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Countdown to AMFW Lagos: The Full Schedule for the 2012 Arise Magazine Fashion Week (Updated Version)



The 2012 edition of one of Africa’s most buzzed about fashion week – Arise Magazine Fashion Week is kicking off on Thursday 8th March 2012 at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos and it is going to run till Sunday 11th March 2012.

As we all wait to see what the designers scheduled to showcase their pieces bedazzle us with, the organizers have released the full schedule of the entire show as always BN has got all the details.

View the full Schedule below

Thursday 8th March 2012
12 Noon – 4 PM: Press Registration/Ticketing Office Hours
4 PM: Kola Kuddus (Nigeria) | Kaveke (Kenya) | Jini Collections (Nigeria)
5 PM: Femi Handbags (Nigeria) | Toju Foyeh (Nigeria) |  Loza Maléombho (US/Côte d’Ivoire) | Meena (Nigeria) | Re Bahia (UK/Nigeria)
6 PM: Paul Hervé Elisabeth (France/Martinique) | Laquan Smith (US) | Imane Ayissi (France/Cameroon) | Sandra Muendane (Portugal/Mozambique)
7 PM: Taibo Bacar (Mozambique) | David David (UK) | Mai Atafo (Nigeria)
8 PM:  Gavin Rajah (South Africa)
9 PM: Closing Music Acts

Friday 9th March 2012
9 AM – 11 AM: Business of Fashion Seminar
12 Noon – 4 PM: Press Registration/Ticketing Office Hours
4 PM: Davida (Nigeria) | Jil (Ghana) | Poisa (Kenya) | House of Farrah (Nigeria)
5 PM: Christie Brown (Ghana) | Phunk Afrique (Nigeria) | Kezia Frederick (US/St Lucia) | Buki Akib (UK/Nigeria)
6 PM: Madam Wokie (Sierra Leone) | Mustafa Hassanali (Tanzania) | Eki Orleans (UK/Nigeria)
7 PM: Romero Bryan (UK/Jamaica) |  Prey of London (UK) | Sunny Rose (Nigeria/Thailand) | Bridget Awosika (Nigeria)
8 PM: Lanre Da Silva Ajayi (Nigeria) | Amrapali (India)
9 PM: Closing Music Acts

Saturday 10th March 2012
12 Noon:  House of Silk (Nigeria)
1 PM: Maki Oh (Nigeria)
2 PM: Hse of Nwocha (Nigeria) | Adama-Paris (Senegal/France) | Amede (Nigeria)
3 PM: Kiki Kamanu (US/Nigeria) | Karolyne Ashley (US/Bahamas) | Kinabuti (Italy/Nigeria)
4 PM: Ejiro Amos-Tafiri (Nigeria) | Prajje 1983 (US/Haiti) | Clan (Nigeria)
5 PM: Ohema Ohene (UK/Ghana) | Amine Bendriouich Couture & BS (Germany/Morocco) | Zooni (India) | Iconic Invanity (Nigeria)
6 PM: Laurenceairline (France/Côte d’Ivoire) | U.Mi-1 (UK/Nigeria) | Mataano (US/Somalia)
7 PM: Jacob Kimmie (UK/South Africa) | Tsemaye Binitie (UK/Nigeria) | Odio Mimonet (Nigeria)
8 PM: PPQ (UK/South Africa) | Tiffany Amber (Nigeria)
9 PM: Closing Music Acts

Sunday 11th March 2012
2 PM: Kastle Design & Treasure Chest (US/Ghana) | Vonne Couture (Nigeria) | Viv La Resistance (Nigeria)
3 PM: Bestow Elan (UK/Ghana) | Kiki Clothing (Ghana) | Grey (Nigeria)
4 PM: Nkwo (UK/Nigeria) | Gloria Wavamunno (Uganda) | Duaba Serma (Ghana)
5 PM: Koke (Bostwana/India) | Funlayo Déri (UK/Nigeria) | The Vessel. by Lois (US/Jamaica)
6 PM: William Okpo (US/Nigeria) | Telfar (US/Liberia)
7 PM: Petrou\Man (US/Europe) | Jewel by Lisa (Nigeria)
8 PM: Okunoren Twins (Nigeria) | Frank Osodi for Bunor Creazioni (Nigeria) | Kluk CGDT (South Africa) | Ozwald Boateng (UK/Ghana) | Arise Magazine Fashion Awards
10 PM: Closing Music Acts


  1. Personal Shopper

    March 5, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    Whao…Fashion Week in 9ja. Am so proud of my country

  2. Zee

    March 5, 2012 at 2:56 pm

  3. lol

    March 5, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    Uhmmm…now we are talking not parapo fashion designers, quality. 🙂

  4. Francesca

    March 5, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    Can’t wait to see the designs!

  5. Omogidi

    March 5, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    Good stuff……. Good luck to all naija designers!!!

  6. timi

    March 5, 2012 at 4:29 pm

    mai atafo step up your game with David David you are matched with. just saying

  7. BukiOni

    March 5, 2012 at 7:23 pm

  8. madam wokie

    March 5, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    you can win tickets to watch arise fashion week by folling the link below

  9. TessySays

    March 6, 2012 at 5:35 am

    So disorganized! It is just unbelievable. Just hope the visitors don’t see it

  10. Berry Choco-Latté

    March 6, 2012 at 9:05 am

    Ooooooooh I totally want to go! How does one score tickets?

  11. Remie

    March 6, 2012 at 10:32 am

    Yay! Can’t wait. Pls is it free???

    • Sansarai

      March 6, 2012 at 11:43 pm


  12. Jones Osaro

    March 6, 2012 at 3:38 pm

    This is gona be awesome. can’t wait to see the real deal 🙂 dope designs more like. Tinie tempah & Estelle performing too?.. woohoo.. lehgo!!

  13. duo king

    March 19, 2012 at 8:26 pm

    great jobs from you guys but there is something missing . and its the day 6 photos of arise magazine fashion week like the ozward,petrouman,telfer outfits on the runway >>i seen nonn pls i like to see the pictures so i can hype bella naija for real

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