Gtbank Fashion Weekend To Showcase Africa’sfinest
FASHION lovers all over the world can once again look forward to the 2nd edition of the Gtbank Fashion weekend set to hold on the 11th and 12th of November, 2017. According to organisers, the event will treat attendees to an enthralling journey across a wide variety of Africa’s finest styles and trends whilst offering small businesses in the Nigerian Fashion Industry a free and vibrant platform to connect with a wider segment of their consumers, as well as experts in their industry.
Commenting on the 2017 Gtbank Fashion Weekend, Mr Segun Agbaje, the Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank explained the vision behind the event as an “initiative that is unlocking growth opportunities for small businesses and putting African fashion on a global pedestal. The 2017 Gtbank Fashion Weekend will not only give visibility to the amazing talents and entrepreneurial drive of our people at home, it will also connect them sell and connect with consumers, with fashion leaders abroad, in as well as discover new markets. order to build local capacity and This year’s Fashion Master Classes expertise across the entire Fashion will feature global fashion experts Value Chain.” such as reality TV personality and
The Gtbank Fashion weekend is runway coach J Alexander, best a free business platform that was known for his work on America’s created by Guaranty Trust Bank plc, Next Top Model, to renowned fashas part of its efforts to showcase the ion entrepreneur and celebrity stylbest of Africa’s Fashion to a global ist, June Ambrose to award audience whilst promoting the efwinning fashion designer, fervescent enterprise of the contiGiles Deacon. nent’s growing fashion industry. Other fashion and global media
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The retail exhibition gave the over Danessa Myricks; and Fashion Edi90 Small Businesses that particitor & Style Consultant, Shiona pated the opportunity to exhibit, Turini.