Organisers of the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria have revealed the venue and date for the 2016 edition of the annual fashion runway event.
Activities at the year’s edition to include 5 catwalk shows, 50 designers, fashion gala and awards night and panel discussions aimed at promoting Nigeria as a production hub.
The first edition launched in May 2014, was created by Ronke Ademiluyi, the founder of Africa Fashion Week London.
According to her, “The core mission of Africa Fashion Week Nigeria is empowerment through fashion, to create jobs through fashion, to support education in fashion and develop skills training and capacity development in the fashion industry.
“For the 2016 edition, there are plans to open a fashion hub in Nigeria, to host student workshops, provide internships, scholarships and short course work to develop talent and also help designers produce their fashion collection and build their own design business.
The event will hold from July 1 to 3, at the Eko Hotel & Suits, Lagos.

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