Lagos Fashion & Design Week (LFDW 2015 Fashion Focus

LFDW-FF-Call2-2LFDW Fashion Focus is identified through its exceptional creative workshops and mentorship capacity building programs, inclusive of professional business development as a tool to facilitate innovation, growth and commerce. Selected finalists will be offered opportunities to participate in targeted workshops and exhibit their collection in front of a select audience at the Heineken Lagos Fashion and Design Week 2015 showcase from October 28th – October 31st, 2015.

This ties in with British Council’s ongoing work to empower creatives through high-quality events and collaborations that link artists and cultural institutions in Nigeria with their counterparts in the UK.

LFDW Fashion Focus – Opportunities

  • Fashion Focus will bring together a range of designers, practitioners and institutions from across Nigeria and the UK to explore new ways of working through a range of workshops and networking sessions which will hold between 2015 and 2016.
  • Presentation at Lagos Fashion and Design Week Scholarship opportunity with Istituto Marangoni
  • LFDW Fashion Focus opportunity with Grey Velvet Nigeria

LFDW Fashion Focus – Eligibility

  • Designers must have a minimum of 2 – 5 years working experience
  • Designers will be required to send moodboards and sketches of their work with samples of finished outfits.
  • Designers must be fully trained or have sufficient knowledge of fashion design
  • Designers must have existing sales point(s) within the Nigerian fashion retail eco system
  • Designers must have existing editorial features in print, online or social media
  • Designers must be capable of developing and presenting their own designs for Lagos Fashion and Design Week

For details on how to apply for LFDW Fashion Focus, please visit

-Heineken LFDW sponsors Maybelline and Fayrouz will lend their continued support to Heineken LFDW as the brands continue to be positioned as stakeholders in Nigeria’s rapidly evolving fashion industry.

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