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Reni Folawiyo, Founder & CEO of Alara. Credit: style.com

Lagos Rising: Alara Founder and CEO Reni Folawiyo talks to Style.com about her ambitious new store

Nigeria is the largest economy in Africa, and growing richer by the day, and bustling Lagos is a city full of moneyed, cosmopolitan fashion consumers. Habit among them has been to travel abroad to do their shopping—London, Paris, and Dubai are regular haunts.

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African Women to Watch: Fashion (Video)

Major international brands are seeking to cash in on Africa’s rapidly-expanding consumer class. Africa has become a major hub for the consumption of premium fashion brands.