ARISE Magazine, Africa’s first global style and culture magazine, has released the updated schedule for the ARISE Magazine Fashion Week 2011 which will take place in the tents at the luxury Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, from Thursday 10th March to Sunday 13th March 2011.
The much-anticipated line-up of 50 international fashion designers will showcase their latest designs over three days. The designers selected to participate are:
Alexander Amosu, Amine Bendriouich Couture and BS, Autumn Adeigbo, Angelo Van Mol, B-Side by Wale Adeyemi, Bestow Elan, Black Coffee, Bridget Awosika, Buki Akib, Bunmi Koko, Chichia, Christie Brown, Deola Sagoe, Ejiro Amos Tafiri, Eki Orleans, Eredappa, Gavin Rajah (SA), Gert-Johan Coetzee, Grey, House of Farrah, House of Nwocha, Ituen Basi, Jewel by Lisa, JIL, Jo Black Craze, Kastle Designs & Treasure Chest, KemKemStudio, Kiki Kamanu, Klûk CGDT, Korto Momolu, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi , LaQuan Smith, Lola Faturoti, Madam Wokie’s Couture, Maki Oh, Mataano, Mustafa Hassanali, Nikki Khiran Couture, NKWO, Odio Mimonet, Okunoren Twins, Pierre-Antoine Vettorello, Re Bahia, Samantha Cole, Tiffany Amber, Toju Foyeh, Tsemaye Binitie, Viv La Resistance, Vonne, Xuly.Bët, Zedeye.
The four-day event is already attracting international television attention because of the biggest line-up of international designers the continent has ever seen. In addition to this, ARISE Magazine Fashion Week have also announced that each of the day’s event will close with a star-studded closing musical act. The artistes confirmed include Naeto C, Darey Art-Alade, Grammy Award-winning singer Estelle and to close the ARISE Magazine Fashion Week Awards on Sunday 13 March 2011, will be Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu – better known as the two-time BRIT Award-winning artist: Tinie Tempah.
It will be a fitting end to the traditional fashion season after Paris Fashion Week and complete the international global fashion week season.