Closing speech - 2023 African Fashion Show

Your applause, your smiles, and your appreciation have been the greatest reward for hard work

‘Rayo Adebayo

As we come to the close of this remarkable African fashion show, I stand before you with a heart full of gratitude. First and foremost, I want to express my heartfelt thanks to all of you who have graced us with your presence today. Your support means the world to us, and it is your presence that has made this event truly special.

Today is a reminder that we must continue working diligently to spread the beauty and significance of African fashion far and wide, ensuring that more people have the opportunity to experience and appreciate its richness.

Our designers, models, and everyone involved in this event poured their hearts and souls into showcasing the diverse and vibrant world of African fashion. Your applause, your smiles, and your appreciation have been the greatest reward for their hard work.

In closing, I want to extend our deepest gratitude to our talented designers, the dedicated models, our incredible sponsors, and everyone who played a role in making this African fashion show a reality. Your commitment to celebrating our heritage through fashion is commendable, and it is through events like this that we can bridge cultures and bring Africa’s creative brilliance to the world.

Let us leave here today with a renewed determination to continue celebrating and supporting African fashion, both on and off the runway. Together, we can ensure that the beauty and diversity of African fashion continue to shine brightly for generations to come.

Thank you once again for being a part of this extraordinary event. Until next time, let us continue to embrace the colours, textures, and stories that make African fashion a true masterpiece.

 Asante sana! Thank you very much!

‘Rayo Adebayo – D’Peacock Creations