Worldwide supermodel Naomi Campbell was among the many fashions on the catwalk at Come up Vogue Week in Nigeria.
She was serving to to showcase the expertise and newest creations from African designers.
The high-profile occasion, which ran from 2-4 February in Lagos, kicked off the continent’s 2023 trend season.
Among the many creations being proven on the excessive profile occasion was clothes from the Éki Kéré assortment.
Abasiekeme Ukanireh is the artistic director on the trend model and stated: “The gathering I am showcasing as we speak is my take sooner or later, or like within the subsequent 100 years.
“So, with all this environmental disaster we’re experiencing as we speak, we’re solely speaking about what is going on as we speak and what may occur in a few years, however then we aren’t actually what might be going to occur within the subsequent 100 years.”
The designers and trend homes introduced their newest collections to a various viewers of business professionals, consumers, journalists, and most people.
Pleasure Ijeoma Meribe is a Milan-based designer initially from Nigeria and defined how thee creations are a mix of influences.
“I see my fashion as Afropolitan, a combination of Afro, which is my cultural heritage, and metropolitan, which is mainstream. So, it’s only a fusion of the 2, of Afro and mainstream,” she stated.
The occasion started initially as a music and trend pageant, organised by Nigeria’s ThisDay Media Group.
Senegalese designer, Mokodu Fall, believes there’s a lot to rejoice about trend in Africa.
“The message for my Come up trend week 2023 in Lagos is to indicate the attractive Africa, the attractive Africa you don’t see all all over the world,” he stated.
“As a result of , I journey loads all all over the world, however the factor I see in Africa generally is at all times consuming, or one thing , poor-poverty, or one thing you don’t perceive, and with trend it’s potential to indicate the world [that] Africa is gorgeous.”
The occasion has turn into a spotlight of the worldwide trend calendar, celebrating tradition and elegance from throughout Africa.
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