MUSIC MEETS RUNWAY 2012 – A Huge Success: Captivating Performances From D’banj, Wizkid, Iyanya, Naeto C, May D, K Switch, Burna Boy, Ajebutter 22, Taikoon And Efya From Ghana
It was an amazing fuse of music and fashion like never before at the second edition of MUSIC MEETS RUNWAY (MMR), which took place on the 24th of December 2012,at the Convention Centre, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
2012 MMR was more outstanding and hosted by the beautiful Supermodel Millen Magese (Former Miss Tanzania now signed to Ford Models New York) who has been the face of all the MMR campaign images, and “The Entertainer” – D’banj.
Fashion and music lovers were entertained by a selection of the biggest Nigerian artists around; D’banj, Wizkid, Iyanya, Naeto C, May D, K Switch, Burna Boy,Ajebutter 22, Taikoon And Efya From Ghana who all gave performances of a life time with fabulous models strutting to collections of nine of Nigeria’s brightest new talents; Andrea Iyamah, April by Kunbi, David Bowler, Eclectic by Sasha, Eleganteby, TiannahStyling, Kimono Kollection, MOOFA, Nkili, Shakara Couture, Rebahiaand a special collection by headlining fashion icon Lanre Dasilva Ajayi.
Another highlight of the night was the MMR new model competition where mode lnew face Nkem Okorafor was announced the winner. She will go on to become the Model Face of MMR for the next one year and will also participate in a Major International Fashion Week come 2013.
Le Reve Events spearheaded by Jennifer Olize, Producer and Creative Director of MMR aims to promote talents in the Music and Fashion industries by fusing performances by some of the most outstanding artists in the Nigerian Music industry and with a runway showcase featuring some of the most creative designs by up-and-coming designers Nigeria has to offer, from Pret-a-Porter to Couture Fashion.
MMR goes beyond the efforts to support Fashion and Music, it also provides opportunities for philanthropic growth through the Music Meets Runway Foundation, as a percentage of proceeds raised from tables sold at the event will be donated to a chosen charity organizations to encourage young students to followtheir dreams as most of their schools are plagued with infrastructural deficit common to the Nigerian educational system.
For more information visit: www.musicmeetsrunway.comLike on Facebook: MusicmeetsrunwayFollow on Twitter: @MUSICMEETRUNWAYMMR 2012 was supported by:
Le Reve Pieces, Ciroc, Complete Fashion, MUD, OnoBello.com, L’Espace, OzoneCinema, Sweet Sensation, 360 Delivery, 360 Nobs, Afritickets, The BeatFm 99.9,Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, Lo’Lavita Hair, Persnickety Media, Bella Naija and MnetAfricaMagic.