Fashion Galore At GT Bank Fashion Weekend Day 1

The much talked about GT Bank Fashion Weekend happened last Saturday and Sunday 10/100 November 2018, at the GT Centre in Oniru Lekki.

The Day 1, of the #fshnwknd started with Masterclasses, where upcoming fashion designers, stylist, makeup artists etc, were tutored and shown the tricks of the trade by renowned local and international fashion entrepreneurs’. The aim of the fashion week is to showcase the creativity and richness of the Nigerian indigenous entrepreneur, and also give fashion lovers, a chance to buy from vendors at discounted rates.

There was also a huge vendor market, which had over 500 vendors selling an array of goods, ranging from clothes, shoes, bags, makeup, accessories, beauty products, perfumes, lingerie, inter décor, and various food delicacies. Most of the designers and vendors had their pieces designed with Ankara fabrics, showing the flexibility of the local fabric for all things fashion.

Branded chilled water was provided for free by GT Bank as well as some other branded souvenirs.

Of course, the red carpet was filled with stylishly dressed people, who turned up in their numbers and fashionable outfits. Here are some of the street styles WakeUpAfrica’s cameraman captured.

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Then it was time for the runway show at about 7;15pm. The show opened with some dancers, who choreographed Fela’s songs, they literarily lit the stage and when they were done, they got a huge clapping ovation from the already excited audience.

To sustain the tempo, Iteun Bassey opened the show with her fabulous and trendy designs, when her models finished strutting the runway, Ituen got a standing ovation from the audience when she came out to wave.

Next was Sukeina, who showed his very sexy and functional collection, it was very lovely. Romeo Hunte from New York was next, followed by Gozel Green, who as always stunned the audience with his mostly green themed collection. Here are some runway pictures.

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Some celebrities who came for the show include TY Bello, Kunle Afolayan, Naomi Campbell, VP Yemi Osinbajo. Kelechi Amadi-Obi, etc

What do you think of the GT Bank Day 1 #FSHN WKND?

Photo Credit WakeUpAfrica360

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