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2011 MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week & Awards












What is LFDW???
MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week aims to be a premiere fashion event which will bring together media, industry, buyers and consumers to view the current collections of designers in the fashion capital of Lagos, Nigeria. The platform aims to
cut across geographic and culture barriers and position itself as a business of fashion and design event targeted at showcasing the best of the fashion and design industry, drive the Nigerian fashion economy and ultimately uplift its profile within the industry.

As title sponsors, MTN strives to enrich lives as they have dedicatedly done in the last 10 years in Nigeria, using telecommunications as a medium for communicating fashion and design in Nigeria.

MTN in conjunction with Style House, will launch the first ever MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW) on October 26th 2011 in Lagos, Nigeria. The 4-day event will see the Eko Hotel Expo Centre transformed into a hub for the brightest stars in Nigerian fashion and design, until October 29th 2011.
The MTN LFDW is a bold advance for the Nigerian fashion industry in its strive for global recognition. By providing a world-class platform for designers to showcase their work to their target audience, the MTN LFDW aims to promote the business of fashion in Nigeria and to nurture emerging talent.
The 4-day event will showcase the best in Nigeria fashion and design, with design exhibitions and installations running during the daytime, and runway shows in the evening.


The Designers includes 

  • Jewel by Lisa
  • Odio Mimonet
  • Lanre Da Silva-Ajayi
  • Ituen Basi
  • Exclamations Couture
  • Gozi
  • Maki Oh
  • Grey
  • Bridget Awosika
  • Kelechi Odu
  • Okunoren Twins
  • Anita Quansah
  • Sunny Rose
  • Nkwo
…and many more, will show their new season’s Collections at the MTN LFDW during the evening.

Lined up Events
  • Workshops
  • After Parties
  • Installations
  • Exhibitions
  • Runway Shows
  • MTN British Council LFDA Awards 

Meet The Sponsors

MTN – HEADLINE SPONSOR

MTN Nigeria, being Nigeria’s leading telecommunications provider, is the headline sponsor of Lagos Fashion and Design Week, thus harnessing their position in the Industry as leaders. This will be the first of its kind in an industry that is gradually being dominated by individuals and organisations who have realised that fashion is a multi billion dollar industry that needs a powerful tool of communication.

MTN is not only in the business of selling airtime rather the business is committed to delivering her brand promise by enriching the lives of her customers via exciting and engaging platforms that connect with the passions of her customers. Fashion in Nigeria is a growing industry and there is a need to develop young talents who are vital in the development of Nigeria’s economy.

BRITISH COUNCIL  – ASSOCIATE SPONSOR

As part of The British Council’s aim of providing a learning experience and capacity building for people in the arts sector, The Council is upporting MTN’s need to develop young talents with their Young Creative Entrepreneur  of the year award (Fashion) and Young Designer of the year Award to promote entrepreneurship and creativity in the Fashion Industry in Nigeria. The Council is also interested in providing opportunities for professional development in the Nigerian Fashion Industry as a whole.

BLACKBERRY - OFFICIAL TECHNOLOGY SPONSOR

Research In Motion (RIM), the company behind the BlackBerry® solution, is MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week’s Technology sponsor.

The company believes that such events play an invaluable role in encouraging and developing excellence in the African Fashion industry. Many Africans are entering the world of digital communications, thanks to mobile connectivity. The BlackBerry solution has opened up new possibilities for consumers and small businesses by giving them access to instant messaging, mobile banking, email, media downloads and many other powerful applications to communicate fashion trends.

RIM is a leading designer, manufacturer and maker of innovative solutions. BlackBerry smartphones are stylish devices, using cutting edge technology and smart features that promise to put consumers at the forefront of technological innovation. Today, BlackBerry products and services are used by millions of customers around the world to stay connected to the people and content that matter most throughout their day.

MEDICI – HOSPITALITY SPONSOR

Exclusive restaurant located in the heart of Victoria Island in Lagos.

HOUSE OF TARA - MAKE UP AND BEAUTY

House of Tara International is a beauty/skin care consulting firm that desires to become a household name primarily amongst Nigerian females and thereafter West African females. It is also involved in raising young entrepreneurs in the beauty
industry otherwise referred to as beauty care representatives.

House of Tara is proud to support Lagos Fashion and Design Wee, a platform which we believe will further endorse our comittment to empowering young entrepreneurs in the Nigerian fashion and beauty industry.

SLEEK HAIR – HAIR=Sleek is a trusted brand synonymous with hair fashion.
SPICE TV – MEDIA PARTNER
BEAT FM  – MEDIA PARTNER
MOET CHANDON – PREMIUM HOSPITALITY PARTNER
VEUVE CLICQUOT – PREMIUM HOSPITALITY PARTNER
PORSCHE – LOGISTICS PARTNER

Sponsorship Enquiries – email admin@lagosfashionanddesignweek.com
Marketing Enquiries – email marketing@lagosfashionanddesignweek.com

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