What’s Popping This Weekend! #HeinekenLFDW2016 & Halloween Edition

Hello Style Revolutionists, it’s that time again!!! The weekend is upon us and we cannot let it go by without bringing you our round up of events happening around you. This weekend is triple whammy as one of the most historic events in Nigeria’s fashion calendar Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2016 has officially begun! This weekend, people from all over the world play dress up and celebrate Halloween.

In our usual weekly tradition, we have rounded up ‘What’s Popping This Weekend!’ around you. Make sure to check them out below!

Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2016  


Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week is returning for its 6th edition with Heineken as the headline sponsor. The annual event will feature a four day line-up consisting of the Fashion Business Series, LFDW X Retail, the #HeinekenLFDW After Party and Africa’s finest fashion design talent.

Date: Runway Shows- Wednesday, October 26- Saturday 29, 2016. | The Fashion Business Series– Thursday, October 28, 2016 | Fashionomics– Friday, October 28, 2016 | X-Retail– Friday, October 28 & Saturday 29, 2016.

Time: Runway Shows -5:30PM – 10PM | The Fashion Business Series -9:30AM – 3PM | Fashionomics -9:30PM | X-Retail– 11AM-6PM

Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.


The Opening Ceremony with Jonathan Mannion; Beyond The Music


Jonathan Mannion is a renowned photographer and director whose lens has defined hip-hop for 2 decades. Mannion has worked with some of the biggest names in the hip-hop industry such as Drake, Nicki Minaj, Lauryn Hill, 50 Cent, Diddy, Pharrell, Rick Ross, Swizz Beatz, Kanye West, Eminem, Aaliyah, Chris Brown and more. He is the man behind the album cover for Jay Z’s debut album; Reasonable Doubt. He will be showcasing some of these works at this exhibition themed “Beyond The Music”.

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016.

Time: 5PM

Venue: Red Door Arts Gallery, 51 Bishop Oluwole Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.


Rock Fever with Cill, JFC, Phrance, Nanaaisha & Bemyoda at Hard Rock Cafe Lagos


The band night has been taken over, come experience the Rock Fever at Hard Rock Cafe Lagos. There will be powerful and electric rock performances from Cill, JFC, Phrance, Nanaaisha and Bemyoda.

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016.

Time: 8PM

Venue: Hard Rock Cafe Lagos, Plot No 3 & 4, Block XVI, Oniru Estate, Victoria Island, Near Landmark Centre, Water Corporation Road.

For more information, call: 08152676122


The Aquarium Gallery with Nigerian Afro-Folk Singer-Songwriter & Guitarist Blessing Tangban


Calling all Music Lovers for a very cool hangout. Come with your friends and listen to singer-songwriter and guitarist Blessing Tangban and other artistes like Maka, Frankie Walter, Tony Emperor & Poetry by Bash Amuneni. Guest appearances by Waje and Bez. The event will be hosted by Torpedo Mascaw. It promises to be an evening of fun and exceptional afro-folk entertainment.

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016.

Time: 7PM

Venue: The Aquarium Gallery, 19 Olosa Street off Karimu Kotun, Victoria Island, Lagos.

For more information contact Freedomhall Nigeria: Website: www.freedomhall.com.ng | Blog: www.freedomhallnigeria.wordpress.com | Facebook: FreedomhallNigeria | Twitter: freedomhalllive | Instagram: freedomhalllive


LoudNProudLive Series: Yung L, Sojay, Jilex, Myro, Melody, Molla & Uriel & GBT Audition Winners- SY, Daborn & Squi




NMO Management and PR present LoudNProudLive Series: Your monthly dose of live music heaven –  back this week. Yung L, Sojay, Jilex, Myro, Melody, Molla, Uriel with GBT Audition Winners- SY, Daborn and Squi will be performing. It’s another fully loaded Edition.

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016.

Time: 10PM

Venue: Pattaya Oriental, 30 Adeola Hopewell, Victoria Island, Lagos. (Opposite UBA close to Law School)

For more information visit Website: www.loudnproudlive.com | Twitter: @loudnproudlive @GBTAuditions | @caramelchicng | Facebook: Loudnproudlive | Instagram: loudnproudlive caramelchicng


BeautyInLagos invites you to a Breast Cancer Awareness special edition of #TGiFreeManicures


Please come show your support and do your part to raise awareness and funds at this specially curated Beauty Party.

Oriki Spa will offer all invited guests a range of discounted beauty services as well as FREE pink Manicures, courtesy Amali Cosmetics. All this while you sip on delicious complimentary cocktails whipped up by our official drinks sponsor, Cointreau.

