Legendary Gold Limited has been a vanguard in the Nigerian fashion and modeling industries. In its 16 years of operation, it has become the reference point and leader in packaging and organizing fashion and modeling events in Nigeria.
Its major events till date are The Nigeria Fashion Show, The Nigeria Fashion Week, The Nigeria Fashion Awards, The Nigeria Model Awards, Bayelsa Fashion week and Benue Fashion week. All these events are organized annually.
The local edition of The Nigeria Fashion Show has been staged since 1997 in Lagos and Abuja. The international editions started in 2000 in Paris, Milan, Stockholm, Cape Town, New York, Washington, Houston, Atlanta, Dubai, Tel Aviv, Rome etc.
The international events are organized in collaboration with the Nigerian Embassies in the various countries it is held.
In December 2003, Legendary Gold Limited signed a franchise contract in Paris with the international global television channel, Fashion TV. This contract includes the rights to stage The Fashion TV Model Awards which came up in Lagos,Nigeria 2004.
Also in 2004, Legendary Gold Limited signed a contract to secure the rights for the
New York based Ford Supermodel of the World contest.
In 2005, Legendary Gold Limited was appointed by the Federal Ministry of Information and Communications to produce fashion shows as part of the Heart of Africa project.
We organised the fashion shows in Washington DC, Atlanta and Houston. In 2007, Legendary Gold Limited got Nigeria endorsed as the 41st country approved to participate in the first World Fashion Week scheduled for New York,2011.
ENDORSED BY THE WORLD FASHION ORGANISATION
The Nigeria Fashion Week was endorsed in 2008 by the World Fashion Organization. This is the regulatory body of the international fashion industry. The World Fashion Organization has a membership of over 53 countries.
AFFILIATE OF THE WORLD FASHION WEEK
The Nigeria Fashion Week is an affiliate of the World Fashion Week. The World Fashion Week is organized by the World Fashion Organization with the participation of all over 53 member countries.
Visit www.nigeriafashionweek.com for more information.
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