Heineken Lagos Fashion & Design Week (#LFDW) 2016 Kicks Of Today, See details.

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Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW) is a multiday fashion event platform that aims to drive the Nigerian and ultimately, the African fashion industry; by bringing together buyers, consumers and the media to view the current collections of African designers in the fashion capital of Lagos, Nigeria.



As a leading fashion event on the African fashion calendar, LFDW leads the way with initiatives that supports, strengthens and develops the fashion industry. Beyond the runway, the annual event provides a physical platform that’s gradually repositioning fashion as a useful tool for commerce and creativity in Nigeria.


Lagos will play host to the fashion event that features:

LFDW Runway Shows and Presentations featuring new season collections from designers in the African fashion industryLFDW Showrooms featuring fashion products, textiles and accessoriesFashion Focus supported by LFDW Fashion Hub – workshops and master classes that facilitate knowledge transfer, information exchange and networking opportunities across boardFashion Business Series to facilitate conversations with key players from the Nigerian and Pan African fashion industry as a useful tool for exchanging ideas, networking and developing the fashion industry.



Lagos, the LFDW host city is an attraction itself. A metropolitan island that features an interesting mix of people, cultures and is fast becoming the melting pot for business in Africa. Participants, designers and visitors alike can expect a diversified and interactive platform to maximize their exposure within and beyond their industry circle and open gateways for more business opportunities.



SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week is returning for its 6th edition with Heineken as the headline sponsor.
The annual event will feature a four-day line-up consisting of the Fashion Business Series, LFDW X Retail, the #HeinekenLFDW After Party and Africa’s finest fashion design talent.



Date: Runway Shows - Wednesday, October 26- Saturday 29, 2016. | X-Retail – Thursday, October 27 – Saturday 29, 2016 | The Fashion Business Series – Thursday, October 27, 2016 | African Development Bank Presents Fashionomics – Friday, October 28, 2016 | LFDW Presents Fashion Focus Interviews, African Fashion Fund, Edun & Vlisco- Saturday, October 29, 2016. Time: Runway Shows -5:30PM – 10PM | X-Retail – 10:00AM-6PM | The Fashion Business Series -10:30AM – 3PM | African Development Bank Presents Fashionomics -11:00AM | LFDW Presents Fashion Focus Interviews, African Fashion Fund, Edun & Vlisco – 12PM. Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.


PROUD SPONSORS:


- Heineken
- Jumia
- Pal pensions
- Sterling Bank PLC
- FETs wallet
- British Council
- Vlisco
- Maybelline NY



- See flyers & posters for full designer runway show schedule and times.

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