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ARISE Fashion Week Talks: Naomi Campbell, Andre Leon Talley, Liya Kebede, Lola Ogunnaike, Reni Folawiyo | April 19th – 20st

The fifth season of ARISE Fashion Week will commence with The ARISE Talks at The Lagos Continental Hotel on Friday, 19th April and Saturday, 20th April. The talks will host a panel of experts and designers as they give the audience an insight into the African fashion industry.

 

2019 ARISE Fashion Week

 

Take a look at the schedule for the ARISE Talks.

 

Day 1

ARISE Talks 1 – The Business of Fashion: Exploring all facets of the emerging markets in Africa

Host: Lola Ogunnaike, Journalist

Panellists

  • Barbara James, Founder and CEO Henshaw Capital Partner
  • Reni Folawiyo, CEO Alara
  • Funsho Olusanya, ED FSDH
  • Naomi Campbell, supermodel and activist

 

ARISE Talks 2 – From Retail to Expert: Building a sustainable market

Host: Segun Awolowo, CEO Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC)

Panellists

  • Okechukwu Enelama, Minister of Trade and Investment
  • Barbara Barungi, MD Imara Africa Consulting
  • Ituen Bassey, CEO Ituen Basi

 

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Day 2

ARISE Talks – The Essence of Design and Textiles: The Preservation, Protection and Advancement of the Craftmanship

Host: Olivia Singer, Executive Fashion News Editor of British Vogue

Panellists

  • Niyi Okuboyejo, Designer Post Imperial
  • Eniola Dawodu, Costume Designer
  • Adeola Bali, MD Garment Care
  • Liya Kebede, Model and activist

 

In Conversation with Andre Leon Talley, Former American editor-at-large of Vogue Magazine

Film screening: Documentary on Andre Leon Talley.

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