boy
Brand: Cynthia Abila | @cynthia_abila