The Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week 2015 and 5th anniversary celebrations kick off tomorrow October 28th 2015.
The Style House Files initiative was launched to nurture, support and grow the Nigerian creative fashion industry which it has done consistently for five years.
For the past 5 years, LFDW has remained dedicated to the growth and promotion of creatives in the industry by nurturing, fine tuning, rewarding their skills and providing them with a solid platform for achieving their goals.
“At the heart of the Lagos Fashion and Design Week platform is the fundamental vision to position Lagos as a global destination for Africa’s finest fashion design talents. Through LFDW, they present their collections, grow their fashion businesses and contribute to the sustainability of Nigeria’s Creative Economy” Omoyemi Akerele creative director and founder of Style House Files revealed the passion behind the Lagos Fashion & Design Week.
The vision of the initiative which debuted in 2011 is to provide on-going support to designers via education, mentorship as well as opportunities to present their work to a larger market.
The HeinekenLFDW2015 5th anniversary celebrations will kick-off tomorrow 28th October, 2015 with foremost Nigerian brand Tiffany Amber Nigeria.
The 4 day line-up will feature a remarkable list of designers, including Orange Culture, Mai Atafo, Meena, Lanre Da Silva- Ajayi, Grey, Iconic Invanity, Bridget Awosika, Iamisigo and the HeinekenLFDW Top 16 Fashion Focus Finalists amongst others, who will be presenting their Spring/Summer 2016 collections.
Major highlights this year includes; the HeinekenLFDW Lounge; the experimental space is a must-see in this year’s LFDW schedule, the Fashion Business Series which holds on the 29th & 30th of October 2015 which is recommended for Creative Entrepreneurs who want to improve their business operations.
In addition, the X Retail Exhibition Space which runs from Day 2 to 4, will feature a curated expose, profiling the revolutionary work of African fashion creatives in the past 5 years.
Heineken LFDW sponsors Maybelline and Fayrouz will lend their continued support to Heineken LFDW as the brands continue to be positioned as stakeholders in Nigeria’s evolving fashion industry. Watch the LFDW @5 video above.
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