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New Horizons

New concept store Alára is changing the Lagos landscape in more ways than one Words Helen Jennings Alára is a game changer. When the concept store opened its doors in February this year, selling an exquisite mix of fashion, art and furniture, it not only put Lagos on the retail map, it also heralded the arrival of a new form of African luxury. It was brought to life by the long-term vision of its CEO and founder, Reni Folawiyo. “My ambition was to build an iconic brand that would ...

Feeling Gidi

No matter if you are a Lagosian in search of something for the weekend or a newcomer to Africa’s most populous city, culture vulture and editor of Time Out Lagos, Nana Ocran, unlocks a magical labyrinth; the city they lovingly call Las Gidi Getting There Arik Air operates flights to and from Lagos from 32 destinations including London, Johannesburg, New York, Luanda and Accra. Weather January to April are the hottest times to go, with the rainy season usually kicking in from May to July ...