Pan-African fashion, beauty and lifestyle magazine, SCHICK, in partnership with Beach Is Better Group, hosted their annual Pre-Fashion Week party with Martell to celebrate the start of Lagos Fashion Week and its ‘Fashion Issue’ release featuring New Generation models, Olamide Ogundele, Ayobami Okekunle, Eniola Abioro and Ruth Akele on this year’s cover as four young, talented models changing the face of the Fashion Industry globally.

On Saturday 19th October, some of the industry’s top names arrived ‘Nautical’ beach-chic, ready to toast to Fashion Week, and let their hair down with good vibes! Held at Shiro, guests were hosted to a 4-course meal, bottomless flow of Martell cocktails and GH Mumm champagne, all the while swaying to great sounds curated by DJ Obi and DJ Dan Krayne around the signature Beach Is Better style luxe décor.

Amongst some of the notable guests in attendance were designers Andrea Iyamah, Teni Sagoe of CLAN, Zainab Ashadu, Titi Adesa, Tzar & Paolo Sisiano, models Aduke Bey, Precious John & Rebecca Fabunmi, Fashion Entrepreneurs Veronica Odeka, Ink Eze & Temi Eyiitayo, SCHICK editor-in-chief Simi Esiri, Nigerian-American Portrait Painter Kehinde Wiley, International Supermodel & TV Presenter Ojy Okpe, Fashion Photographer Stephen Tayo, Stylist Moses Ebite, Entertainment Executive, Paul Okoye, TV Presenters, Dolapo Oni Sijuade & Mimi Onalaja, Influencer Asiyami Gold, Actresses Ini Dima Okojie and Sharon Ooja, Fashion influencer Denola Grey, Musician & Activist, Banky W, TV Host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Film Director, Tola Odunsi, Artist TeeZee of DRB, PR executive, Bukky Karibi-Whyte, Fashion PR Consultant, Zara Odu, Big Brother Naija’s contestants, Mike Edwards and Tobi Bakre, Celebrity make-up artist, Oby Iyamah Osifo, Influencer Julie Olanipekun and a host of others.

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See the official photos from the fashionable night:

Photo credit: Beach Is Better Group