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Arise Magazine Fashion Week 2012 -Schedule Released

.77 Designers From 6 Continents All In Lagos This March 6 -11 2012

Last year March, we saw 5,000 guests, 51 designers, 81 models, 5 musical acts over three days at the Arise magazine fashion week. This year the magazine’s organisers have announced its return to Lagos this March 2012, only this time it will feature 77 participants from 6 continents-Including designers as far away as India, the Caribbean, USA, Europe, and Africa.

This fashion week extravaganza will run for an extended period of six days from Tuesday 6th of March to Sunday 11th march 2012 in three tents on the grounds of the luxurious 5-star federal Palace hotel, Lagos, Nigeria.

The magazine’s most recent show at the Mercedes-Benz New York fashion week, Made In Africa (15th September 2011) at the Avery Fisher hall, New York, received huge acclaims from the media including this quote from London’s Daily mail:

“It was a triumphant show for Ms Dasilva-Ajayi and the African fashion set also including jewel by Lisa,Asibelua, Bunmi Koko, TsemayeBinitie, Pierre-AnotioneVettorello and Kluk CGDT. They threw the cat amongst the pigeons of New york high fashion with eclectic mix of bright colors, eye-catching designs and bucket-loads of African attitude.”

.List of designers:

TUESDAY MARCH 6
12:00-16:00 PRESS REGISTRATION/TICKETING OFFICE HOURS

16:00 LIGHTING OF THE FASHION TOURCH

17:00 BUSINESS OF FASHION SEMINAR- AFRICA

18:00 VIP COCKTAIL RECEPTION (Invitation Only)

20:00 KLUK CGDT (South Africa)

21:00 Closing music acts


WEDNESDAY MARCH 7

12:00-16:00 PRESS REGISTRATION/TICKETING OFFICE HOURS

16:00 PHUNK AFRIQUE (Nigeria)/ POISA (Kenya)/ HOUSE OF NWOCHA (Nigeria)

17:00 MEENA (Nigeria) Mustafa Hassanali (Tanzania)/ AMEDE (Nigeria)

18:00 MAKI OH (Nigeria) LAURENCE AIRLINE (France/Cote d’Ivoire)

19:00 BRIDGET AWOSIKA (Nigeria)/ ROMERO BRYAN (UK/ Jamaica)

20:00 FRANK OSHODI FOR BUNOR CREAZIONI (Nigeria)/ IMENE AYISSI (France/ Cameroon)

21:00 Closing music acts

THURSDAY MARCH 8
12:00-16:00 PRESS REGISTRATION/TICKETING OFFICE HOURS

16:00 HOUSE OF DIVAS (Nigeria)/ KEVEKE (Kenya)/ KOLA KUDDUS (NIGERIA)

17:00 TOJU FOYE (Nigeria)/ ADAMA-PARIS (Senegal/France)/ RE BAHIA (Nigeria)

18:00 TSEMAYE BINITIE (UK/Nigeria)/JACOB KIMMIE (UK/South Africa)/ LAQUAN SMITH (US)

19:00 DAVID DAVID (UK)/ MAI ATAFO (Nigeria)

20:00 OKUNOREN TWINS (Nigeria)/ GAVIN RAJAH (South Africa)

21:00 Closing music acts

FRIDAY MARCH 9
12:00-16:00 PRESS REGISTRATION/TICKETING OFFICE HOURS

16:00 DAVIDA (Nigeria)/ JIL (Ghana)/ HOUSE OF FARRAH (NIGERIA)

17:00 CHRISTIE BROWN (Ghana)/ KEZIA FREDERICK (UK/St Lucia)/ BUKI AKIB (UK/Nigeria)

18:00 MADAM WOKIE (Sierra Leone) PAUL HERVE ELISABETH (France/Martinique)

19:00 PREY OF LONDON (UK)/ ODIO MIMONET (Nigeria)

20:00 SUNNY ROSE (Nigeria/Thailand)/ AMRAPALI (India)

21:00 Closing music acts

SATURDAY MARCH 10

14:00 HOUSE OF SILK (Nigeria)/ EJIRO AMOS TAFIRI (Nigeria)/ TAIBO BACAR (Mozambique)

15:00 CLAN (Nigera)/ PRAJJE JEAN- BAPTISTE (US/Haiti)/ LOZA MALEOMBHO (US/ Cote d’Ivoire)

16:00 KIKI KAMANU (US/Nigeria/ KAROLYNE ASHLEY (US/Bahamas)/ KINABUTI (Italy/Nigeria)

17:00 ICONIC INVANITY (Nigeria)/OHEMA OHENE (UK/Ghana)/ AMINE BENDRIOUICH COUTURE& RS (Germany / Morocco)

18:00 SANDRA MUENDANE (Portugal/Mozambique)/ U.MI-1 (UK/Nigeria)/MATAANO (US/Somalia)

19:00 EKI ORLEANS (UK/ Nigeria)/ MELISSA ODABASH (UK/US)/ ZOONI (India)

20:00 PETROU MAN (US/Europe)/ TIFFANY AMBER (Nigeria)

21:00 Closing music acts

SUNDAY MARCH 11

14:00 KASTLE DESIGN & TREASURE CHEST (US/Ghana)/ VONNE COUTURE (France/Nigeria)/ VIV LA RESISTANCE (Nigeria)

15:00 BESTOW ELAN (UN/Ghana) NKWO (UK/ Nigeria)/ DUABA SERWA (Ghana)

16:00 GREY (Nigeria)/ KIKI CLOTHING (Ghana)/ GLORIA WAVAMUNNO (Uganda)

17:00 KOKE (Botswana/India) FUNLAYO DERI (UK/Nigeria) THE VESSEL BY LOIS (US/Jamaica)

18:00 WILLIAM OKPO (US/Nigeria)/ TELFAR (US/Liberia)

19:00 JEWEL BY LISA (Nigeria)/PPQ (UK/South Africa)

20:00 OZWALD BOATENG (UK/Ghana) /ARISE MAGAZINE AWARDS

22:00 Closing music acts

VENUE KEY
ORANGE- GTBank tent
GREY- Arise magazine tent
GREEN- Ticket office

PLEASE NOTE:
A DATE AND TIME WILL BE CONFIRMED FOR LANRE DA SILVA AJAYI (NIGERIA).
THIS IS A TENTATIVE SCHEDULE AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGES, WE WILL UPDATE YOU AS THEY OCCUR.