African fashion wows Lagos

Models will be sashaying in Nigeria’s main city for the next few days for Lagos Fashion Week, which opened on Thursday night.

For the first time in eight years, the fashion show has expanded the number of designers from across Africa and will be featuring more than 50 of them.

Image Copyright: BBC
Image Copyright: BBC
Image Copyright: BBC

This year the show is also focusing on a campaign about mental health awareness in Nigeria.

One collection on Thursday, curated by the magazine publisher Betty Irabor, was about showcasing strength and confidence on the runway.

Written By: Princess Abumere

First Published 26.10.18: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world/africa

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