It was another exciting weekend of fashion and fun as our favourite influencers, celebrities and style insider took to GTB Fashion Weekend to experience masterclasses, watch fashion shows and shop till they dropped. Here are

Now in its third year, the GTBank Fashion Weekend has become the premier consumer-focused event that places African fashion on the global stage and helps small businesses in the local fashion industry thrive. The first and second editions of the event, which held in November 2016 and 2017 respectively, brought together over 250,000 people to interact with some of the best minds in the global fashion space and directly patronise more than 200 indigenous small businesses in the local fashion industry.

Commenting on the 2018 GTBank Fashion Weekend, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank plc, Segun Agbaje, said “We are delighted to put together the largest showcase of the talents, innovation and enterprise that abound in Africa’s fashion space. This year, we are going further than before to transform this event into the critical meeting place for everyone involved in and passionate about African fashion in order to unlock greater growth opportunities for small businesses in the industry and build capacity across the entire fashion value chain.”

He continued “Beyond empowering small businesses with the expertise and networks that they need to thrive, the GTBank Fashion Weekend has become a major event in the social calendars of people across the continent and beyond, and as a bank that is passionate about enriching lives, we will continue to drive initiatives that add value to our communities and deliver amazing experiences for our customers.”

The GTBank Fashion Weekend, which is free to attend, featured fashion and entrepreneurial masterclasses facilitated by internationally renowned fashion experts such as Jay Manuel, Gucci's Dapper Dan and shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood. They also put on runway shows which presented the latest in fashion styles and design trends from designers including LaQuan Smith, Lanre Da Silva and IDMANOF.

With an overall vision of the weekend provided more than 130 small businesses with free stalls to showcase and sell the finest ensemble of apparels and fashion accessories.

Now in its third year, the GTBank Fashion Weekend has become the premier consumer-focused event that places African fashion on the global stage and helps small businesses in the local fashion industry thrive. The first and second editions of the event, which held in November 2016 and 2017 respectively, brought together over 250,000 people to interact with some of the best minds in the global fashion space and directly patronise more than 200 indigenous small businesses in the local fashion industry.

The pop-up stands gave budding indigenous designers a chance to display their works and interact with some of Africa’s most passionate fashionistas.

These very fashionistas made sure that they dressed to impress and stood out from the massive crowd on the day.

Here are some of our favourite looks from across the weekend!