With 77 designers, over 50 models and in excess of 50,000 attendees, including international press and buyers, ARISE Magazine Fashion Week 2012 (AMFW) concluded its second annual fashion week in spectacular style on Sunday night (March 11 2012), on the grounds of the 5-Star Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria.
A standing ovation greeted the British designer Ozwald Boateng as he brought the Fashion Week to its close with his signature presentation of bespoke suits.
After completing a marathon of back-to-back catwalk shows, AMFW’s finale included the much-anticipated ARISE Magazine Fashion Week Awards 2012.
We already have London, New York, Paris and Milan fashion weeks, our AMFW event in Lagos completes the international global fashion week season”, says the event´s organiser.
Chairman/Editor-In-Chief of THISDAY newspaper and founder of ARISE Magazine Nduka Obaigbena concludes, “The time is right for Lagos to become the fifth destination for fashion week.”
Check out our feature here: AMFW – OHEMA OHENE