Naomi Campbell, Andre Leon Talley, Liya Kebede, Lola Ogunnaike, Reni Folawiyo|ARISE Fashion Talk, April 20th-21st

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The fifth season of Arise Fashion Week will commence with The Arise Talks at The Lagos Continental Hotel on Friday April 19th and Saturday April 20th. The Talks will host a panel of experts and designers as they give the audience an insight of the African fashion industry

Day 1: ARISE TALKS 1 – THE BUSINESS OF FASHION: Exploring all facets of the emerging markets in Africa

Host: LOLA OGUNNAIKE , Journalist

Panelists:

  • BARBARA JAMES, Founder & CEO Henshaw Capital Partner
  • RENI FOLAWIYO, CEO Alara
  • FUNSHO OLUSANYA, ED FSDH
  • NAOMI CAMPBELL, Model/Activist

Day 1: ARISE TALKS 2 –  FROM RETAIL TO EXPERT : Building a Sustainable Market

Host: SEGUN AWOLOWO , CEO Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC)

Panelists:

  • OKECHUKWU ENELAMAH, Minister of Trade and Investment
  • BARBARA BARUNGI, MD Imara Africa Consulting
  • ITUEN BASSEY, CEO Ituen Basi

Day 2: ARISE TALKS –  THE ESSENCE OF DESIGN AND TEXTILES : The Preservation, Protection and Advancement of the Craftmanship

Host: OLIVIA SINGER, Executive Fashion News Editor of British Vogue

Panelists:

  • NIYI OKUBOYEJO, Designer Post Imperial
  • ENIOLA DAWODU, Costume Designer
  •  ADEOLA BALI, MD Garment Care
  • LIYA KEBEDE, Model/Activist

DAY 2:  In Conversation with ANDRE LEON TALLEY, Former American editor-at-large of Vogue Magazine

FILM SCREENING (Documentary on ANDRE LEON TALLEY)

For more information please send an email to press@thisdaylive.com

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