May 16, 2015

Meet AFWN Male and Red Carpet Host

AFWN 2015 ANNOUNCES MALE HOST AND RED CARPET HOST

Emmanuel Ikubese

May 7, 2015

Meet AFWN designers...too

INTRODUCING
AFWN 2015 DESIGNERS PROFILE | VOLUME 2

We are pleased to introduce to you Volume 2 of designers that will be showcasing at the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria. The event will hold at Eko Marquee on the 23rd of May 2015 and Eko Conventional Hall on the 24th of May 2015. The Eko Convention Hall will play host to the Pre Gala and Gala Show. Full Schedule for both days is now up on our WEBSITE.

May 6, 2015

Meet AFWN designers...

INTRODUCING
AFWN 2015 DESIGNERS PROFILE | VOLUME 1

We are pleased to introduce to you, designers that will be showcasing at the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria. The event will be held at Eko Marquee on the 23rd of May 2015 and Eko Conventional Hall on the 24th of May 2015. The Eko Convention Hall will play host to the Pre Gala and Gala Show. Full Schedule for both days is now up on our WEBSITE.
We have a number of pre events happening before the day which we will reveal to you soon.

April 28, 2015

Fashion film & contest | Evolution of Iro and Buba


'Showcasing our Cultural Heritage through Fashion'
Evolution of Iro and Buba
Model: Oreka Godis (AFWN Brand Ambassador 2015)
Stylist: Olajide Adedeji
Make Up: Zaron Cosmetics
Hair Stylist: Dada's Touch
Designers: Ade Bakare, JReason, Tabeeta Fashion Affair, G321
Bags: Okiki Marinho
Photo Artist: Twelve05 Photography
Assisted by: Ar'zu
Soundtrack courtsey Eclectic 21, Produced by Sagzy
Creative Director: Yetty Ogunnubi
Filmed and Edited by Section 84 Production 
Arcadia Mobile Tv for Africa Fashion Week Nigeria

April 22, 2015

3 ways to wear a tulle skirt - By Sharon Ojong

Tulle skirt presented 3 ways: Edgy professional, classic and casual chic. These inspiring looks make me want to fish out my thrift store tulle out from the back of my closet. 

April 18, 2015

AFRICA MAGIC SUPPORTS AFWN 2015

Africa Fashion Week, the leading platform for showcasing emerging and exciting fashion talent in the country, has announced Africa Magic as its Media Partner for the 2015 edition of the Fashion Week in Nigeria. The annual African Fashion Week Nigeria provides aspiring Nigerian designers with an opportunity to showcase their works to the continent and the rest of the world. AFWN 2015 will take place on the 23rd and 24th of May 2015 at the Eko Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos.

April 15, 2015

AFWL 2015 enlists Motions as official hair sponsors


Leading hair care brand Motions have been announced, once again, as the official hair sponsors of Africa Fashion Week London 2015. The annual fashion event designed to showcase the best of contemporary African design takes place on 7 & 8th August at Olympia, London.

April 12, 2015

Evolution of Iro and Buba - AFWN

AFWN's goal is to showcase Nigeria's heritage through fashion. This year, we take a step back to fashionistas of our past to get a glimpse of how they lived. Through the years styles evolve but kinda remain the same (sort of).  Let's just say we get our stylish gene from somewhere (wink!) AFWN will put up an exhibition on May 24th, Gala night that consists of images of fashionistas' best expression in Iro and Buba. Competition starts now, read on for a chance to enter.

April 11, 2015

Dallas International Fashion Week 2015

It's that time again! The third installment of African pageantry in Dallas. Dallas International Fashion Week will take place this May 14th thru the 16th, thanks to folks at Trendy Africa. True to its name, this year's show will attract investors and fashionistas from all over the world to the city of Dallas. The platform of DIF creates awareness to African culture and the uniqueness of its fashion, fosters relations of African diaspora with the rest of the world. Attendees from past events can attest to its grandeur, this is a never-to-miss event, supported by the city of Dallas.  Designers of the past include Nollywood actress Ini Edo, Lucas Escalada, Kimma Wreh (more on her here) amongst others.

More information on the event, sponsorship opportunities can be found here

Msada.

April 10, 2015

Meet the Face of Africa Fashion Week London 2015

Maggie wears dress by Bestow Elan and accessories by Pebblelondon.com
Maggie Smith
Africa Fashion Week London is the biggest event in Europe with a focus on African and African inspired fashions, and Face of AFWL is the flagship competition, awarding the winner with the chance to work with and learn from industry professionals at this high-profile event.

Maggie was the overwhelming favourite, chosen by the public on our social media platforms and takes over the mantle held by our lovely 2014 winner Chi-Chi Nwuba.

March 22, 2015

Meet the chosen ambassadors for AFWN 2015

Meet Abiola Okoya 

Ms. Abiola Okoya continues as the global goodwill ambassador for AFWN. Ms. Okoya can teach many women what it means to be stylish yet classy.  Her aim is not just about fashion, Ms. Okoya is a passionate advocate for a cure for Sickle Cell Anemia. More on her here.

