AFWN 2016 Grand Finale

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AFW Logo from Day 3, July 3, of AFWN 2016. Photo; author provided.

The AFWN 2016 came to a close in style, as fashion stakeholders and enthusiasts thronged the red carpet.

The gala award night was hosted by Kaylah Oniwo and Layole Oyatogun while Derele Edun and Amira Ibrahim – Alfa were on duty as the red carpet host.

Notable designers as well as aspiring ones showcased their works. Featured designers included: Ade Bakare Couture London, Afrik Abaya, Agatha Moreno, Apex Clothings, Bello Edu, Bankole – Thomas, Asake Oge, Colors of Cue, Coz Designs, Beryl Qoutore, Cynthia and Angel, H.O.T by Yemi Alade, Yomi Casuals, Vivian Bennet, Victoria Grace, TUBO, Veba Textile Mills, Trish O Couture, Tasha Gillies, T.i.r Fashion, Somandra stitches, Signature secrets among others.

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African Designer Mall had there fashion wear on display at AFWN 2016 in a unique fashion showing. Photo; author provided.

Online outlet malls also displayed different designer outfits. During a chat with one of the representatives of African Designers Mall, he explained that they source attires and designs from different designers. He said “What we do is provide a global platform for designers to showcase their works.” Other featured outlets malls are MallforAfrica and DressMe outlets.