Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week(GTBank LFDW), in collaboration with Nigerian Export Promotion Council, announces its participation at the annual International Fashion Showcase hosted at Brewery street Car Park by British Council / British Fashion Council at London Fashion Week from 20 – 24 February.
The GTbank LFDW platform will present designers Grey, Iamisigo, Kenneth Ize, Orange Culture and LFDW Fashion Focus 2015 Finalist/ Fayrouz L’Original Season 1 winner – T.I Nathan; via a curated static exhibition titled ‘Meta 5’.
Meta 5 is an experiment in time that admires both the naturally subtle and wildly obvious progressions in the trajectory of a designer’s fashion artistry, curated by Yegwa Ukpo.
International Fashion Showcase 2015 will host over 130 emerging designers from 30 countries in the largest public fashion exhibition of its kind.
Each participating country will present a selection of emerging designers whom they feel most represents the future of fashion in their region. This year’s event will include designer mentoring programmes and seminars on business development facilitated by London College of Fashion.
Founder/Chief Creative Officer Lagos Fashion and Design Week, Omoyemi Akerele stated, ” We are delighted to present the Nigerian delegation atInternational Fashion Showcase 2015. As the Nigerian fashion industry gradually evolves with growing support and partnership from the private and public sector, the GTBank LFDW platform forges ahead with a determination to ensure that Lagos, Nigeria can hold its own as a fashion capital that’s both creative and commercial.