2016 Africa Fashion Week Nigeria!

africa fashion week nigeria

Africa Fashion Week Nigeria a social enterprise that provides a platform to help promote Nigerian and brands through worldwide visibility and distribution and manufacturing. We focus on empowerment, creating jobs and supporting education and skills training in fashion.

The first edition launched in May 2014, was created by Ronke Ademiluyi, also the founder of Africa Fashion Week London.and her Team. The core mission of Africa Fashion Week Nigeria is empowerment through fashion, to create jobs through fashion, to support education in fashion and develop skills training and capacity development in the fashion industry.

To see fashion in Nigeria grow and be recognized as a multi-million pound industry as it is in the UK, We hope that it contributes to GDP like in the UK where fashion is a million pond industry.

Our core aim is providing visibility platforms for new talent, who would otherwise not have the means to gather attention and awareness on their own.

Our platforms allow the global audience to see what Nigerian and African Fashion is all about, and then they can contribute to its growth as we believe that for creativity to grow there needs to be a platform that supports and contributes to its growth.

We have plans to open a fashion hub in Nigeria, to host student workshops, provide internships, scholarships and short coursework to develop talent and also help designers produce their fashion collection and build their own design business.

Date   1st-3rd July 2016.

Venue -The Eko Hotel & Suites.

AFWN 2016 Will Include 5 Catwalk Shows | 50 Designers | A Fashion Gala & Awards Night  & Panel Discussions Aimed At Promoting Nigeria As A Production Hub.

The Panel Discussions Will Include The Following Topics.

FINANCING OPTIONS
VALUE SUPPLY CHAIN
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING & MACHINERY
MANUFACTURING PROCESS
QUALITY & STANDARDIZATION & PRODUCTION FOR INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS.
SETTING UP A FASHION BUSINESS IN NIGERIA- THE LOGISTICS
PRESS, BRANDING & MARKETING
RETAILING OF MADE IN NIGERIA FASHION PRODUCTS
TRENDS & UNDERSTANDING THE GLOBAL MARKET
TEXTILES- THE OPTIONS & QUALITIES IN NIGERIA.

 

AFRICA FASHION WEEK NIGERIA

America’s fastest growing haircare brand Cantu Shea Butter is pleased to announce they are the official hair sponsors of Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2016 The annual fashion extravaganza designed to showcase the best of contemporary African design takes place on 1 -3rd July 2016 at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island

Cantu Shea Butter will be creating all the hairstyles for the runway during the 2-day event. Multi award winning European creative hairstylist Anastasia Chikezie from London, will be styling the models with Cantu Shea Butter’s range of innovative hair products, creating glamorous and iconic looks to complement the dynamic fashions that audiences have come to expect from the shows. In addition to producing catwalk looks, Cantu Shea Butter will also have its own stand where visitors can purchase Cantu Shea Butter products as well as interact with the Cantu Crew on the stand.

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