AMVCA’s Design For The Stars
The first-ever AMVCA Runway Show: Design For The Stars, marked the second event of the 8-day line-up of activities to celebrate the eighth edition of the Africa Movies Viewers’ Choice Awards this year. The show saw nine budding designers who were coached for two weeks by some of Nigeria’s finest designers; Lanre Da Silva Ajayi of LDA, Ohimai Atafo of ATAFO, and Bayo Oke Lawal of Orange Culture showcase their designs to fashion enthusiasts last weekend. Three of them -Obinna Omeruo, Felix Asuquo, and Sophie Chamberlain emerged winners of the competition and were awarded five million naira each. They also designed a Pepsi collection that day, and for this, the brand awarded them an extra one million naira, bringing their winnings to six million each.
Other highlights of the evening included Lush Hair models strutting the runway with their unique and show-stopping hairstyles. Award-winning Afropop singer, Yemi Alade and popular media personality, Denrele Edun who are both Lush Hair ambassadors, also made a special appearance on the runway with their bold hairstyles and poses. Guests were also entertained with performances by R&B pop group, Styl-Plus, and Urban Afropop duo, Ajebo Hustlers.