The Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2016 press conference was held on the 21st of June at the Eko Hotels & Suites.
The organizers spoke about preparations for the event and also answered some questions from the guests. A few of the designers showcasing at the event also spoke about what to expect from them.
See more photos from the conference below
Some of the Designers showcasing
Read the break down of the events below:
AFWN, (Africa Fashion Week Nigeria), our 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 and beautiful and stylish and creative about us, is 3 years- and we remember with joy and fondness, warmth in our hearts and glints in our eyes, the first edition in 2014, when we debuted. It still seems like yesterday.
We are more than joyous that the stable is expanding gradually, we are gradually and more assuredly stamping out footmarks upon the sands of history by creating a platform for would be economic giants of the future (in the fashion industry).
This 3rd year edition calls for gratitude, especially to all that have made the years worthwhile.
This year’s edition of our 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)
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.
FRIDAY THE 1ST OF JULY
Exhibition & Conference @9am- FREE
SATURDAY THE 2ND OF JULY.
EXHIBITION OPENS AT 12 noon (this should always open before the show starts) – free
1st SHOW…………..1PM – N3000
2nd SHOW…………..4PM – N3000
3RD SHOW ………….8PM – N3000
SUNDAY THE 3RD OF JULY.
SUNDAY…….1PM NIGERIA’S NEXT TOP DESIGNERS FINALS – FREE
SUNDAY….6PM GALA SHOW,(N50,000) RED CARPET STARTS AT 5PM.
Photo Credit: Kenneth Asia