ARISE Fashion Week (AFW) 2018 came to a memorable end after three days of sheer creativity, runway shows and performances, and we are glad to have covered the show from the first day to final day.

Designers that showcased their stunning collections include; Abaya Lagos, About That Curvy Life Collective, Andrea Iyamah, Bridget Awosika, Chularp, COLRS,  Divine Endowment, DZYN, Fashpa, Funke Adepoju, Gavin Rajah, Gozel Green, House of Divas, House of Irawo, House of Nwocha, Ilare, Imad Eduso, Karolyne Ashley, Kenneth Ize, Kimono Kollection, Kluk CGDT, Kola Kuddus, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi, Laurence Airline, Loza Maleombho, Mai Atafo, Maxhosa by Laduma, Maxvive, Moofa, Mustafa Hassanali, Odio Mimonet, Orapeleng Modutle, Ozwald Boateng, Quinteria & George, RE, Rich Minsi, Style Temple, Sunny Rose, Taryor Gabriels, Thebe Magugu, Tiffany Amber, Tokyo James, Tsemaye Binitie, Tzar, Vonne Couture, Washington Roberts, Weiz Dhurm Franklyn, What We Wear By Tinnie Tempah, Yutee Rone and Ziva Lagos.

It was fun to see international supermodels such as Naomi Campbell, Imam Hammamm, Oluchi Orlandi and Joy Okpe walk the runway. The show sparked trending conversations around Africa and we have recounted some fun moments from the event.

See a summary of all the activities from day to three and after party too below:

Day 1:

Naomi Campbell made her first appearance on the runway in a gold ensemble by Lanre Da Silva Ajayi. 


Oluchi Orlandi


Naomi Campbell was spotted again on the runway looking glamorous in KLUK CGDT


Abaya Lagos showcased an Arabian inspired contemporary collection accentuated with sunshades and turbans


Day 2:

Ex-Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate, Leo DaSilva made a surprise appearance on the runway for Kimono Kollection 


British-Nigerian Artiste, Tinnie Tempah launched his new fashion label, ‘What We Wear’ for the first time in Lagos, Nigeria


Oluchi Orlandi


Naomi Campbell


Ozwald Boateng – The Ghanaian-British designer closed the night with a breath-taking presentation on the runway.


Day 3:

Bridget Awosika


Quinteria & George


Mai Atafo



Image Credit: Reze Bona

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