In this town Lagos, there are some cool place to watch the sun set, rooftop most times and when you’re watching the sun set with beautiful view of clothes parade you can bet it’s going to be a beautiful evening, with sounds that will make you reminisce and think of what your style will be looking like in the coming year. So the Loud’N’ProudLive Series: 3rd Annual Music and Fashion Runway (MFR) 2017 Luxury Edition which was organized by NMO Management & PR Limited, Creatively directed by King Jerry Jideobi. Took place at the Roof top Terrace of Maison Fahrenheit, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria, it was a beautiful Thursday 28th December, the final days of 2017 and we were treated with creativity of fabrics and ideas, interesting clothes, also it was the rebirth of the African Queen outfit from the 2baba African Queen Video, which was made by Steven Ray, which after the video he kept back not to be sold and many years later he brought it back to the runway at the Music and Fashion Runway (MFR) 2017.
The popularity of the ground breaking platform was consolidated by edgy designers: STEVEN RAY whose pieces combined Haute Couture fashion that’ll make you marvel, his choice of fabrics and cuts, theatre, African signature imprints and emblems fused with sexy cool vibe. BIG BEN KILANI men’s collection was, cooperate with the vibe of a classy gentleman, portraying your manly sexiness, slick with understated class.
Runway models including international supermodel BUKOLA TAIWO were handpicked to perfection with model coordination orchestrated by FRANK OSODI, the Make Up house of the evening Ladong.
Live performances from SQIU, DUBIE, RnB crooner DIL and T-REX the WORDSMITH “give me your word let me rhyme with it”, this guy got us pumped up with his artistic rhyme and flow with words, he rhymed to every word he was given, courtesy of LoudNProudLive ‘One Sound’ Band were interdispersed with catwalk runway shows giving the fashion forward event a unique musical edge.
The designs were outstanding, chic, daring and even naughty. Highlight of the catwalk presentation was a surprise celebrity runway segment by Slay Queen OMOTOLA JALADE EKEINDE who effortlessly sashayed to the bumping sounds of Dj Looney Tunz. Co-hosts: OVO OGUNFERE (Model of Africa) and WOFAI SAMUEL kept the event flow itinerary in check, whilst engaging in banter with the beautiful fashionista and celebrity & VIP guests on the roof top terrace with its back drop overlooking the gorgeous Lagos skyline. Grand finale highlight was Omotola Jalade Ekeinde’s personal presentation of the Game Changer Africa 2017 Acknowledgment #GCAA to LoudNProudLive’s Managing Director/CEO Ngozi Omambala.The award was well received with a few words of gratitude followed by group cake cutting photo call refreshed and washed down with Amarula- Spirit of Africa.