As ARISE Magazine Fashion Week 2012 approaches, our anticipation is gradually coming to an end! For a show that resonates in fashion circles worldwide, so much is expected from the Production Team. From available sources, the list of designers is out and they will come from countries like: Belgium, Cameroun, Germany, India, Martinique, Nigeria, Portugal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, UK and USA to mention but a few.
Designers expected at AMFW 2012
Tiffany Amber (Nigeria), Mai Atafo (Nigeria), Mataano (USA/Somalia), Meena (Nigeria), Mustafa Hassanali (Tanzania), NKWO (UK/Nigeria), Osman (UK), Paul Hervé ELISABETH (Martinique), Poisa (Kenya), Re Bahia (UK/Nigeria), Amine Bendriouich Couture and BS (Germany/Morocco), Gavin Rajah (South Africa), Gloria Wavamuno (Uganda), HOUSE of DIVAS (Nigeria), House of Farrah (Nigeria), House of Nwocha (Nigeria), ICONIC INVANITY (Nigeria), Imane Ayissi (France/Cameroon), Kezia Frederick (UK/St.Lucia), Kiki Clothing (Ghana), Kinabuti (Italy), Klûk-CGDT (South Africa), Korto Momolu (USA/Liberia), Lanre Da Silva Ajayi (Nigeria), LaQuan Smith (USA), Adama-Paris (Senegal/France), Laurenceairline (France/Ivory Coast), Madam Wokie’s Couture (Sierra Leone), Sandra Kennedy (Jamaica), Maki-Oh (Nigeria), Zekaryas Solomon (Eritrea/UK), Sandra Muendane (Mozambique/Portugal), Sunny Rose (Nigeria/UK), Taibo Bacar (Mozambique), Bridget Awosika (Nigeria), The Vessel By Lois (USA/Jamaica), Timo Welland (USA/South Africa), Tsemaye Binitie (UK/Nigeria), U.Mi-1 (UK/Nigeria), Viv La Resistance (Nigeria), Amrapali (India), Angelo Van Mol (Belgium/Ghana), Be-Grey (Nigeria), Bestow Elan (UK/Ghana), Jacob Kimmie (UK/South Africa), Jewel by Lisa (Nigeria), Kastle Designs & Treasure Chest (USA/Ghana), Kaveke (Kenya/UK), Kevan Hall (USA), Odio Mimonet (Nigeria), Okunoren Twins (Nigeria), Buki Akib (UK/Nigeria), CHICHIA (UK/Tanzania), Christie Brown (Ghana), CLAN (Nigeria), David David London (UK), Davida (Nigeria), Duaba Serwa (Ghana), Ejiro Amos Tafiri (Nigeria), Eki Orleans (UK/Nigeria), Frank Osodi (Nigeria), Funlayo Déri (UK/Nigeria), William Okpo (USA/Nigeria), Virgos Lounge (UK/Nigeria), Koke (Botswana/India) and Loza Maléomsho (Ivory Coast).
The AMFW 2012 is slated to hold at the prestigious Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria from March 6th – 11th and will have New York-based producer, Kevin Krier & Associates and UK-based Inca Productions as its producers. My expectations for this Show are very high! I’ll be looking forward to spot garbs in yellow, sheer, tulle, taffeta, chiffon and ankara amongst others. Well, this all boils down to the Designers though!