The maiden press conference of the much-anticipated Plus Size Fashion Week Africa held at the Villa Angelia Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. It brought together fashion designers, the press, photographers, make up artistes, and more. Publicist for PFW Africa, Miss Yetty Ogunnubi gave the welcome address and introduction.

“It’s going to be the first of its kind.” the show’s creative director, Mr. Sola Oyebade said, addressing the press, “Plus Size Fashion Week will celebrate the curvy African woman.”

“One of the reason PFW is here is so that it can change perceptions about plus-size women.” said Miss Olubukola Comfort Akanbi, the project coordinator.

The organizers also promised there will be workshops in the future, to nurture plus size women in the ways to style themselves and be confident. PFWA will hold on September 7, at the Oriental Hotel Lagos.

See photos from the press conference below:

Sola Oyebade, with models from the plussize model competition
Creative Director, PFW Africa, Sola Oyebade
A cross section of the models from the plussize model competition

Plus size influencer, Taje Prest

Ms Olubukola Comfort Akanbi

Media personality Titi the Dynamite
L-R Makioba Olugbale, Clara .C. Okoro, Okolo Onyeka, Sola Oyebade, Yetty Ogunnubi, Olubukola Comfort Akanbi, Adekunbi Kuye, Titi the Dynamite & Taye Prest @ the Plus Size Fashion Week Africa press Conference


Photo Credit: King Solomon Ekhaiyeme

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