Date: Friday, October 28, 2016.

Time: 5PM

Venue: Oriki Spa, 7B Oju Olobun Street (same street as Yellow Chilli Restaurant/Blowfish Hotel), off Bishop Oluwole Street, Victoria Island, Lagos,

For more information contact Beauty In Lagos, Email:  hello@beautyinlagos.com | Websites: www.BeautyInLagos.com | www.TheBiLDirectory.com


Superstar Deejay, DJ Xclusive at Hard Rock Cafe Lagos


Superstar Deejay, DJ Xclusive will be holding down the turn tables at Hard Rock Cafe Lagos. Get ready to revel in an exclusive night of excitement.

Date: Friday, October 28, 2016.

Time: 10PM

Venue: Hard Rock Cafe Lagos, Plot No 3 & 4, Block XVI, Oniru Estate, Victoria Island, Near Landmark Centre, Water Corporation Road.

For more information, call: 08152676122


Ujima Collectively United Presents Hair Story


Three Women Entrepreneurs unite to celebrate the history of African Hair at HairStories during Black History Month in London. Three black British business women; Katrina Emmanuel (Mane Divas), Merissa Hylton (Sankofa Creative Co.) and Belinda Raji (BEUNIQUE Hair Care), have united to form a unique business collective called Ujima, to host the first annual HairStories Event. Ujima is a representation of their organizational ethos is guided by the Kwanzaa principle of collective work and shared responsibility.

Coinciding with Black History Month.

Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016.

Time: 10AM- 6PM.

Venue: City of Westminster College, Paddington Green, London.

Tickets: www.hairstories2016.eventbrite.co.uk

For more information contact Email: info@ariatupr.com | info@ujima.co.uk | Twitter / Instagram: @ujima_cu | Facebook: Ujima


One Nite: Live & Unplugged with One Sound Band #InSessionsmaka


The new #InSessions program showcases LoudNProudLive’s popular One Sound band, and a select performance by a unique talent. Catch the unique
and alternative talent that is Maka – Born Nwamaka Sam- Ejehu – an eclectic singer and songwriter. Her signature ‘Afrocentric soul art’ flavour brings a fusion of hip hop, RnB, metallic, rumba, highlife & traditional gangan. Great  night out for connoisseurs of quality live music, beats and tight flows.
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016.

Time: 7PM

Venue: Venue: ‘411’ at NITRO, 14A Adeola Hopewell, Victoria Island, Lagos.

For more information visit Website: www.loudnproudlive.com | Twitter: @loudnproudlive @GBTAuditions | @caramelchicng | Facebook: Loudnproudlive | Instagram: loudnproudlive caramelchicng


Veuve Cliquot Presents Yellowed


Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016.

Time: 10PM

Venue: Escape Night Club, 234 Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.


Tudors Group Hosts Pop-Up Flea Market; Gidi Mercato “October Fest”


They are inviting you to come be a part of our October Fest edition and experience a shopping festival with the hottest brands promising new stock and incredible discounts. It gets better as they have Virtual reality games, board games, popcorn, a Kid-Zone, face painting, acoustic performances and some of the best DJs in Lagos taking turns on the wheels of steel to ensure that you are happy and satisfied at the end of the day. Fashion forward buyers will be delighted by the wide array of options to choose from with regulars and new vendors already with confirmed stalls and if you are a foodie, its best to come hungry!

Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016.

Time: 12PM – 7PM

Venue: Sleek Studio Square opposite Silverbird Galleria, 141 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.

For more information call: 08152676122, 09055218333 | Email: GidiMercato@gmail.com


#AWCABLOCKPARTY Presents ‘Afrorealism’ Supported By Jameson Irish Whiskey


We would like to invite you to participate in the Annual AWCA BLOCK PARTY an open street initiative with an objective to get a cross-section, multi-ethnic and tribally-diverse group of people to come together, interact and occupy public spaces  through food, music, arts and live performances.  This event which is themed Afrorealism is sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey.

Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016.

Time: 12PM

Venue: On Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos.

For more information Email to team@aw-ca.com


Desire1709 Fashion Party


Calling on all style and fashion lovers, fashionistas, stylists etc to take advantage of the ‘up to 50% discount on all items! There’s no better time to start the seasons shopping than now Dresses, Bags, Purses, Shoes, Accessories all up to 50 % off. Come and have a fashion time with creatives in various fashion sectors. Drinks and chops available, so come shopping and chopping.

Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016.

