The designer Hazel Eki Aggrey-Orleans about her Natureâ��s fairies collection: “When I think of butterflies on the African continent, I think of bright popping colors that grace these stunning species. They worked with a palette of predominantly neon green & fuchsia pink colors, allowing the prints to pop. Butterflies are delicate creatures & I desired to generate flying pieces of art that were both exotic & soft.”

One of the highlights of AFWNY was the collection by Nigerian designer Eki Orleans. Her light & colorful creations – inspired by butterflies – literally floated down the runway. I saw plenty of sexy, stylish dresses that I would like to wear next summer!