The 1st Edition Ikeja Shopping Mall Fashion & Music show by Drimcruz Entertainment on the 28th of July, 2012, turned out to be a complete success. The show which was an infusion of fashion and music was put together with the aim of giving budding designers and participating clothing stores a platform to showcase their expertise and array of unique designs. This was aimed at helping them attract the right client to their brand.
Clothing stores that participated included US Polo, Twice as Nice, Woolworth, Da Viva, Nike, T.Peridot, Levite, United Color of Benniton, and Swatch. This was a worth-while as guests were impressed with the array of materials showcased while Designers on display included Yomi G, Uno’ell Couture, Intinct4Kids and Ajeh.
“…It was a huge challenge for me….it was tasking trying to stand out as a unique brand however I’m proud I did. ….the commendations and patronage was worth-the-while”. Said Yomi Gbadegesin, CEO Yomi G.
Top Nigerian Models that graced the runway included Ken Okoli (Ex Mr. Nigeria), Kevin Godson, Michelle Udoka (Best Model Of The World-Best Catwalk), Fredrick, Chinko, Kaleed, Bolarinwa, Seyi and Bola_Muda. Others include Bola Coker, Uju, Love Aganga, Bola Faweyinmi, Ono, David, Seun Bolaji and Bosun.
The delectable ‘Jebele’ Coroner, Kween who has a proclivity for fashion affirmed to the uniqueness of the various designs.
“A lot more of this kind of platform should be provided to showcase indigenous and upcoming designers….this is one way we can project our unique African styles and designs” Kween Stated.
Also Wole Oni said:”I’m proud of the quality of designs showcased today at this pace, the world will sooner than we expect beam their spotlight on Nigerian fashion”.
To spice up the evening was music performances from Flowsick, Nikki Laoye, Korede Bello, Myke O, Irap, Don Barry, Reingy Frankly and Sax Angel. The event host for the evening was Cool Fm’s Kaylah while the official red carpet host was GonG Tv’s- Mr. Tunez.