* * * @param string Should be empty. * @param string Name of the column. * @param string Term id. Integer represented as string. * @return string Shortend taxonomy description. Empty if no description * * @author Michael Fields * @since 2010-05-31 * @alter 2011-02-25 */ function taxonomy_short_description_rows( $string, $column_name, $term ) { if ( 'mfields_short_description' == $column_name ) { global $taxonomy; $string = term_description( $term, $taxonomy ); $string = taxonomy_short_description_shorten( $string, apply_filters( 'mfields_taxonomy_short_description_length', 40 ) ); } return $string; } /** * Shorten. * * Shorten a string to a given length. * * @param string The string to shorten. * @param int Number of characters allowed in $string. Default value is 23. * @param string Text to append to the shortened string. * @return string Shortened string. * * @author Michael Fields * @author Thomas Scholz * @since 2010-05-31 * @alter 2011-03-01 */ function taxonomy_short_description_shorten( $string, $max_length = 23, $append = '…', $encoding = 'utf8' ) { /* Sanitize $string. */ $string = strip_tags( $string ); $string = trim( $string ); $string = html_entity_decode( $string, ENT_QUOTES, 'UTF-8' ); $string = rtrim( $string, '-' ); /* Sanitize $max_length */ if ( 0 == abs( (int) $max_length ) ) { $max_length = 23; } /* Return early if the php "mbstring" extension is not installed. */ if ( ! function_exists( 'mb_substr' ) ) { $length = strlen( $string ); if ( $length > $max_length ) { return substr_replace( $string, $append, $max_length ); } return $string; } /* Count how many characters are in the string. */ $length = strlen( utf8_decode( $string ) ); /* String is longer than max-length. It needs to be shortened. */ if ( $length > $max_length ) { /* Shorten the string to max-length */ $short = mb_substr( $string, 0, $max_length, $encoding ); /* * A word has been cut in half during shortening. * If the shortened string contains more than one word * the last word in the string will be removed. */ if ( 0 !== mb_strpos( $string, $short . ' ', 0, $encoding ) ) { $pos = mb_strrpos( $short, ' ', $encoding ); if ( false !== $pos ) { $short = mb_substr( $short, 0, $pos, $encoding ); } } /* Append shortened string with the value of $append preceeded by a non-breaking space. */ $string = $short . ' ' . $append; } return $string; } The Schedule: MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week Spring/Summer 2013 [October 24th – 27th, 2012] | Haute Fashion Africa
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The Schedule: MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week Spring/Summer 2013 [October 24th – 27th, 2012]

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It’s finally here, the very exciting journey of the MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week has been entertaining as it has been rewarding and educative. It started with the Screenings across the Nation, which led to announcing L’Espace Co-Founder Isoken Ogiemwonyi as the winner of the Young Creative Entrepreneur of the year, which included a Prize trip to London to meet with other Young Creative Entrepreneurs around the world courtesy of the British Council. From the Screenings, the Top 12 Designer finalists who will compete for the prestigious title “MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week Young Designer” + 4 Million Naira Cash, were also found. After going through Master Classes at the British Council, they will finally be showing of their work starting with an exhibition at the Porshe Center on the 24th of October at the LFDW Cocktail, before finally showing their Runway looks on the 27th of October at the MTN Lagos Fashion & Design Week Finale. All is all, the schedule looks quite exciting as it promises to debut the Spring/Summer 2013 Collection of some of your favourite Designers.

Day 1 [Wednesday, October 24th, 2012]:

Venue: Porsche Center, 179 Akin Adesola Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.

7PM – The Future: LFDW Young Designers of the Year Finalists

7.30PM – Jewel By Lisa for Blackberry Limited Edition Accessories.

Day 2 [Thursday, October 25th, 2012}

Venue:Convention Center 1 & 2 at Eko Hotel

10AM – [ Convention Center 1] – Exhibition Opens

5PM –  [Convention Center 2] – LFDW Young Talents: Vintage Collete, Ejiro Amos Tafiri, Beatrice Black, Ibitien Thompson

5.30PM – [Convention Center 2] – Kinabuti | House Of Marie.

6.00PM – [Convention Center 2] – House of Form & Function | Kola Kuddus

6.30PM – [Convention Center 2] – Rebahia | Republic of Foreigner

7.00 PM – [Convention Center 2] – Obsidian

7.30 PM – [Convention Center 2] – Anita Quansah

8.00 PM – [Convention Center 2] – Mango

8.30 PM – [Convention Center 2] – Mai Atafo

9.00 PM – [Convention Center 2] – Ituen Basi

Day 3 [Friday, October 26th, 2012}

Venue:Convention Center 1 & 2 at Eko Hotel

10AM – [ Convention Center 1] – Exhibition Opens

4PM – [Convention Center 1] – LFDW Young Talents: Ozora by Zee | Jess Stefanie | Marayah Oh | Akpos Okudu

5PM –  [Convention Center 2] –  Nkwo | Kiki Kamanu

5.30PM – [Convention Center 2] – Sunny Rose | Xclamations

6.00PM – [Convention Center 2] – Eki Orleans

7.00 PM – [Convention Center 2] – Iconic Vanity

7.30 PM – [Convention Center 2] – Kelechi Odu

8.30 PM – [Convention Center 2] – Odio Mimonet

9.00 PM – [Convention Center 2] – Tiffany Amber

 

Day 4 [Saturday, October 27th, 2012}

Venue:Convention Center 1 & 2 at Eko Hotel

10AM – [ Convention Center 1] – Exhibition Opens

4PM –  [Convention Center 2] – LFDW Young Designers of the Year 2012 Finale

5PM –  [Convention Center 2] –  LFDW Young Talents: Alali Boutique | IAmIsigo | Viv La Resistance

5.30PM – [Convention Center 2] – Grey | Alter Ego

6.00PM – [Convention Center 2] – Omer Asim | Bridget Awosika

7.00 PM – [Convention Center 2] – Jewel By Lisa

7.30 PM – [Convention Center 2] – Lanre Da Silva

8.00 PM – [Convention Center 2] – Emmy Collins

9.00 PM – [Convention Center 2] – Matthew Williamson

Tickets to the show can be purchased on www.Afritickets.com and at Eko Hotel.

For More Inquiries call 08033755955 or Email Info@LagosFashionAndDesignWeek.com

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