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Monday, 30 June 2014

African Event: Nigeria To Host Africa Fashion Summit

By Stella WaAfrika



Nigeria will host the Africa Fashion Summit endorsed by the African Union, from 2-5 July 2014 in Abuja. The announcement comes after Nigeria won the bid by the World Fashion Organisation ahead of Kenya, Ivory Coast South Africa, Senegal and Uganda.

The theme for this year's summit is, 'Africa is the new inspiration of global capital'. So far, twenty five (25) countries have confirmed participation and one top designer will be chosen to represent each participating country.
The event will be attended by 30 fashion journalists from 17 countries with judges from Italy, Canada and South Africa.

As a member of the World Fashion Organisation, Nigeria as the host will have the opportunity to establish a garment industry in addition to a University of Fashion Nigeria.

The Africa Fashion Summit will include fashion shows and an exhibition for fashion designers and accessory producers from all over the African continent.



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Stella is the founder of WaAfrikaOnline.  A Pan-African at heart, passionate about Africa, human rights, women empowerment and girl child education. She's also into broadcasting. 
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