Africa Fashion Week Nigeria (#AFWN2016) is pleased to announce that FADAN designers are set to showcase at AFWN 2016.
FADAN – The Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria was established in 1989. The organization is the only recognized professional body promoting, marketing, and developing the Nigerian Art and Fashion Culture. FADAN with chapters throughout Nigeria is at the forefront of Nigerian fashion, exhibitions and fashion shows both at home and abroad.
FADAN is also determined to create a healthy fashion industry that will see the seriousness of fashion and its resultant gains and opportunities. The association will continue to achieve these various aims and objectives through various organized programmers, workshops, exhibitions and runway shows.
The designers include; Modela Couture, SilverBest, Elawe Designs and Dozzy Couture.
Modela Couture was established in 2004 on winning NFS Nigeria best designer of the year, 2004 on 1st attempt, this marks the beginning of unlimited creation, discovery of the fashion business, good things to come, grandeur with a lot of hard work and dedication.
Silverbest is owned by Asilekwu Onyeka Sylvester who is the Chief Executive Officer of SilverFashions, a contemporary fashion outfit located in Warri, the commercial capital of Delta state, Nigeria; where every creative imagination is made real on the fashion platform.
With experience spanning over 20 years in the fashion industry, Sylvester’s work explores & establishes new connections between garments and bodies. In each of his collections, unexpected juxtapositions invest dynamic qualities; they tell intimate stories of hidden treasures and the material world colliding.
Elawe Designs is a Nigerian based fashion clothing brand, founded by Elohor Sigbenu,. It caters for all women irrespective of age and class. The brand evolved in 2014 and amongst its achievements and awards, she emerged Da Viva Ambassador 2014 till date, Emerging designer RUNWAY FADAN 2015, and has since been an active member of the supportive FADAN(Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria).
Dozzy Couture is the fashion label of Dozzy Nnamdi Obinwanne, a creative and talented fashion designer living in Lagos.Due to his roots as a true African, his exquisite pieces for men create the highlight of the true African while keeping the trend in place. Native pieces like Senator Attire, kaftans, casuals, Etibor-Niger Delta jumper and trousers; African styled patterns are definitive of the fashion line.
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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