Africa Fashion Week Nigeria is pleased to announce that Leading Fabric makers, Da Viva is a sponsor for AFWN 2016 , and also to partner with five African designers for AFWN 2016.
The designers include; Nipo Skin, Àsàkéogé, Eminence 1129, House of Salem and McStell.
Nipo Skin is a Fashion Brand that operates in the city of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. The brand has been in existence for almost a decade and has over these years grown to become one of the leading brands in high fashion for men and women in all parts of the country.
The brand mirrors Ghana’s growing diversity and genuinely appeals to a myriad of demographics. Today the brand seeks to serve the fashion needs of men and women of all colours, ages and incomes, all over the world and Nipo Skin has been able to achieve this by exporting Bespoke Pieces to its clients abroad.
Àsàkéogé pronounced (A-SHA- KE-O-GE). ‘Asake’ is the founder’s native name and ‘Oge’ means Fashion in her native Yoruba language.
The ethos of the label is individuality and uniqueness, it’s a brand for pace setters not fashion followers. The ‘Out Of Africa’ couture collection features exotic African animals and scenery hand painted with jewel embellishments while the ready to wear collection features cutting edge designs in bold prints and tailored silhouettes while a made to measure services is available for occasion and everyday wear.
Eminence 1129 (pronounced eleven twenty-nine) is a brand based in Lagos Nigeria, recognised for bringing indigenous African inspired designs in a variety of ways. A label that designs street and urban wears with a mission statement: celebrating African arts and culture by making beautiful functional and comfortable designs.
House of Salem Clothing is a Household name in clothing industry located in Lagos state Nigeria which started in April 2010. House of Salem clothing deals with men wear especially suit and traditional wears. House of Salem is in habit of designing an outfit that will suit your status and brings out the king in you; this we have been able to achieve by designing clothes for movie shooting and even some agencies in Lagos state and lot more.
McStell is a haute couture brand based in Lagos Nigeria whose primary aim is to boost and brand individual image through clothing.
The brand has evolved from its inception in December 2014 through innovative ideas and creativity and has gathered notable awards and recognition amongst which are: May 2015, Fashion and Style Award for Best Emerging Designer, African Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN) .
June 2015, Runway FADAN Emerging Designer of the year and Best young designer of the year, respectively.
The brand has been a Da Viva ambassador since December 2014 till date.
Africa Fashion Week Nigeria – 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 – (9AM Conference ….Positioning Nigeria As a Production Hub) –FREE ENTRY
SATURDAY THE 2ND OF JULY (EXHIBITION opens at 12 noon) – FREE ENTRY [1st SHOW @1PM – N3000 | 2nd SHOW @4PM – N3000 | 3RD SHOW @8PM – N3000)]
SUNDAY THE 3RD OF JULY [1st Show – Nigeria’s Next Top Designer Grand Finale (1 pm) – FREE ENTRY | 2nd Show – AFWN Fashion Gala Night – (6 pm) VIP TICKETS & VIP TABLES ONLY]
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