Africa’s premier fashion show, Arise Fashion Week (AFW), is set to deliver one of its most exciting line-ups to date as it returns to Lagos on March 30 to April 2 at the Lagos Continental Hotel.
The co-producer, Ruth Osime said, “We are excited to bring world-class fashion back to Lagos in the real sense of it. The bar will definitely be raised once more with strong collaborations, innovation, and creativity’’.
Over the course of four days, the Arise Fashion Week 2018 runway event will feature 50 designers from 15 countries including South Africa, Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Canada, Tanzania, the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Morocco, Botswana, and many more.
Designers from Nigeria will be Grey, Abaya Lagos, Taryor Gabriel, Ilare, House of Divas, Ziva Lagos, Tzar, Kimono Kollection, Mai Atafo, Tsemaye Binitie, Jewel by Lisa and Tiffany Amber.
The event has been a tool to put Nigeria firmly on the global fashion map, showcasing and promoting African designers on the runways of the world, from London’s famous Royal Albert Hall, to Washington DC’s powerful Kennedy Centre, to the legendary triple appearance during New York’s iconic Fashion Week, to vivacious Lagos and Abuja, to magnetic Johannesburg and Cape Town and to the fabulous Paris.