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Everything You Need to Know about Arise Fashion Week 2023

The popular fashion event heads back to Nigeria for a special celebration of African fashion and music.

Africa’s fashion season opens with Nigeria’s Arise Fashion Week. After showing out in Dubai for the 19th edition in 2021, Lagos will take over the spotlight this year. This isn’t a regular affair, though. Arise Fashion Week returns to mark the 20th occasion of one of Africa's biggest fashion events. Running from February the 2nd to 4th, it will hold space as a jazz festival in a specially curated three-day showcase.

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From What We Wear's '7 Days Till Lagos' editorial. Photo by Baingor Joiner.

Tinie Tempah's New Capsule Collection Is Inspired by Dynamic, Fast-Moving Lagos

The Nigerian-British musician's menswear label 'What We Wear' presented a new collection in Nigeria for the first time. It was produced in a week.

Young Nigerians all over the world are breaking barriers in industries from music to fashion, but not many have successfully embedded themselves in both industries the way Nigerian-British artist Tinie Tempah has.

From collaborating on records with Wizkid to having his line, What We Wear, on the runway of London Fashion Week, Tinie's vision is influencing creative spaces all over the world. While his mind is on world domination, he also recognizes the importance of shaping and adding value to his Nigerian roots and presented his 7 Days Till Lagos collection in collaboration with Nigerian streetwear label, Vivendii, at Arise Fashion Week in Lagos.

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