The 2017 GTBank fashion weekend was themed Africa’s finest and living up to the theme was the crafts village. From Adire designing, tie and dye, to henna painting and ankara accessories, the craft market had different indigenous crafts and Nigerian style staples on display.
The crafts village was situated in a raffia building on the site of the fashion weekend and was open all day to guests and attendees of all genders, sizes, and age range. It was more of viewing and buying of everything from Ankara styled outfits and accessories to yards of Aso-Oke material and more.
Nike Davies Okundaye, aka Mummy Nike, owner of the prestigious Nike Art Gallery and a champion of cultural preservation was also present to mingle with both the traders and guests.
It was a platform for people to buy indigenous Nigerian made products as it is important to help present our rich cultural heritage and also propel economic growth.
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Here are some pictures from the craft’s village: