Lagos with Stephen Tayo

Travel Guide to Lagos, Nigeria with Stephen Tayo
Stephen Tayo

Lagos with Stephen Tayo

Stylist and Photographer Stephan Tayo for Trippin
Stephan Tayo

Stylist and photographer Stephen Tayo has caught worldwide attention for his spontaneous shots of everyday fashion in the streets of Lagos. They stand as a record of daily life in the West African country’s capital and an authentic documentation of Nigerias’ effortlessly stylish people. Stephen has since collaborated with some of the biggest brands, from Nike to Patta and has been instrumental in bringing attention to a banging Nigerian creative scene. Read on for his top spots in his hometown, Lagos.

Tarkwa Bay Beach

Interesting food. Climb Snake Island there's a nice view from the top. It's quiet, people are amazing, beautiful, and welcoming. You can surf here too

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NOK Restaurant

2-in-1 situation, Alara concept store with a restaurant, Knock by Alara, inside. It's all about promoting African luxury. Carefully created. Great atmosphere, great smells, great people. If you eat at Knock, try the Amala, it is so so good here

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Idumoto Market

Very beautiful, with tons of roadside brands. One thing that’s really cool here is the amazing and beautiful fabric. It’s really big so eat before and go early!

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Art Twenty One

Very cool and beautiful gallery in Lagos. It's inside Eko Hotel on the seafront

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National Stadium

I go here to watch basketball and walk around, observe people and learn

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