Meet the Designers! ARISE FASHION WEEK 2020 – 30 under 30 designers
By Yemisi Suleiman
Africa’s premier fashion show, ARISE FASHION WEEK, is set to deliver one of its most exciting line-ups to date, with the unveiling of the 30 under 30 fashion designers who will be competing for $500,000 in prize money. The list which includes designers from not only Nigeria but other parts of Africa and Europe, boasts of fresh talent alongside some acclaimed international names in fashion.
Speaking on expectations for this year’s show, Ruth Osime, Co-Producer ARISE FASHION WEEK 2020, said known for breaking records, ARISE FASHION WEEK has raised the ante even further by celebrating a new brand of designers – ‘30 under 30’ with a cash prize of $500,000 to be shared amongst the winners and players. “This is no doubt the first of its kind on the African continent. We look forward to this experience and feel truly honoured to play a role in turning the dreams of some of the designers to reality. ”
The ARISE FASHION WEEK 2020 which promises to be very exciting will hold at Lakowe Beach and Golf Resort, Lagos from the 5-12th December 2020 – with LIVE shows from 9th – 12th December 2020.
In line with COVID-19 safty measures there will be NO AUDIENCE as it is a virtual show which will be broadcast to worldwide viewership on the new ARISEPLAY streaming service and other ARISE and THISDAY platforms.
See list of the selected designers.
DNA BY ICONIC INVANITY
LAGOS SPACE PROGRAMME
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