AFWN 2017 Africa Fashion Week Nigeria opens with Mmakamba winning day 1

Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2017 opens with new comer Mmakamba winning all hearts. See the recap...

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Mmakamba at Africa Fashion Week 2017

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Mmakamba threw down a chic showcase at the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2017 held at the National Theater yesterday 3rd June 2017.

The Fashion Week opened to an excited crowd at the iconic venue tying in the theme ‘Celebrating the Vibrant Pulse of Africa' nicely with carefully curated artsy bits and performances giving the fashion week the trad, custom/culture embracing event it's fast growing to be.

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Mmakamba at Africa Fashion Week 2017 play

Mmakamba at Africa Fashion Week 2017

 

For day one, the showcases went from new comers to fast rising to established brands collaborating with Da Viva and ABC and Swarovski to present African laced pieces infusing each into carefully thought through pieces.

Mmakamba who easily stood apart with a chic showcase of flirty meets artsy meets effortless pieces won the night with a collection of chic pieces that rocked the runway.

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Mmakamba at Africa Fashion Week 2017 play

Mmakamba at Africa Fashion Week 2017

 

Taking on dense fits, Adire in modern styles, playful tassels, peek-a-boo sheer details, embellishment and more with frayed kimono, shifts, print shirts paired with skirts, belted wraps, low cut onesies, midi dresses and more brilliant pieces with bold prints lit up the runway.

Mmakamba at Africa Fashion Week 2017 play

Mmakamba at Africa Fashion Week 2017

 

The newcomer's effortless interpretation is one to look out for. See a recap of her show in the gallery below.

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