Last month, the prestigious Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos hosted the 2nd edition of the most anticipated fashion week in Nigeria, the Plus Size Fashion Week Africa and it was nothing short of marvellous.
As expected, it fulfilled every yardstick of expectations and more. From the fashion and style on the red carpet to the wonderful exhibition and runway, guest attended with their best foot forward.
Held for two days, this year’s edition themed #beautifullyme aimed at helping plus-sized ladies love themselves more and aim to be the best regardless of what anyone says.
Day 1 of the Fashion weekend kicked off with amazing exhibitors like, Bunaj Stitches, Flow Glow Fashion, Scentiment NG, Mein Store, Sharleen Tlou, Hair by Anney, Okis Signature and many more showcasing their wares and later in the day amazing designers like, JP Kingdom, Modavi, Sharleen Tlou, Perlicious, Fashion by Monalisa Stephen, Areke by Juliet, Agatha Moreno, SGTC, O’Sanders, Okis Signature and Ashanti had their exquisite designs modeled across the runway by the Golden Curvy models.
Day 2 continued with our exhibitors as well as a master class themed “Glow up and Flawless” where established and intelligent women like, Omilola Oshikoya, Olubunmi Aboderin Talabi, Dumebi Agbakoba, Moremi Elekwachi, Gbemisola Adebayo, Aderonke Eno Adefalujo and more discussed the topics ‘The Courage to Start your Business or excel in your industry’ as well as ‘the courage to start loving yourself’.
Later in the day, the gala night began with even more talented designers like Scarlet and Jo, Morin.O, Von Ray Design and Ejiro Amos Tafiri gracing the runway. After which the winner of Africa Next Plus Size Model (ANPM) competition was announced. Abara Nita Ijenna, being the winner of the competition got herself an international modelling contract. The PFWA influencers also walked the runway in their beautifully sequenced pieces by JP Kouture.
Special recognition awards were also presented to Eniola Badmus (Pride of Africa, Best Actress), Yetunde Ogunnubi, AKA Yetty D. CEO of YD Agency (Pride of Africa, PR Guru) and Olakemi Obi (Pride of Africa, Fast Rising International Model).
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