The Africa Fashion Week Nigeria is set to take place 1st to 3rd of July 2016 at the prestigious Eko hotel.
AFWN, (Africa Fashion Week Nigeria) & AFWL,(Africa Fashion Week London) the unique platform that celebrates the best of Africa, showcasing her creativity and colours to the world, bringing about positive vibes of all that’s wonderful, beautiful, stylish and creative.
This 3rd year edition calls for gratitude, especially to all that have made the years worthwhile. This year’s edition of AFWN’s annual fashion extravaganza is a salute to creativity and uniqueness. It would be a festival starting from Lagos, Nigeria as the hub in July of 2016 (AFWN 2016) and climaxing in London (a renowned world’s fashion capital) at the 6th edition of the AFWL at the Olympia, West Hall, Kensington.
From Lagos to London, AFWN & AFWL would feature highly creative and very talented designers from all over Africa (Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Botswana, Uganda, Gambia etc) and the diaspora.
The Lagos event is slated for the Eko Hotel from July 1st- 3rd 2016. While the London event is slated for Sept, 2016. All we require from you is your participation as a designer, partner and sponsor.
Created by Nigeria’s own Ronke Ademiluyi, founder of the world successful, Africa Fashion Week London.
The View Lifestyle is media partner for Africa Fashion Week Nigeria & Africa Fashion Week London 2016.
Last series we hosted Zina, Denola Grey and Oge Agu who talked about how they started blogging, the highs and the lows of it.
Next month, we bring together 3 creatives that we are pretty excited about. Womenswear designer Toju Foyeh, Stylist & Designer Jreason and Bag designer Didi Isah.
Join us for a networking mixer, Q & A session, experience zaron and great food on the 17th of April at Samantha’s Bistro.
Proudly Supported by Absolut, Zaron, Ochala, Pulse.ng, DRZPT TV, Spice tv, Bella Naja, Kamdora, 360nobs, Jaguda.com, Exquisite Magazine, Samantha’s Bistro, Hello Food, Day and Night, Boredingidi, The Village Grille, Spice TV, Kali Burger Bar, Lean kid, Rum’n’passion, Farrah’s Delight, Secret Cinema Lagos, Frolly pops, Afro cab, Maccs Entertainment and Unravel GFX.
MEET THE 3 CREATIVES
Toluwaloju Olowofoyeku, the creative director and founder from whose name the brand, Toju Foyeh was coined.
As a young entrepreneur, she launched her debut collection at Arise Fashion Week in December 2011 and has since then become a style phenomenon in the fashion industry both locally and internationally.
Jide Adedeji, is the creative designer and stylist behind the menswear brand / female wear, JReason founded 3 years ago. Olajide has risen in the fashion industry from humble roots as a stylist to a fashion label designer. His collections have been showcased across major fashion platforms from Ecowas fashion week to Swahili fashion week. He has styled at nearly all the major fashion shows and TV productions and now shares his style tips on a TV show titled Style 20.
Didi Isah, a unisex accessory design label with a design philosophy that has evolved to celebrate quirky elegance that sets a style agenda for affordable hand-crafted design.
Didi Isah’s signature is a true love of old world elegance, and modern liberties, juxtaposed to create a beautiful easy to wear expression that works for the modern man or woman.
The range of jewellery, hair accessories and leather goods for men and women are all produced locally in Nigeria, and the company uses local craftsmen to create unique hand-crafted finished products.
Yetty D as she is fondly called is a woman with many hats. From living as a London based fashion designer to laying roots in Lagos as a Fashion and lifestyle brand expert. Join her as she hosts monthly ‘1 Night in Lagos’ series.
Proudly Supported by Samantha’s bistro, Absolut, Zaron, Drzpt TV, Ochala, Pulse.ng, Bella Naja, Kamdora, 360nobs, Spice TV, Jaguda.com, Exquisite Magazine, Spice TV, The Village Grille, Kali Burger Bar, Lean kid, Unravel GFX, Yetty D Agency, Farrah’s delight, Rum&Passion, Maccs Entertainment and Secret Cinema Lagos.