This month saw Femi Handbags, one of the foremost and most iconic leather handbag and accessory brands in Nigeria, announcing the beginning of an exciting new chapter as it opened its first ever stand-alone handbag and accessories store in Lagos on Sunday 1st July 2018.
Situated within the brand new, upmarket mall, Nakenohs Boulevard, in the high-brow, residential area of Ikoyi in Lagos, the quaintly-styled store is now home to the latest handbag and accessories collections of the Femi Handbags brand. Responding to clients who were elated to have the brand finally brought to their doorstep, the founder, Femi Olayebi, who is also the convener of the Lagos Leather Fair, remarked that she was super excited about opening a store, adding that the time was just right time to make such a move. She explained that Femi Handbags as a brand had always marketed its products through multi-brand concessions and direct deliveries to customers all around the world, However, the time had come to create a new store experience for its customers who were excited to be able to see a fuller range of beautiful handbags and accessories in one location.
On launch day, the new Femi Handbags store opened its doors at 12 noon with the heavens opening up at the same time and the rain coming down. However, the weather did not deter the dozens of visitors who streamed into the new store non-stop all day! New potential customers were impressed by the depth of creativity that surrounded them in the new branded store experience, whilst Femi Handbag loyal customers hurried to snap up their favourite pieces off the shelves. Shoppers were treated to cocktails and canapés and a glorious collection of colourful handbags and small leather accessories. The opening of the Femi Handbags store created quite a stir and trended on social media for days afterwards. Femi Handbags lovers in Lagos can now treat themselves to some amazing retail therapy in one beautifully curated store experience! Exciting times lie ahead for this well loved brand.