Nigerian Fashion takes centre stage @ the World Expo, Dubai.
Africa’s most anticipated fashion event, Arise Fashion Week, is back on the runway and this time in Dubai.
In collaboration with the Nigerian Pavilion at Expo2020 Dubai and the Federal Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment, the event set for December 3, 2021, would showcase the best of Nigerian fashion designers and music. Grammy-award winning singer, Wizkid and one of the next generation leading pop stars, Rema, would provide musical entertainment. It would be a grand event with top dignitaries from the Nigerian and Dubai government, respectively. Also attending is a long-term partner of Arise Fashion Week, Naomi Campbell, alongside other global celebrities.
This is Arise Fashion Week’s first live show since the pandemic. Last year, the event, which was virtual, was televised and streamed on all ARISE/THISDAY platforms. In a twist from the norm, it was a competition that showcased 30 designers under 30
Since its inception, Arise Fashion Week has been promoting and celebrating the next generation of Nigerian and African fashion designers and preparing them for global dominance.
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