Time: 12PM

Venue: Shop 22, LSPDC Shopping Complex, Adeniran Ogunsanya by Shitta, Surulere, Lagos.


The Lagos Wardrobe and Exhibition


The 3rd edition of “The Lagos Wardrobe & Exhibition” is a one day event aimed at bridging the gap between young fashion designers, models, make-up artists and Fashion stylists. It also serves as a platform for emerging stylists, fashion designers, make-up artists to network, connect, be recognized and also launch themselves into the fashion industry in Nigeria, Africa and the world at Large. Theme is High Fashion Culture.

Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016.

Time: 2PM

Venue: Westown Hotel Opebi, behind Sheraton hotel, Ikeja Lagos.

Tickets: Regular N2,000 | VIP N5,000

Tickets are being sold at Naija ticket shop only!

For more information contact on Email: tlwexhibition@gmail.com | Instagram: @tlwexhibition | Facebook: tlwexhibition | Twitter@tlwexhibition | Call: 07069460537 |07069605066


5th Glam and Essence Style Awards and Runway Show



Glam and Essence magazine is set to host the 5th Glam and Essence Style Awards and Runway Show. There would also be a display of fabulous collections from the showcasing designers, that includes Keto Couture, Fin Afrik, Luxury by Feyi, Topstitches, Otumemine Couture, JF Labels, Alabi Couture and Rhoda Michaels. Style personalities, fashion designers, beauty gurus and celebrities grace the event. Also, a special honour will be given to renowned designer and forerunner of contemporary African fashion, Zizi Cardow, as well as a display of her newest collection at the show in her honour. A special appearance by London based Nigerian born designer, Feyi Adeyemi of Luxury by Feyi will be made at the event.

Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016.

Time: 4PM

Venue: Elizabeth Phillips Macquee, BICS Gardens, B20 Wole Olateju Crescent, off Admiralty way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.


AY fireside chat with Kwame as ‘Meets Media’ Celebrate Nigezie at 10!


The monthly celebration of media personalities continues this October as we celebrate media mogul, Femi Aderibigbe aka Kwame. The founder of Nigezie, Prime! TEN and Orisun TV takes centre stage at this edition as we celebrate his 10 years of founding Nigeria’s premiere 24 hour music channel, Nigezie! The event’s platform recognizes media personalities that have maintained consistent growth over the years. This October, we celebrate Kwame’s active service in the broadcast and entertainment industries.

Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016.

Time: 5PM

Venue: Best Western Hotel, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.

For more information, call: 09098109339 | Email: meetsmedia@gmail.com | Website: www.meetsmedia.com


Jacqui James Launches in Nigeria


Jacqui James is set to launch the most unique bridal collection in Nigeria!

Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016.

Time: 6PM

Venue: Florence H Boutique, 32, Musa Yaradua, Victoria Island, Lagos.


Ubi Franklin’s Grand Opening Of Tilt Terrace

ubi-franklin-tilt-terrace-opening-whats-popping-this-weekendLagos will come alive as the grand opening of Tilt Terrace’s rooftop restaurant and bar. The occasion which features a red carpet event brings together some of the finest chefs with an array of special dishes in a cozy, relaxed atmosphere.

The kitchen team led by a renowned chef bring with them an array of comfort food, to gourmet style and variety of cocktails. The Tilt Terrace will serve three course meals in the least and have a few special dishes for the adventurous lot.Throwing its weight in full support of the grand opening is the renowned Chivas.

Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016.

Time: 6PM

Venue: 13 Olubumi Owa street, Beside CBC Towers, After Ebeano, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.


Haute Halloween – A Costume Party


This strictly by invitation event is to celebrate Halloween.

Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016.

Time: 6PM-12PM

Venue: Samantha’s Bistro, 2 Olawale Daodu, Ikoyi, Lagos.

For more information, Follow on Instagram: @thebfcollective | Website: www.thebfcollective.com


Halloween at Zenbah


Prepare for the coolest Halloween Party taking place at Zenbah. Get your costumes and come join us.

Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016.

Time: 7PM

Venue: ZENBAH, 11b Akin Adesola Street, (Underneath Sip Lounge), Victoria Island, Lagos.



Please note that some of these events have free entries while others are strictly by invitation or may require you to purchase tickets so we strongly advice you make enquiries with the contact information provided here.

If you want your events to be featured in our “What’s Popping This Weekend!” feature published on Thursdays, then kindly send an email with details about your event- this should include a soft copy invite or flyer. Send all details to our editorial department: style.director@onobello.com


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