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Only late last year did the fashion doors at Balmoral palace close. The event championed and continues to champion the discovery of talented green designers, and encourages other designers to create social, economic, and environmentally sustainable designs. Cynthia Abila was part of the showcase, and according to the creative director, it was their third runway exhibition since the inception of the brand, and a breath of fresh air from the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, especially the lockdown. Not only was the showcase a really good way to present their new colourful collection, she stated that it was also a pad given to the brand, geared towards further exposure to the National and international fashion community. As a fashion platform that pilots the Nigerian and African fashion industry; by convening buyers, consumers, investors and the media to witness collection drops of designers, LFW has been impactful for many brands, one of which…