This May, the Lagos Leather Fair returns and we introduce you to the emerging designers that will be competing this year.
The competition was open to all Nigerians who have been in operation within the leather space for no more than 18 months. There were 37 applicants from all over the country and 15 semi-finalists were selected via a virtual team of industry experts. Once this was completed, the final six with the top rankings were selected by another team of judges.
Date: Friday, May 4th – Sunday, May 6th, 2018
Venue: Harbour Point, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The finalists are:
Each of these six emerging designers will be given a complimentary booth at the Fair and will also receive a cash gift as well as an opportunity to be mentored by an experienced leather designer in their chosen field. They will also be formally presented at the opening event of the fair on Friday 4th of May.
Register to see the emerging designers, shop from over 50 leather and leather goods exhibitors and learn from masterclasses, panel discussions and workshops hosted by seasoned speakers.
Attendance is free!
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