5 Nigerian Fashion Events You Shouldn’t Miss

The last couple of years have been really tough for the fashion industry worldwide as a result of the COVID 19 Global Pandemic. 

We missed out on a lot of events, and now that world is beginning to recover, it’s time to take a look at some of Nigeria’s Biggest Fashion Events we look forward to attending.

GTB Fashion Weekend: This fair was created to showcase African Fashion to a global audience while encouraging enterprises and growth in the African fashion industry. It’s a free consumer based platform which has helped in growing many businesses since its creation in 2016. The show consists of MasterClasses, Runway Shoes and Fashion Exhibition. 

Lagos Leather Fair: Lagos Leather was created in 2017 by Femi Olayebi, founder and Creative Director of FemiHandbags. The even was to created to provide a platform for leather designers to showcase their talent while showcasing the potential value of the leather industry. The lagos leather fair aims to provide sustainable solutions to move the industry forward, and change the narrative within seemingly neglected sector.

The Luxury Lifestyle Market : The Luxury Lifestyle Market (TLLM) is an innovative and exciting platform that features the best local and international luxury brands created to redefine luxury in Africa. Founded by serial entrepreneur and Florence H Luxury Founder and CEO Abisola Kola-Daisi, the even is a great platform to discover emerging brands, network and shop Luxury items at discounted prices. 

Arise Fashion Week: ARISE Fashion Week premiered in 2015 and soon became one of the most prominent fashion shows in Africa. The event is famed for handpicking and curating exclusive styles, fresh and renowned talents, as well as acclaimed international names in fashion. AFS has over the years, showcased and promoted African designers on the runways of London’s famous Royal Albert Hall, Washington DC’s Kennedy Centre, New York Fashion Week, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Paris and Lagos.

Lagos Fashion Week: Lagos Fashion Week was founded by Omoyemi Akerele. The 4 day event started in 2011 and was well received by both Nigerian designers and fashion enthusiasts across the continent. Beyond the runway, the annual event provides a physical platform that’s gradually repositioning fashion as a useful tool for commerce and creativity in Nigeria.

These are our top 5 events in Lagos Nigeria at the moment. We can’t wait till everything is back to normal and we can enjoy attending our favorite events. What about you, which events are you looking forward to? 

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