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ARISE Fashion Week Day One Lineup

ARISE Fashion Week (AFW 2018), the synonym for “Africa Rising”, is back this week from March 30th to April 2nd at the Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly known as the Intercontinental Hotel) to showcase the best and brightest fashion designers from around the world.


The event has also seen internationally acclaimed designers such as Gavin Rajah, Ozwald Boateng, David Tlale, LaQuan Smith, Lanre DaSilva, DEOLA, Jewel By Lisa, Ituen Basi, Odio Mimonet and more fly the African flag.

The AFW runway 2018 event in Lagos will feature over 45 designers from 15 countries (South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal, France, Morocco, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Caribbean and Nigeria).

The first day of the runway shows is set to feature the following designers:

  • Funke Adepoju
  • Clan
  • Vonne Couture
  • Laurence Airline
  • AboutThatCurvyLife Collective
  • Andrea Iyamah
  • Okunoren Twins
  • Thebe Magugu
  • Aurora James
  • Mustafa Hassanali
  • Orapeleng Modutle
  • Ituen Basi
  • Lanre da Silva Ajayi
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