The 23rd and 24th May sees the 2nd edition of Africa Fashion Week Nigeria. It is a two days event, targeted at showcasing the best of African fashion designers to the global market. The platform aims at appreciating, celebrating and displaying the creativity & originality of the vibrant fashion and design industry within Nigeria and, ultimately, uplift its profile within the economy.
The fashion and exhibition event is huge. Alongside runway shows featuring new season collections from the best talents in the fashion industry, the exhibition will also feature fashion products and accessories, textiles and design elements.
Another large part of the show will include photography, art installations, workshops and master classes that will facilitate knowledge transfer, information exchange and networking opportunities across board.
Ronke Ademiluyi is the founder and Chief Executive officer of Africa Fashion Week London and Nigeria. You can read more about her mission in an interview with thisdaylive.com. Essentially, her passion for fashion was actually flamed while passing her law degree in London – and she has never looked back.
If this has whet your appetite, then have a look at the video teaser!
Diary date: Saturday May 23rd and Sunday May 24th 2015 at the Eko Hotel, Victoria Island in Lagos.