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Lagos Fashion Week collaborates with renowned African luxury fashion e-tailer, Industrie Africa, for a special retail partnership. The partnership explores the combination of the physical experiences from the runway shows in Lagos and the emotions it evokes, with opportunities for a global audience to shop some of the designers’ collections digitally post-show. The groundbreaking collaboration between two major African fashion industry fixtures, both of whom have relentlessly championed, elevated and curated Africa’s strongest designers to a regional and global community launched March 15, 2022 and will allow patrons to shop from a number of talented brands that presented at Lagos Fashion Week’s tenth-anniversary showcase last October. Orange Culture Revealing its dedication to the platform’s mission, Industrie Africa will surface a new wave of designers from the continent as well as the latest collections from iconic African brands across a three-month campaign, with new styles delivered each week. Cynthia Abila Consumers…

It’s fashion szn guys, and the industry is buzzing as Lagos Fashion Week 2021 finally satisfies our hunger for some real life outdoor fashunz. There is nothing like the good ol’ fashion goodness; you know the street style life-giving lewks and some of that runway’s jaw-dropping iconic moments. Fashion people know this. So, while you rummage your closets for what you‘ll wear to this year’s show to step on our necks, we have taken the time to get our fashion columnist, Providence Ozichukwu, to give us the style inspiration to help us to put on a killer appearance. While we are on the topic of physical attendance, you should know that Lagos Fashion Week organizers ain’t playing with the Covid-19 protocols – Come Vaccinated and with proof! That said, here is the stylist’s guide on outift ideas to wear to Lagos Fashion Week 2021. This is 2021, and I would…

To kick off the Lagos Fashion Week which is themed Future of Fashion, the fashion show’s organizers engaged some designers Cynthia Abila, Pepperow, Studio IMO, Elfreda, Maliko, TJ Who, Babayo, GETO, and Vicnate, alongside their muses Angel Obasi, Saleema, Deola Adebiyi, Wole Babalola, and Abiola Sonaike. They spoke on their imaginings on the Future of Fashion in Africa.  The Future of Fashion to me means smart production/consumption, sustainability, innovation and technology.- Omafume Niemogha The Future of Fashion to me is inclusivity; Everyone gets a seat at the table.- Samatha Adebayo The Future of Fashion is in the metaverse for me, a confluence of physical and virtual fashion.Edwin Okolo The Future of Fashion is wearable technology: Smart and intelligent textiles/footwear and garments are fast becoming the new innovation.- Cynthia Abila #TheFutureStartsNow is the defining theme for this year’s edition which speaks to the need for a global fashion industry that preserves…

For fashion industry people and enthusiasts who have wondered when Heineken Lagos Fashion Week 2021 will take place, you have your dates now. The organizers of the annual fashion week have announced Wednesday, October 27th to Saturday, October 30th as the dates for this year’s edition. For the last 10 years, Heineken Lagos Fashion Week has celebrated the African heritage of craftsmanship that’s creatively expressed by our designers annually in Lagos, one of Africa’s most vibrant cities. In the last few years, the fashion week has concentrated on moving the conversation beyond creativity to add value to the industry through co-creation, collaboration and community. African owned fashion businesses are at the forefront of shaping the future of fashion with their natural agility, in-built approach to traceability and transparency that is required for fashion business(es) to survive in a post-Covid world. The organizers revealed the core agenda for Heineken Lagos Fashion…

This season, Lagos Fashion Week has partnered with renowned fashion platform Le New Black to facilitate a unique wholesale order experience for selected brands for the next one year. Since the 24th of November, a selection of African designers have onboarded their collections, as part of Lagos Fashion Week’s ongoing strategy to expand access to market opportunities for this season’s participating designers. IAMISIGO, Lisa Folawiyo and Emmy Kasbit are currently plugged into the digital showroom for the next one year to tap into opportunities to facilitate wholesale orders from buyers globally. Source: Lagos fashion Week All 3 brands represent the best of African creativity in their own unique ways and are showcasing their new collections for wholesale purchase. Contemporary wearable art brand IAMISIGO remains dedicated to preserving the ancestral textiles of her Nigerian heritage and her available collection showcases. The Lisa Folawiyo brand has become synonymous with the intricate embellishment…

Lagos Fashion week | Credit: instagram: @Lagosfashionweekofficial Through an approach that heralds collaborations, grassroots community impact and co-creation, Lagos Fashion Week has had a hand in Shaping Africa’s Fashion Future. A continent whose industry’s future is highly dependent on moving the conversation beyond creativity to adding value for the industry. This propels the Lagos Fashion Week platform to lead various initiatives such as SHF Trains, Fashion Focus Africa, Fashion Focus Fund, Fashion Business Series, Green Access and SHF Showrooms which all serve to address the needs of a growing industry, with focus on knowledge acquisition, skills and capacity development, job creation for the continent and access to market opportunities. Lagos Fashion Week forges ahead this season in its efforts to provide fashion brands with access to market opportunities, Lagos Fashion Week announces this season’s showrooms in partnership with Le New Black, Moda Operandi and Tranoi with some support from Nigeria…

For 10 years, Heineken Lagos Fashion Week has been instrumental in shaping African fashion’s future, by developing a platform for African creatives to showcase their creativity, providing collaboration and access to market opportunities, incubating and training young talent, facilitating impact driven conversations with key stakeholders as well as being at the forefront of developing our local manufacturing industry through SHF Trains with Nigeria Export Promotion Council. Ejiro Amos Tafiri This year, Heineken Lagos Fashion week celebrates A Decade in Fashion and all that is African fashion; the vibrancy of the various cultures, the abundance of natural resources and the sense of kinship that has emerged, coupled with skills that have been passed down from generation to generation in communities dotted around the African fashion landscape. MEENA In its 10th year, Heineken Lagos Fashion Week remains undeterred by the effects of the global pandemic. This season will be a hybrid of physical and digital…