|Chief Mrs. Opral Benson||Sharon Ojong|
The much anticipated 3rd Lagos Accessories Fair 2014 event took place on the 27th June, 2014 with an exhibition of basic and luxury accessories from leading and emerging brands and climaxed with the Lagos Accessories Fashion Show and Awards on the 28th of June.
The press, fashion industry leaders and other notable personalities such as Chief Mrs. Opral Benson, Frank Osodi, Mrs. Olutoyin Sakutu, Yomi Casual, Adolphus Opara, Urueke, Arinze Nwokolo, Sharon Ojong, Ifan and British-Nigerian actors Wale Ojo and Anthony Monjaro were among those who defied the rain to show their support towards the Accessories industry.
It was not just an evening of fashion but talented artistes such as GT Guitarman, 2 Smart and Debbie Rise of the Nigerian Idol fame were present to add soul to the event.
The elegant host Felicia Okoye looked amazing in a beautiful number by leading designer Odio Mimonet. On what to expect next, the CEO of Xa! International Ovo Ogufere was happy to announce that Lagos will be hosting the world at the Africa’s Accessories Expo come October.
Full list of award recipients:
Lifetime Achievement Award to Chief Mrs. Opral Benson in recognition of her contributions towards the growth of the fashion industry and for promoting accessories through her great sense of style. Best Footwear- Mona Matthews
Best Eyewear- L’uomo
Best New Designer- Kamsi Tcharles
Best Luxury- Polo Limited
Best Online Media Promoter of Accessories – Zen Magazine
Best Retail Innovation- Accessories 2 Die 4
Best Milliner- John 3V3
Accessories Style Icon- Mrs. Folorunsho Alakija Photo Credit: Insignia Media
|Chief Mrs. Opral Benson||Ifan|