Africa Fashion Week Nigeria ready to roll in May
Organizers of Africa Fashion Week Nigeria are working round the clock to ensure a classy and sassy fashion show on May 23rd and May 24th at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. This year, AFW is also introducing education segment at the Fashion Week. Speaking at a press conference in Lagos, Ms Ronke Ademiluyi, founder Africa Fashion Week London and Africa Fashion Week Nigeria said, they intend to delve into education this year. “Most young designers don’t realize that there are so many different aspects to the fashion industry aside from the runway, red carpet or who wore the best. The educa tion in fashion seminar will be delivered by a Brand Management/ Retail Management outfit with over 20 years’ experience working in Europe and the USA.”
AFWL/AFWN is produced by Sola Oyebade of Mahogany Productions. Among the names of some designers for the 2015 fashion week are:
Adebayo Jones:The Londonbased designer, is celebrated for creating his own fabrics and presenting the most lavish and luxurious collection of gowns.
King Hakbal:King Hakbal as a brand was put together to cater to every king at heart who is simple, stylish and most importantly classy.
Marco Martinez:Marco Martinez, an urban life style brand was created in 2002 by creative designer, Paul Ade- Martins.
Souza Fashion:Souza is a budding Nigerian women’s wear brand established in 2010 by Accounting graduate Francisca Da- Souza. The designer creates designs to cater to try different styles for different women providing both ready to wear and haute couture pieces.
J Reason:Jreason is a brand that caters for both sexes, founded 3yrs ago by Jide Adedeji. The brand’s resolve is to design looks for the young and daring teenager with an appeal for trends, style and class.
À s à k é o g é:The couture collection usually features exotic African animals and scenery hand painted with jewel embellishments.
Anuba couture:Anuba Couture is a high profile fashion brand, which started 8years ago, with an aim to reinvent style as a whole.
Lines by Chaab:The Lines by Chaab label is known for sexy, classy and timeless pieces. LBC is dedicated to creating fashion trends. Its style ranges from youthful and free-spirited to mature and sophisticated.
Ovems fashion:Ovems fashion originated from Vovwe Omoko’s passion to make clothes that interpret aesthetics and speak class.
Omaemihe:OmaEmihe is the growing clothing line label of DAC signature brands. Their clothing appeals to the sophisticated and classy, the dramatic and edgy, the simple, the peppy, etc.