For the first time in history, Nigeria will be hit with the biggest platform dedicated to African inspired fashion, African Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN). The two-day spectacular show is billed to hold between Saturday, 17th and Sunday, 18th May 2014 at Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The event which comes to reality in Nigeria, after the massive success of the prestigious African Fashion Week, which was created in London in 2011 by Ronke Ademiluyi and has witnessed impressive turnouts over the years, creating an unparalleled platform for over 100 UK and non UK designers who have showcased their collections in London.
The show which will feature designers from the whole of Africa, will offer those in the fashion industry a free platform on which to showcase their brands, act as an opportunity for fashion designers to network among each other, create a portal for new designers to enter into the market and integrate into the international fashion system, highlight the African textile Industry to a global audience, enable African countries to showcase their national fabrics through their designers, make African textiles visible to the rest of the world , and lots more.
Africa Fashion Week Nigeria will be attended by fashion designers, fabric manufacturers and printers, jewelers, photographers, make-up artists, models, media houses, buyers, press and indeed anyone that has any link with fashion, especially with an African interest.
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