The moment that has been predicted for well over a past decade is finally here: Africa has emerged as the breakthrough continent currently when it comes to design, with Nigerian fashion designers gaining acclaim worldwide. It is impossible to ignore the growing influence of Africa on the global landscape. Nigeria has truly become one of the cornerstones of the ascension. The country has a long and proud tradition of crafting immaculately detailed garments that are well-known throughout the continent. Most of all, and in no particular order, here are the Nigerian fashion designers leaving their mark on Nigeria and the entire world.