Get ready to shop, wine, dine and network at Cocktails & Dresses 2017: Africa’s greatest retail experience

Africa’s largest fashion industry event, Cocktails & Dresses, is here again! After two fantastic editions of unparalleled success, we are pleased to announce that Cocktails and Dresses is taking a giant leap forward. The popular semi-annual event promoting the greatness of all things Africa, is scheduled to hold on Sunday, May 7th 2017 at the luxurious Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria. Cocktails & Dresses 2017 will host over 2,000 attendees inclusive of over 50 fashion & beauty brands & manufacturers across
Africa, over 50 notable personalities in Government & Leading Industries and most
importantly YOU. Black Carpet Starts at 12 Noon. An event not to be missed thus make it a date on May 7th bringing along your favorite people glamorized in your most stylish madein-Africa attire.
The line-up of speakers for this year’s Innovation Edition consists of highly notable
personalities in Government, Industry, Entertainment, Tech, Fashion and Beauty. “We can’t wait to unleash the agenda!” said CEO of, Olatorera Oniru.

Previous speakers at Cocktails & Dresses, Largest Gathering of Made in Africa’s Best, with guests from as far as Ghana, South Africa and Botswana included Former Presidential Candidate of Nigeria Prof. Pat Utomi, Senator Ben Murray Bruce, First Lady of Lagos State Mrs. Bolanle Akinwunmi-Ambode; Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs Mrs. Lola Akande, CEO of Sony Music Africa Michael Ugwu, CEO of Zippy Logistics Kabir Shagaya and several others.

Cocktails & Dresses 2017, Africa’s Greatest Retail Experience, will present the very
best of made in Africa excellence; a first-class gathering to network, eat, sip, mingle, shop
and hear from some of Africa’s very best leaders. Official Hashtag for 2017’s Innovation
Edition is #CND2017. Stay tuned to for all
announcements on Official Agenda, Host, Drink Sponsors, Strategic Partners and more.
Regular Attendance is FREE with registration. Please register here.

To get in touch with regarding Cocktails & Dresses, please contact
[email protected] or call (+234) 902.881.7055.
See you at Cocktails and Dresses on May 7th, 2017: Innovation Edition and December 10th,
2017: Entertainment Edition. Join us in magnifying all things made in Africa while having the best time possible.

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The online destination and fashion journal that goes beyond the surface and taps the pulse on all things FASHION. First out of Nigeria and increasingly across the continent, with wit, intelligence and humour.


TSS is an arm of the RED brand, which is the continent's largest omni-media group focused on Africa's youth.