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Top 4 Surprising Brands to get Your Reception Dress From


Your big day is fast approaching and you still haven’t found the perfect reception dress? Well, don’t fret. We bring you four brands to get your reception dress from. One of these brands is guaranteed to have something to make your day special.

1. Tope FnR

This brand, called Frock it, Rock it (FnR), was founded by Matopeda Salami, a Nigerian fashion designer and creative.  She makes use of exquisite fabrics to ensure the dresses she makes are up to the standard she has set for her brand. If you are looking for that perfect reception dress, we suggest going through her instagram, to see if there is anything you like or would want to emulate.

2. Tabio Bacar

Tabio Bacar is another designer on our list. From Mozambique, this designer is amongst the leading designers in Africa. Tabio Bacar has amassed varying awards in the African and International space. Most importantly, this brand was the very first African brand to showcase in Milan Fashion Week!

Your special day should only be done by the best, check out their Instagram for more reception dress designs.

3. Kathy Anthony

This Nigerian brand is talented when it comes to fabric manipulation. The brand was founded by Oluwatoyin Ikukemjika, a trained economist who discovered her love for fashion when she was working at a bank.

Kathy Anthony is an extremely good brand, and also one of the best places to go for that reception dress. 

Check out their Instagram for more designs

4. Gert-Johan Coetzee

Finally, we have Gert-Johan Coetzee. Known as gertjohancoetzee on Instagram, this talented South African designer brand is the last on our list of best places to get that reception dress from.

Coetzee started making dresses from eight years old (so you know he has experience, lol), he believes that fashion has to have a conscience, so he uses his large platform on social media to bring awareness to social issues surrounding women.

If you like designs his designs, consider reaching out to him on Instagram

Is there any designer brand on your list that we didn’t touch on? Drop us a comment below.

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Laura Omofuma

Laura Omofuma is in one word a storyteller. She paints pictures so vivid, with her words and description, that her love for content creation shines through. From writing for Renowned fashion website-StyleMeAfrica, she has honed and grown her writing, creative and management skills. Currently the Lead Content Manager of StyleMeAfrica, Laura handles engaging writing and brand projects, as wells as brand and relationship management for the company. Follow her on Instagram @_Lauraspace StyleMeAfrica: [email protected] @stylemeafrica

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