This year, the world changed! The fashion world was not left out as fashion weeks went virtual or had minimal guests. ARISE Fashion Week 2020 was not left out of the change as they embraced it. The continent’s most prominent fashion show had to adapt amid the coronavirus pandemic by going virtual and streaming to a global audience across multiple platforms.
With the theme ’30 under 30: The New Stars,’ this years’ edition marked the first time the fashion event is awarding monetary prizes to designers. “The whole idea is to help assist young designers in building their brands. We need a breath of fresh air. We need younger people to get into this space and be given the accreditation they certainly deserve.” – Ruth Osime.
Day 1 started with stunning exhibitions by 20 designers in a fun evening spiked with performances from top artistes like