Cynthia and Angel and Apex Clothings join the list of designers lined up to showcase at the Africa Fashion Week Nigeria 2016.
Set to the hold from July 1st - 3rd 2016 at the Eko Hotel & Suites, show will see 60 designers showcasing their latest collection on the runway with five (5) Catwalk Shows and a fashion gala & awards Night.
The event will open for the first time with a conference featuring panel discussions aimed at promoting Nigeria as a production hub will open this year's event which makes the third edition of the fashion event.
The brands join Ade Bakare who will headline the fashion week, Agatha Moreno, Vivian Bennet, Yomi Casual, Lanre Lagos, Beryl Qouture, and more for the biggest fashion week out of Nigeria.
Date - 1st-3rd July 2016.
Venue -The Eko Hotel & Suites
Friday 1st July 2016
Conference - 9am….Positioning Nigeria As a Production Hub – FREE ENTRY
Saturday 2nd July 2016
Exhibition - 12 noon - FREE ENTRY
1st show- 1PM – N3000 entry
2nd show- 4PM – N3000 entry
3rd show- 8PM – N3000 entry
Sunday 3rd July
1st Show – Nigeria’s Next Top Designer Grand Finale -1 pm - FREE ENTRY
2nd Show – AFWN Fashion Gala Night – 6 pm - VIP TICKETS & VIP TABLES ONLY
Contact: Info@africafashionweeknigeria.com for purchase/registration details.
About Cynthia and Angel
"Cynthia and Angel is a feminine Nigerian brand founded by Cynthia Achama Otiyo-Abila. Cynthia studied Environmental Biotechnology in University of Port Harcourt but has always been fascinated by Arts, Creative wearable designs, style and a passion for details which led her to seek a proper training in garment making from the University of Arts, London.
She was an active practicing environmentalist until she started the brand Cynthia and Angel in Abuja in 2015.
Cynthia and Angel believes that fashion is comfort that speaks more than a thousand words. We strive to create a wearable, simple, chic, detailed clothing to fit quality yearning customers. At Cynthia and Angel, we marry contemporary designs with a deep respect for African culture and diversity, while paying calculated attention to excellence, details, aesthetics and customer satisfaction aiming towards perfection.
Our dreams and passion at Cynthia and Angel is to create a leading contemporary African brand infused with modern, effortless style and fashion forward clothing for today’s people.
Generally, our exclusive client is the urban sophisticated everyday woman who appreciates value, top quality and versatile style that flourishes into a timeless piece.
In summary, we are dedicated to using the best available resources to design exceptional pieces bringing out the best form of extreme feminism."
About Apex Clothings
"Adejare Mayowa (born January, 1986) is a Nigerian fashion Designer best known for founding the unisex lifestyle brand APEX CLOTHINGS in 2012. After graduating from Tai Solarin University of Education in 2009, he went to Regional Maritime University Accra Ghana, where he studied fashion designing. He began designing for his family and friends which later birthed the clothing line in 2012. The company later expanded into women's clothing and various luxury items and went public in 2013.
APEX CLOTHINGS collections are often influenced by the fashion of music subcultures and he is well groomed and mentored by the seasoned celebrity designer Adebayo Jones. His clothing are made from the finest of Italian fabric, Egyptian cotton, floral print, wool and cashmere."