Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2015 Highlights
Despite the downpour experience in the city of Lagos last weekend, style enthusiast, fashionistas, African designers and both local and international press turned up to witness the second edition of Africa Fashion Week Nigeria held last weekend at the Eko hotels & suites.
The event saw the best of Nigeria and Africa young and emerging designers, showcasing their fabulous style creations, to a fascinated audience, fulfilling the AFWN creative team certainly fulfilled their aim to showcase the very best in as yet undiscovered fashion designers across Africa.
Trendy fabrics, spotted on the runway by our style spotters includes proudly African fabrics with Vlisco prints leading the pack, lace, velvet, satin, linen, faux leather, lycra et al.
Almost all the young designers showcased showed some promises while a few like ………. Shone bright as their creative brilliance was reflected in their attention to detail and finishingS.
Highlights from the event included the Award segment of the show, where deserving individuals were recognized for their various contributions and impact to the Nigerian fashion world. Winners includes-
AFWN 2015 Style & Fashion EMERGING FASHION DESIGNER – McSTELL
AFWN 2015 Style & Fashion EMERGING STYLIST – Damilola Oke (Fierce & Modish)
AFWN 2015 Style & Fashion YOUNG FASHION ENTREPRENEUR – Olakunbi Oyelese (April By Kunbi)
AFWN 2015 Style & Fashion EMERGING FASHION JOURNALIST – Antonia Soares (Editor, Complete Fashion)
AFWN 2015 Style & Fashion MOST STYLISH FEMALE CELEBRITY – Yemi Alade
AFWN 2015 Style & Fashion MOST STYLISH MALE CELEBRITY- Kunle Afolayan
AFWN 2015 Style & Fashion FASHION ICON – Opral Benson
AFWN 2015 Style & Fashion CONTRIBUTION TO AFRICAN FASHION – Lexzy Mojo-Eyes
Amidst the expected glitz and glamour, executive president of EbonyLife Tv Mo Abudu stood out, looking gorgeous and fiddle fit in black, while Denrele Edu entertained everyone with his usual crazy fashion outfit and red carpet pranks.
Watch out for our report on the AFWN style carpet coverage and review of the 2015 edition. Meanwhile here are highlights from the event.
Photo Credits: MillareFashion, OfurePhotos.