The African Fashion Week Nigeria is around the corner. Though the dates for the 2018 event have not been finalized, there is already an excitement in the air. The annual event has attracted the attention of not just Africans but also of the whole world.
The AFWN, as it is popularly known, has been popular in bringing out the latest trends and designs in the fashion world. The event is aimed at promoting African fashion. It is also doing an excellent service of bringing the designers to the limelight and giving many of them a livelihood.
In addition to the fashion show, there will be meetings between garment manufacturers. This will give an opportunity for the local fashion designers to meet the representatives of the garment industry.
There will also be conferences and seminars. There will be model casting, hair styling, and makeup shows. The event is a total fashion celebration.
When the event was started, it was only aimed at showcasing the talents of Nigerian designers and giving them an opportunity to cash in on their talents. Nigerians have been in the forefront when it comes to garment designing.
Nigerian designs are bold, and they are different from others. Though it is based on African culture and life, the designs have gained the favor of people from all countries. The first AFWN was so successful that the organizers have never looked back after that.
Though initially, only the Nigerian designers had participated, now it has become a stage for all of Africa. The success of Nigeran designers has given a spur to all the other nations to bring their designs and style to the entire world.
Many experts think that the growth of the Nigerian fashion industry could be a way out of the nation’s financial worries. The African fashion industry has grown to a great extent due to this show, and it has helped many designers, who otherwise wouldn’t have had the chance to showcase their talents.
The vibrant colors and designs of Nigeria are having a significant influence on the total fashion industry of the continent. Many designers from different countries of Africa are coming forward with their innovative designs and showing them to the world.
The African Fashion Week Nigeria will continue to help Nigerians and Africans exhibit their skills to the world. The AFWN will have a big influence on the future fashion industry of Africa as a whole.
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