By Eromosele Patrick Eidusi
With few days to the Lagos Bridal Fashion Week, #LBFW held a press cocktail on the 26th of April 2018, at Temple Muse Victoria Island, Lagos. In attendance were industry experts and press for the special cocktail party.
Lagos Bridal Fashion week is an event founded by the Call Her Classic Fashion Agency. The initiative was established to promote the Nigerian Bridal Fashion industry throughout the African continent and beyond.
To kick off the event, Ayomide, Founder of the Call Her Classic and Lagos Bridal Fashion week said,
“We are extremely excited to bring to you Lagos Bridal Fashion Week, Nigeria’s First Bridal Fashion Week which outs us on the map amongst other renowned Bridal Fashion Weeks in the world including London, Barcelona and New York. We can all agree that there is a growing demand and patronage for home grown wedding/bridal brands. We have decided to use this opportunity to support the local businesses by offering them exposure to brides not only in Nigeria but around Africa. We are also giving other African designers access to a new market Nigerian brides.”
Stephanie Omenia, #LBFW project Manager, talked through the three-day experience which will feature a curated list of Pan-African bridal designers for the daily runway shows. Masterclasses by renowned wedding industry leaders and the LBFW bridal Boutique.
Nwamaka Onyemelukwe, public Affairs and Communications Manager, coca cola west expressed that Coca Cola is proud to be one of the sponsors at Lagos Bridal Fashion Week. She mentioned the fact that Coca Cola is always willing to support female owned businesses as women are at the center of their success as a world-class business.
The official Make up sponsor, BLK/OPL Nigeria, one of the world’s leading makeup brands mentioned that makeup is essential to every bride and this is why they have decided to partner with LBFW.
“When you think bridal, you think makeup. We are excited to be supporting the first ever Bridal Fashion Week here in Nigeria.” Remarked Tolani Aremu, BLK/OPL Nigeria Brand Ambassador.
Other Key speakers at #LBFW press cocktail were, Marketing Director Kuddy Cosmetics Abdul Fashola and creative Designer of Elizabeth and Lace Bridal, Idu Onumonu who also expressed their excitement in being a part of LFBW 2018.
#LBFW will run from the 4th to the 6th of May at federal Palace, Victoria Island, and Lagos.
See pictures from the event in the slides above
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