The runway shows of the highly anticipated ARISE Fashion Week kicked off on 31st March 2018 at Lagos Continental Hotel with stunning collections from various designers across Africa. Modest fashion appears to be firmly on the style world’s radar, with an abaya-only show debuting at as Abaya Lagos dazzled guests with Arabian-inspired cosmopolitan designs accentuated with turbans and sunshades.
The Nigerian brand revealed a contemporary twist on traditional Islamic-style staples while championing detailed feminine textiles and maintaining a refined elegance. It was a refreshing change from the typical fashion week trend that regularly sees models take to the runway in risque designs that leave very little to the imagination. Click on the gallery to view the full runway showcase.
ARISE fashion Week