Lagos fashion week
Istituto Marangoni School of Fashion participated in the Lagos Fashion and Design Week x British Council Fashion Focus, an initiative aimed at supporting the professional development of emerging fashion talents in Nigeria. Two designers were selected from the 15 finalists to receive a scholarship for a short course at the campus in London.
Guaranty Trust Bank Lagos Fashion and Design Week is committed to the promotion of creatives students in the fashion industry, by offering talented designers mentorship, education and a solid commercial platform to achieve their goals. Lagos Fashion and Design Week Fashion Focus is a brand new initiative launched to help Nigeria’s GTBank LFDW in the mission, with a special focus on emerging fashion talents in Africa.
In partnership with Istituto Marangoni Fashion and Design School, and Ghanaian Frallain luxury group Inc., LFDW x BC Fashion Focus offered the 15 finalists participating in the programme – all designers with at least 2-5 years working experience in the industry and sales points within the Nigerian fashion system – opportunities to attend workshops and networking sessions between 2014 and 2015, as well as a chance to present their collections in front of a select audience at the Lagos Fashion and Design Week held from 29th October to 1st November, 2014.