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LFDW Unveils New Theme- Africa: Shaping Fashion’s Future

By Beatrice Porbeni 11 July 2017   |   8:28 am

Lagos – Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week will open from the 25th – 28th October 2017 with Runway Shows, Fashion Business Series, Fashion Installations and the #HeinekenLFDW After Party.

The annual event returns for its 7th edition tagged, “Africa: Shaping Fashion’s Future”. The interconnection between traditional African heritage and its re-interpretation into contemporary fashion in defining African fashion as we know it today has been established.

#HeinekenLFDW this season kicks-off with the Fashion Focus Tour and HLFDW Fashion Focus Scouting. Fashion Focus will commence this season by hosting a series of informative talks facilitated by established creatives across Lagos, Enugu, Port Harcourt and Abuja. Targeted at aspiring fashion entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 – 35.

The seminars, themed – “From Passion to Profit” feature carefully curated talks targeted at opening up the minds of creatives to explore different, and sometimes alternative, ways of making their careers profitable.

Based on the success of the 2016 – 2017 Fashion Focus programme, HLFDW Fashion Focus scouting will be selecting 5 Fashion Focus candidates.

 

 


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