Historical past Of LFDW
Based by Omoyemi Akerele in 2011, LFDW runs a 4 day schedule that includes a choose listing of gifted up and coming designers and style entrepreneurs.Partnered with the British Style Council, the present has been instrumental in elevating the profile of the Nigerian style business, and has drawn worldwide consideration and acclaim from journalists comparable to Suzy Menkes and Cristina Manfredi, in addition to attracting a number of worldwide consumers.
Lagos, the LFDW host metropolis is an attraction itself. A metropolitan island that options an fascinating combine of individuals, cultures and is quick turning into the melting pot for enterprise in Africa. Individuals, designers and guests alike can anticipate a diversified and interactive platform to maximise their publicity inside and past their business circle and open gateways for extra enterprise alternatives.
Operations and Options
The four-days style platform options the next occasions:
1. GTBank LFDW Runway Exhibits and Shows that includes new season collections from designers within the African trend business.
2. GTBank LFDW Showrooms that includes trend merchandise, textiles and equipment.
three. LFDW Trend Focus supported by LFDW Trend Hub – workshops and grasp courses that facilitate information switch, info trade and networking alternatives throughout board
four. LFDW Trend Enterprise Collection to facilitate conversations with key gamers from the Nigerian and Pan African style business as a useful gizmo for exchanging concepts, networking and creating the style business.
THE SPONSORS OF THE LFDW
Warranty Belief Financial institution
Lagos Trend and Design Week 2016 is powered by Warranty Belief Financial institution plc with the purpose to additional promote the multi day premiere style occasion which is a serious driver for the Nigerian trend business.
Warranty Belief Financial institution plc is likely one of the few Nigerian monetary establishments that keep an outlined Company Social Duty (CSR) technique with measureable influence in all areas the place it has a enterprise footprint. The Financial institution actively helps programmes throughout Africa that positively impacts Youngster Healthcare, Schooling, the Artwork, Sports activities, Group Improvement and Environmental Sustainability.
Its most up-to-date tasks in Artwork embrace the sponsorship of the acquisition of African Artwork works by the legendary Meshac Gaba titled; “Museum of Modern African Artwork” in a 12-room set up on the Tate Trendy Gallery in London. The idea explored by the Artist seeks to blur the boundaries between artwork and on a regular basis life with using work, sculptures and drawings. The ensuing twelve rooms represent a ‘museum inside a museum’, combining the aesthetics of the artwork gallery with that of a West African market place. The Financial institution additionally just lately supported the African Metropolis brief movie venture which seeks to discover and promote African brief movies and filmmakers from totally different capitals of the continent throughout key platforms. A few of the movies can be screened on the Toronto nternational movie pageant in September 2016.
Warranty Belief Financial institution plc was established in 1990 and has inside the final 22 years come to be acknowledged as some of the revolutionary and repair targeted banks within the Nigerian monetary market area. The Financial institution operates over 200 branches in Nigeria and has banking subsidiaries in Cote D’Ivoire, the Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and the UK.
MTN Nigeria, the nation’s main telecommunications supplier, is sponsoring Lagos Trend and Design Week for the third consecutive yr.
Because the Nigerian trend business continues to develop, MTN is dedicated to aiding within the improvement of expertise within the nation.
Like several multi-billion greenback business, trend is in want of a strong software of communication. MTN continues its legacy of blazing the path when it comes to its involvement within the improvement of Nigeria’s financial system and its dedication to African arts.
By enriching the lives of her clients, by way of thrilling and interesting platforms like Lagos Style and Design Week, MTN is delivering on her model promise.
The British Council, has all the time been devoted to sharing the UK’s most engaging belongings with different nations and offering a studying expertise for individuals within the arts sector so it’s proud to be a sponsor for the third yr of Lagos Style and Design Week.
Aiding within the improvement of younger expertise in Nigeria with their Younger Artistic Entrepreneur of the Yr Award (Trend) and Younger Designer of the Yr Award, the British Council is dedicated to selling entrepreneurship and creativity within the Nigerian Style Business.
From a small, household-owned enterprise began in 1914 to the primary make up model on the planet, Maybelline New York takes tendencies from the catwalk to the sidewalk, empowering ladies to make a press release, discover new appears, and flaunt their very own creativity and individuality.
Impressed by assured, completed ladies, Maybelline New York provides you scientifically-superior formulation, revolutionary textures and up-to-the minute, trendsetting shades effortlessly, affordably, superbly.
Out there in over 129 nations, Maybelline is Make up sponsor to thirteen Trend Weeks the world over together with Mercedes Benz Style Week New York and provides a 14th this yr with Gtbank Lagos Trend and Design Week.
Perhaps she’s born with it. Perhaps it’s Maybelline.
Different Sponsors embrace:
Wings: The Inflight Journal of Arik Air
Haute Style Africa: Haute Trend Africa is an internet site that options the works of African designers.
Frallain, Inc: A luxurious firm that includes of established African premium and luxurious manufacturers within the classes of Trend and Leather-based items, Equipment, Wines & Spirits and different specialty merchandise.