Arise Fashion Week 2020 Unveils ‘30 under 30’ Designers Vying for $500,000

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Africa’s premier fashion show, ARISE Fashion Week,  has unveiled the 30 under 30 fashion designers who will be competing for $500,000 in prize money.

The fashion show, which is set to deliver one of its most exciting line-ups to date, has a list of designers from Nigeria, other parts of Africa and Europe.

The list boasts fresh talent alongside some acclaimed international names in fashion.

The event holds at Lakowe Beach and Golf Resort, Lagos from December 5 to 12, with Live shows from December 9 to 12.

There will however be no audience as it’s a virtual show which will be broadcast to worldwide audience on the new ARISEPLAY streaming service and other ARISE/THISDAY platforms.

”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.” Ruth Osime, Co-Producer ARISE Fashion Week 2020, said.

“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,” Osime added.

On the list of the 30 selected designers drawn from across the world in alphabetical order are: BIBI, BLOKE, BOYEDOE, CLAN, COLRS, DNA BY ICONIC INVANITY, ELFREDA DALI, FRUCHE, GETO, ILHAM.G_NG, JAWARA ALLEYNE, KENNETH IZE, KIKO ROMEO, LADUNNI LAMBO and LAGOS SPACE PROGRAMME.

Others are MAZELLE STUDIO, MOON BY ME, MMUSO MASWELL, MUYISHIME, ONALAJA, PEPPER ROW, RE LAGOS, T.I. NATHAN, TJWHO, TZAR STUDIOS, VICNATE, WEIZ DHURM FRANKLYN, WUMAN, and ZIVA LAGOS.

For more information and enquiries, log on to www.arisefashionweek.world and follow on Instagram: @arisefashionweek and @thisdaystyle

You can also contact Konye Nwabogor , Editor thisdaystyle.ng at konye.nwabogor@thisdaylive.com; Bolaji Animashuan, Line Producer, ARISE Fashion Week at bolaji@arisefashionweek.world and Sakina Renneye, Line Producer, ARISE PLAY at sakina@arisefashionweek.world