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Brand Celebrates Africanism At 2018 Backyard Fashion Show



The weekend could not have gotten any better as guests gathered in their numbers to attend the much anticipated  Backyard Fashion Show in Lagos.

First of its kind, the fashion & lifestyle event which held on Sunday 2nd of December at the Backyard Bar and Grill, Victoria Island, Lagos witnessed amazing teams of fashion designers, make-up artists, photographer & models showcase the very best of African fashion.

Proudly supported by international premium beer brand, Heineken, the event featured 360 degree cameras capturing attendees in their glamorous ensembles, with green carpet host, Paul on hand to interview the A-list guests.

The live afro-jazz band opened the show to the delight of those present with a spectacular performance. The Fashion show also featured designer labels, such as as Johnny Lingo, Doo by Iyanu, Ina and Denike who showcased their exquisite pieces on the runway.

Speaking at  the event, brand manager, Heineken, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Olaoluwa Babalola said, “The maiden edition of the Backyard Fashion show is one of a kind. It was put together to promote creative and talented underground fashion brands in Nigeria. The brand continues to provide experiences that will shape the future of fashion in Africa.”

Hosted by Louisa Olaniyi, the show had notable faces including Tobi Bakre, Timini, Akin Faminu, amongst others.