The recently held Fashions Finest Africa Epic Show 2022, was a testament to the abundance of fashion creatives’ in the country. Typically designed to promote emerging fashion designers across the continent, the Epic Show which was held for two days-17th and 18th of June, threw the spotlight on new and emerging entrepreneurs, giving them the opportunity to showcase timeless and ingénue designs on a global scale.
For two days, over 2000 young people from different sectors of the fashion industry, as well as representatives from banking, lifestyle, and e-commerce, gathered at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, to gain knowledge from veterans in the fashion industry, as well as showcase their craft.
The two-day runway show featured amazing designs from numerous designers including Eugene D’Wise from Ghana, LovelabelbyIfe, Cute-Saint, Joseph Ejiro, Afro King and Queen, Deefurse Leatherware, and many others. These Designers sent models down the runway in corporate, smart, casual, daring, and edgy designs made with mostly African fabric with the adire holding sway as one of today’s foremost indigenous fabrics.
As a way of empowering young people who have had an interest in fashion and modeling, three young people went home with 100,000 naira each as winners of the People’s Catwalk Competition.
Here are some sassy pieces from the event.