Africa Fashion Week London 2016 organizers have unveiled One Lagos as one of the brands out of Nigeria supporting the fashion event set to kick off on the 9th-10th September 2016.
The fashion event set to hold at the London Olympia West Hall, Kensington London who unveiled Pan African Tanzanian Designer Mustafa Hassanali as headline designer will also see STEP UP; a fashion initiative of Nigeria’s Vice President’s wife Dolapo Osinbajo make a debut as one of the indigenous brands exhibiting at the 2-day event.
The Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2016 edition (AFWN 2016) was held on 2nd & 3rd July 2016 with singer Yemi Alade -who is the ambassador for the AFWL and AFWN 2016- debuting her clothing line and first ever collection.
Mustafa Hassanali, Tina Lobondi, Nnooll, Caesar Couture, O’Saunders, JAUA, Agatha Moreno, Victoria Grace and more designers are set to show their latest collections at the fashion week.
“We are excited that as Lagos is counting down to its 50th anniversary, the huge One Lagos brand is going to be a part of Africa Fashion Week London 2016.
London and Lagos have a long rich history and creating global brand awareness for Lagos in London is the right thing to do, given the huge number of Lagosians and friends of Lagos that reside and work in London
The “One Lagos” brand showcases the true spirit of Lagos through different creative expressions while leveraging on the city’s abundant soft power and celebrating the people, places and unique heritage of Lagos.
The brand leverages on the best of the most populous black city, the second largest film industry on the globe, the richest city in Africa and the fashion, technological, design and aviation hub in Africa, as well as promote the diverse multi-cultural heritage of Africa’s largest mega-city and showcase the vibrant energy of its people.
One Lagos is aimed at pioneering a truly unique brand that is true to the spirit, character and traditions of Lagos State” Lagos state commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Folorunsho Folarin–Coker revealed.
Date: 9th to 10th September 2016
Venue: London Olympia West Hall, Kensington London