March 21, 2015

3 ways to style distressed denim

Modeled by my good friend Sharon. Remember her? Get a clue here. The fashionista has taken the time to show us distressed denim is trendy right now. It's got to be rocked the right way though. Here are three looks, which do you like the most?

February 8, 2015

Africa Fashionweek Nigeria Press and Bloggers Brunch

Celebrating African Fashion

January 30, 2015 at Amaris lounge in Lekki Phase 1, AFWN held an exclusive press and bloggers brunch to unravel what it's got up it's sleeve. This year's event is potentially big, expect bigger presentation with more notable designers on board. Noteworthy is the fact Nigeria is now supporting it's own. Right now, there's no better time to be part of a forward moving country, at least in the fashion sector. Lovers of fashion who want to be part of a cause are welcome. This event hosted numerous bloggers and members of the press. We all have our fingers crossed, can't wait for this year's event.

Notable designers this year include ÀsȧkéogéAnuba couture, Lines by ChabOvemsfashionOmaemihe, King Hakbal, Marco Martinez, Souza Fashions. Expect to see more showcase by emerging designers.

January 4, 2015

Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2015


AFRICA FASHION WEEK NIGERIA - PRESS RELEASE

AFRICA FASHION WEEK NIGERIA is a platform for African fashion designers to be appreciated and celebrated for the aim to display their creativity and originality to the global market.
AFWN officially announces its second edition AFWN 2015 preparation and call for participation to all Nigerian and African designers who will be displaying alongside with various established African designers.

The 2015 AFRICA FASHION WEEK NIGERIA edition, will be having an open call to all student designers who will be hand-picked to showcase alongside established brands; as our own way of discovering, introducing new creative and innovative designers to add to the populating Africa industry.

AFWN 2015, second edition is scheduled to commence in MAY 2015, Designer/ Exhibitor form is open for submission from December 2014 to 24th Feb 2015. Selected designers showcase will be fully or partly funded by our sponsors.

AFWN is organised by Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) the biggest fashion festival in the UK & Europe for African inspired fashion and owners of the first African concession store on Oxford Street, London.

Interested designers/ Exhibitors should send their request for an application form to info@africafashionweeknigeria.com

For Sponsorship and Media Partnering, email us on info@africafashionweeknigeria.com

Things are shaking up for this season, keep it here for updates.

Msada.

November 4, 2014

D-MARS celebration of the year 2014.

October 25, 2014 was D-MARS celebration of the year event honoring Top 50 Black models and Top Designers in Houston. There's a runway show by this year's Top 50 Black Models in latest pieces by this year's Top Designers. Event showcase include "Fashion Awards, Fashion Show, MR. D-MARS Celebrity Birthday Bash and release of the D-MARS.com African American Luxury Lifestyle Directory." This event is notable in the African American community, supported by corporate sponsors and Hollywood celebrities.

October 28, 2014

Talk fashion with TeKay Designs' Kimma Wreh.

I've worked a few runways recently and one designer really stands out. I've had the privilege of observing the painstaking effort made to put TeKay Designs on the map. Each piece in the collection is carefully detailed, fabrics are rich and colorful, of finest satin and lace, designs made with every woman in mind, drapes in all the right places. Currently Tekay Designs have earned its designer accolades and recognition, this designer has arrived and you better watch out!

October 19, 2014

Houston Fashion Week @HoustonWeek

TeKay Designs by Kimma Wreh
I had the privilege of working the runways of Houston Fashion Week, thanks to folks at Trendy Africa. This show is different for me because it's a conglomerate of designers and fashion lovers across a diverse spectrum, not just Africa, the models are very diverse too. It's high fashion, couture galore! These models are true glamazons. Strut strut strut...here they come! Flick flick and in seconds, they're gone!

October 2, 2014

LAGOS NIGERIA: Traclist Upgrades eCommerce Platform for Fashion Consumers.

Hello Naija fashionistas, an online shopping hub is here. Traclist is an e-commerce platform for latest fashions at affordable prices. Right now there's an Independence day sale going on with prices up to 70% off, sale ends October 15th! Check 'em out now. More on Traclist below. Happy 54th Nigeria! Stay well-dressed my people!
In a bid to improve the online experience and deliver better services to its fashion consumers, Traclist, a fast growing fashion e-commerce platform has upgraded to a more trendy and simplified portal. The refreshed platform is a marketplace designed and crafted to provide seamless connections between fashion merchants and online buyers of local and international labels for real-time experiences.

August 25, 2014

The Latest: Africa Fashion Week Houston

Fashion is not just in New York, Paris and Milan anymore.

It's right here in Houston. Africa Fashion Week Houston just wrapped up at Ayva Center, August 14-16 2014. As usual, it's the pageantry of beautiful fabrics, models and the people that make them. African inspired fashion has rapidly gained momentum on a global scale. Once it started making it's way into the collections of acclaimed designers, there isn't a doubt African designs and print had gained a mainstay.
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...