African Fashion Week Nigeria Hosts First Iconic Catwalk Show




Africa Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN) in partnership with Lagos Stage Government has

announced, for the first time ever in the history of Fashion Week in Nigeria, pre-events

for the AFWN called The Iconic Catwalk Shows.

The exclusive events will take place at the National Theatre on the 1st of April, 2017

and Tinubu Square on the 2nd of April 2017.


The Iconic Catwalk pre-event for the AFWN fashion week will spotlight talented

designers expressing how traditional culture brings modern spirit to fashion against the

splendor of these heritage sites.

The media focused event will provide a unique opportunity to gain insights, appreciate

the beauty, versatility of the Nigerian fabrics and fashion. The events are an opportunity

to showcase to the world a glimpse of our rich heritage and culture. Clothing and

accessories are inseparable from culture and what better way to express this than

through the iconic location events.

Ms. Ronke Ademiluyi, Founder of the Africa Fashion Week London/Nigeria has

expressed delight to be partnering with Lagos State Government to use some of the

historical locations for the show. The concept for this exciting event is to provide a

unique platform for the media to interact with the designers.


Africa Fashion Week, which is based in London and Nigeria, is designed to create an

enabling platform across the globe where creative African designers and fashion

entrepreneurs can showcase the beauty and creativity of Africa through their designs

and costumes.

Africa Fashion Week is strongly committed to promoting and positioning African

designers within the global fashion space, especially up and coming designers. AFWN

is unleashing the ‘Power of Africa’ in the fashion industry. The aim is to build

appreciation for Africa and increase Africa fashion footprints across the globe.




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