Nigerian musician, Yemi alade has been unveiled as the brand Ambassador of the 2016 edition of Africa Fashion week London (AFWL) and Africa Fashion week Nigeria (AFWN).

Wearing a fitted pair of white pants and a matching dress with sheer sleeves, the Mama Africa crooner styled her hair in her signature updo.

Present at the event were Ronke Ademiluyi, the founder of Africa Fashion Week London and Africa Fashion Week Nigeria, Sola Oyebade who is the creative director of AFWL and AFWN as well as the CEO of Mahogany Models. Also present from the team was Mr Biola and Yetty Ogunnubi who is the public relations and communications director of AFWL and AFWN and Nigeria’s Next Top Designer ( NNTP).

Speaking on why Yemi was chosen as the brand’s ambassador, Ronke Ademiluyi said, “This year, we chose someone who embodies the true African woman. A strong, intellectual and musically inclined woman; her music reflects what’s good, what’s great and what’s best about the motherland. We couldn’t have chosen anyone more suitable to be our brand ambassador.

Africa Fashion Week Nigeria will be taking place between July 1st and to July 2016 3rd. It will feature a fashion exhibition and showcase of upcoming and established designers. The London edition will take place in August, as usual.

See more photos from the event below.











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