African Brands on Display at 2022 Lagos Fashion Week

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By Ayomide Ottoju

One of the organizers of Lagos Fashion WeekPrincess Ronke Ademiluyi gave a warm opening speech to the delight of participants and guests present at the event.

She stated that the fashion week was a platform to showcase African brands, fashion and textiles to the world.

According to her the fashion industry is expanding on the continent, and in turn the world.

I welcome you to Africa fashion week Nigeria 2022 a  Sister Platform to  Africa fashion week in  London and it’s the biggest  festival of Africa in the UK

AFWN  Nigeria  for the Past 8 Years, has  consistently delivered what we do best , which is showcasing the best of Africa’s Fashion talents .

This  year we are Partnering with two power houses , Lagos fashion fair and Toyin Lawani’s  Masterclass, to bring to you the best of Africa’s established and emerging brands, knowledge and  skills to scale fashion businesses in the fashion industry .

With over 60 designers on the runway , we have been headlining AFWN  2022, the  Unparalleled Amos Ejiro Tafiri , who is an inspiration to emerging  brands.  Designers  from  other African countries such as Gambia, Cameroon, Mozambique, Ethiopia and the African  diaspora  are also showcasing  at this year’s edition. with the best of  the designers going to showcase at  African Fashion week London in celebration of black History  Month in October. the Closing  Ceremony of African

Fashion week Nigeria  2022 will feature an Adire  Celebrity  Catwalk  with celebs on the runway draped  in Adirie, designs by the Godmother of Adirie  Chief  Mrs Nike Okundaye  of Arts Gallery . 

Also, Adire Oodua which  is under the Chairmanship  of  the custodian of the Yoruba Culture and Traditions, HIM Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja ll will be conducting a workshop, teaching various methods of making Adirie ranging from the Eleko, Oniko, Alabela, Alabere, as our heritage fabric continues to take the center stage globally .

God is so kind to us that we can bring our creative ideas to life.

We also believe that through  this year’s  event, we will put  African and African  Fashion at the spotlight of the global stage. We extend our heartfelt  gratitude to all our sponsors and  Partners, for their continuous Support .

Source: trustafricanews

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