On Saturday 3rd November 2012, Nigerian design label, Fashion For Life (FFL) held its fashion charity show tagged “The FFL Fashionably Charitable Fashion Show 2012″ at the Events Hall, Terra Kulture, Lagos.
Hosted by Toni Payne and Mr Universe Nigeria, Allen Ukwuru, the event kicked off with the singing of the national anthem by Alula Okposo. After the national anthem, a brief history of Fashion For Life was delivered by Doyin Okubule. Draped in one of the label’s creations, she highlighted FFL’s works over the years.
The fashion event which saw in attendance Lanre Da Silva Ajayi, Seyi Shay, JJC Skillz and Tewa Onasanya, also saw the presentation of FFL’s new pieces. There were entertaining performances by Dhecade, Toba Gold, Gloria Ibru and the G-Notes, Lamboginny, who performed his song, One Minute (Iseju Kan Pere) and Dance queen, Kaffy, who taught guests how to do the Azonto.
Speaking on the event, Lola Adewole Lawson, Creative Director of Fashion For Life said “Through shows like this, I am able to showcase my talent as a designer, while also assisting the less privileged in the society by raising awareness for the Festus Fajemilo Foundation which seeks to help children with Hydrocephalus”. Hydrocephalus is a buildup of fluid inside the skull that leads to brain swelling.
This event was sponsored by Classic Drinks Beverages, Fab Magazine, Home Ecetera, Galaxy TV and L’afrique Restaurant, Bethany Focal Point Solutions, Kalhari Events, Dee Q Make-Up Artists, Barbara 1923, Nigezie, Prime Fashion Style Living, Sound Vision, EHQ Entertainment, City People, Exquisite Magazine, Marketing World, Island Diary and ThisDay.
Make-Up: Damilola Quadri & Barbara Onianwah of Barbara 1923 Make-Up
Producer: Rotimi Adewale