The 5th edition of Africa’s premier fashion event, the GTBank Fashion Week, has been scheduled to hold on Saturday, November 14, and Sunday, November 15, 2020.
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The two-day event will feature fashion-leaders and world-class connoisseurs from all over the globe, as well as provide a strategic platform for small-scale fashion businesses to expand their online presence, showcase their products, and reach new markets.
Themed “The Future of Fashion Retail”, the event will feature a slew of worthwhile activities for attendees, including Online Master Classes, an Immersive Shopping Experience with Free Delivery Nationwide, and a Runway Show. Commenting on the 2020 GTBank Fashion Weekend, the Managing Director and Chief Executive of GTBank, Segun Agbaje, said:
“Africa is home to some of the most creative fashion talents on the planet, and we are delighted and proud to provide them with a global platform that connects them to the world. As we work towards the 4th edition of the biggest fashion showcase in Africa, our goal is to not only showcase the wealth of talent, innovation, and enterprise that abound in Africa’s fashion space but to also grow the continent’s contribution to the global fashion industry by empowering budding entrepreneurs at home with everything they need to thrive on the world stage.
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He further stated that,
“At the heart of the GTBank Fashion Weekend is our vision of promoting enterprise in industries where we believe that we can help small businesses grow and dominate. In fashion, as well as in food and the creative industry, we see not just the amazing talents and passion of our people, but how, by championing their entrepreneurial spirit, we can enrich millions of lives, uplift communities and grow our economy.”
Since the GTBank Fashion Weekend was launched in 2016, it has grown to be the most anticipated fashion event in Africa. Every year it draws over 250,000 attendees and features top-notch industry experts such as style connoisseur Dapper Dan, Burak Cakmak of Parsons School of Design, Roksanda Ilincic, Make-Up extraordinaire Sir John, Stylist to the stars Law Roach, Vanessa Kingori MBE, Jay Alexander, Nicholas Kirkwood, Jay Manuel, Huishan Zhang, Adesuwa Aighewi and several others.
The GTBank Fashion Weekend is part of GTBank’s social initiative to empower small businesses and provide them with real commercial opportunities to scale and realise their full potential.
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