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GTCO To Showcase Africa’s Finest Best As Fashion Weekend Holds November

The GTCO Fashion Weekend, which has continued to showcase the best of Africa’s finest fashion and groom young fashion entrepreneurs, will hold its fashion weekend in November

The highly anticipated event which creates platforms for young Africa designers to blossom, holds on November 11th and 12th, 2023, at the GTCentre in Oniru, Lagos, and will attract thousands of visitors and fashion enthusiasts.

In a statement, the Group chief executive officer of Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc, Segun Agbaje, said: “Fashion is not just about making items of clothing or style accessories, it is about exploring feelings and channelling creative expressions to create experiences that resonate with various buyers, across different markets.

“The GTCO Fashion Weekend is constantly evolving to reflect the rapid growth of the global fashion industry in terms of size and sophistication, as we continue to draw on the endless possibilities in fashion retail to create better outcomes for individuals, indigenous businesses, and our communities.”

He further stressed that, “the landscape for fashion design is always shifting; so too consumer needs. The 2023 GTCO Fashion Weekend provides a unique opportunity for local fashion retailers to seize on emerging trends and buyers’ preferences to reposition their businesses and thrive amidst the uncertainties and complexities of the future.

”The GTCO Fashion Weekend is an annual consumer-focused fair designed to showcase the best of Africa’s Finest fashion to a global audience, which over the years has firmly established its place as an incubator for diverse talent, creativity, and enterprise in fashion retail, bringing together some of Africa’s prominent fashion brands alongside relatively newer labels to interact with universally celebrated fashion icons and engaging style personalities.

In keeping with tradition, this year’s event will feature insightful masterclasses and thrilling runway shows together with free stalls for over 120 fashion retailers. Colourful façades, lively music, and a delightful ambience are popular elements of GTCO fairs and work together to create a multisensory, thoroughly fulfilling experience for all attendees.


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