Vogue Talents' "Scouting for Africa" has revealed a list of eleven African designers who stood out in the scouting including Nigerian designers; Orange Culture owned by Adebayo Oke-Lawal and O'Milua owned by Olajumoke Ademilua.
Selections ended recently for the "Scouting for Africa", the event was organized by Vogue Talents in collaboration with the International Business Consortium Nigeria limited, the association that runs one of the biggest model scouting agencies and owner of ECOWAS Fashion Week and of Africa International fashion week, in partnership with Studio 24 and sponsored by Access Bank PLC Nigeria.
The project is dedicated to emerging African/ Africa based fashion designers. The scouting involved hundreds of designers among which the staff at Vogue Talents selected eleven very promising profiles.
One of the selected designers will have the chance to showcase his/her creations at the Palazzo Morando in September and at the Africa International fashion week to be held from 2 to 6 December 2015 at the new Grand Ball Hall Lekki in Lagos, Nigeria.
All profiles will be unveiled in February, check out the list of those who made the top 11:
1. AAks, by Akosua Afriyie-Kumi, Ghana
2. ART/C, by Artsi Ifrach, Morocco
3. Laurenceairline, by Laurence Chauvin-Buthaud, Ivory Coast
4. Loza Maléombho, by Loza Maléombho, Ivory Coast
5. Maxhosa by Laduma, by Laduma Ngxokolo, South Africa
6. Mafrika, by Sadia Mustafa, Malawi
7. Monaa, by Nana and Afua Dabanka, Ghana
8. O ‘Milua, by Olajumoke Ademilua, Nigeria
9. Orange Culture, by Adebayo Oke-Lawal, Nigeria
10.Pichulik, by Katherine-Mary Pichulik, South Africa
11.Simon and Mary, by Dean Pozniak, South Africa
For details, check www.vogue.it