In a spectacular bid to re-invent and re-focus global fashion during the COVID-19 pandemic, Africa’s pioneer runway show, the Arise Fashion Week has scheduled to hold this year’s fashion show between December 5 and 12, 2020.
The event which is billed to take place in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial hub, would be streamed live to a variety of international audiences across the world.
The event would showcase the best and brightest of fashion and style with them competing for $500,000 in prize money, according to the organisers.
The winner goes home with $300,000, while the first runner up takes $150,000 and the second runner up receives $50,000 as prize money.
The organizers said: “If you are a self confident designer, 30 years old, or under the age of 30, and with a great look, here is your chance to conquer the world of fashion and displace established brands. Effective immediately, please apply and register on www.arisefashionweek.world.
A Selection Committee made up of global fashion icons and writers will shortlist the 30, who will compete for a chance to become the breakout stars of the new age.”
According to the Organisers applications and registrations process would end at midnight on October 31, 2020.