One of the most sought after fashion festivals in the South-Western part of Nigeria, the Ijebu Fashion Festival has assumed a new dimension.
The paramount ruler and Awujale of Ijebuland, HRM Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona has accepted to be the face of the socio cultural festival, which has attracted thousands of fashionpreneurs since inception.
The organiser of the event, Miss Ayokunle Maraiyesa made this known yesterday in an interview with newsmen in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.
“As the grand custodian of Ijebu culture and traditions, we are happy to announce that our Royal Majesty has approved our request to be decorated as the Grand Royal Patron of Ijebu Fashion Festival.
The Ijebu Fashion Festival is a platform to promote and empower fashion entrepreneurs. The 2021edition which was the maiden edition of the festival was a huge success, with over 1000 participants in attendance, with different activities held.
We are here to create a massive network, and setting the foundation for worldwide commercial influx and patronage of Ijebu designers. I believe IFF fashion magazine will be launching this year. It will be in digital and printed copies and will help advance this too”, she added.
Further information has it that the festival will come up on November 18th and 19th, 2022, and highlight of the event will be the launching of IFF magazine, a lookbook for fashion entrepreneurs.
Other activities include IFF masterclasses, game contests, trade fair, fashion shows, pageantry and awards.