Victoria Daropale and Benjamin Onaji - both winners of the 2015 Nigeria's Next Super Model (season 9) recently flew out to Spain for the prestigious contest after bagging the freebies from NNSM which included a brand new car, cash prizes, modeling contracts and several others. Victoria just before the contest, walked at Barcelona Fashion Week.
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Monday, January 4, 2016
The prestigious Nigeria’s Next Super Model 2015 (NNSM Season 9) rolled up with yet another great success. The world class model contest which is being rated “Biggest-in-Africa” took place at the exquisite city of Lagos with much audience in attendance comprising of past and present NNSM Queens and Models all seated to witness and support the young boys and girls who were on the verge of success. The event had a history of winners and runner ups making waves in the modeling industry, strutting international runways and featuring in the world’s top notch designer’s collections at various fashion cities such as Paris, Milan, New York, London, Berlin, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Lagos.
NNSM 2015 winner – Queen Onyemaechi with her unique features is fast becoming an epic in the world of modeling, being the favorite of popular photographers and designers.
NNSM 2015 winner – Queen Onyemaechi with her unique features is fast becoming an epic in the world of modeling, being the favorite of popular photographers and designers.
Nigeria’s Next Super Model 2015 (Season 9) reality show has the models on camp for a period of one week featuring the shortlisted 20 boys and girls, the captured activities will be aired on local and international television stations. At the Grand Finale in Lagos, the finalists were selected and a winner from each category emerged;
Girls: Top 3 consisting of 4 girls listed according to their position
Victoria Daropale (successive winner)
Victoria Daropale (winner)
Ijeoma Chinedu (runner up)
Olivia Omon (1st runner up)
Sylvia Ibe (2nd runner up)
Boys: 3 finalists listed according to their position
Posted by Adekunle Olumide at 7:39 PM
Monday, November 30, 2015
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Dabota Cosmetics sets for Beauty Africa Expo 2015, Nigeria's Next Super Model 2015, and Africa International Fashion Week 2015
Dabota Lawson is the CEO and founder of the premium make-up company and brand known as Dabota Cosmetics.
Dabota, a former beauty queen ingeniously started her line of beauty products called Dabota under the company name: Billionaire Wife Limited (sounds really cool).
She has her focus in place at the start-up of the business by writing on her official website the description of the business:
Dabota Cosmetics, the brainchild of Dabota Lawson, is a beauty brand that specializes in high quality cosmetic makeup productwith an extensive colour selection. “We pride ourselves in using only the very highest standards of pigments and ingredients”, says Dabota, founder and CEO of BILLIONAIRE WIFE LIMITED, a lifestyle company that comprises three main lines: Home Accessories, Women’s luxury fashion accessories (including Billionaire Wife luxury lifestyle boutique) and beauty products - DABOTA cosmetics and beauty products.Dabota Cosmetics will be participating at the Beauty Expo 2015, and will feature at the Nigeria's Next Super Model Grande Auditioning on October 17, 2015.
Posted by Adekunle Olumide at 10:01 AM
Saturday, September 12, 2015
The screening / auditioning date for the ninth edition of the prestigious Nigeria's Next Super Model 2015 is out.
The audition details is as follows:
DATE: 17 OCTOBER, 2015
VENUE: STUDIO 24, 120 AWOLOWO ROAD, IKOYI, LAGOS
is still opened for prospective contestants and the form is available
online at Nigeria's Next Super Model 2015 Official Website.
FEMALE CONTESTANTS: WHITE TANK TOP, BUM SHORT, HIGH HEELS.
MALE CONTESTANTS: BLACK JEANS AND BLACK T-SHIRT.
Posted by Adekunle Olumide at 10:08 AM
Monday, July 13, 2015
ECOWAS FASHION WEEK 2015 (SECOND EDITION)The Economic Community of West African States makes its 40th Anniversary with a fashion Week in Cotonou, Republic of Benin.
Ecowas Fashion Week currently in its second edition is recording successes already on the building “fame board”. The organizers of EFW are mostly interested in building, expanding and encouraging fashion, and a common market hub amongst the West African States. ECOWAS-governed region is comprised of fifteen (15) countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.
ATTENDANT BENEFITS OF ECOWAS FASHION WEEK
The average African youth is known for their vibrant and entrepreneurial spirit especially if in an enabling environment.
Apart from the chrematistic gains of ECOWAS FASHION WEEK in the region, one other key benefit will be the entrepreneurial engagement of youths across the 15 countries. Fashion creatives in designing, manufacturing, makeup artistry, styling, media, PR, photography, and beauty segments will be brought on board.
Awards and recognitions like “Lifetime Achievement Award” and The “ECOWAS Young Designer of the Year” will be given to designers who have contributed immensely in the area of fashion and most outstanding upcoming designer respectively. Being a yearly event, this will spur healthy competitiveness among young upcoming designers in the ECOWAS region to put in originality in their work.
One critical benefit when Ecowas Fashion Week kicked off was putting Africa on the world map thereby attracting mainstream investors in the region. It is also interesting that ECOWAS is celebrating its 40th anniversary, and the beautiful Republic of Benin has been selected to host the Fashion Week, this is set to boost the tourism visibility of the country which is part of the objectives of Ecowas Fashion Week. The 40th Anniversary inauguration will be done by the Prime Minister of Benin Republic followed by a fashion exhibition and the event proper.
ECOWAS FASHION WEEK are partnering with top buyers who will be exposed to the raw ingenuity of these fashion creative. With reference to this, Joan Okorodudu said, "I am overwhelmed and honored. I am excited about this event and I think, the West African people especially the people of Benin Republic are more excited than me.” The organizers of the EFW are so bent on the success of the event that it defeated the effect of Ebola during the maiden edition, recording major turnout in attendance and participation.
In this second edition, anticipation gets a step higher as the organizers – IBCNL, Lagos Nigeria teams up with major corporate bodies in the Republic of Benin such as Trinity Events (handling the event) and Angels Modeling Agency to launch the 2nd edition of the ECOWAS Fashion Week. The event will be attended by many International Super Models, Celebrities, Renowned African Designers, and several other fashion brands.
Basically, the objectives of this fashion week are:
- To revive the African culture through fashion.
- To promote the dignity of womanhood.
- To open new windows of business opportunities.
- To encourage indigenous fashion designers.
- To redefine fashion shows by showcasing other fashion accessories.
- Encouraging the exportation of local designs in the region.
Billed to take place between 28th to 30th August 2015, ECOWAS FASHION WEEK will be holding at the world-class Dreambeach Hotel, Cotonou, Republic of Benin.
Media Contact: Adekunle Ralphie
Posted by Adekunle Olumide at 4:09 AM
We are excited to inform you that the 9th Season of the Nigeria's Next Super Model 2015 is out for registration.
This is the period where another the chance to upgrade the lives of some Nigerian youths is budding. NNSM (Nigeria's Next Super Model) 2015 is in it's 9th Season which means over 8 Brand New Cars have been given out, Several girls have stepped up the platform of international recognition as top models, world class models and seasoned models. Currently, NNSM is rated as one of the best modeling contest in Africa and the World.
If you're an aspiring model, a prospective model or you know you're beautiful, tall (up to 5"9), and slim, the registration form is meant for you. Register now and let's show the world what we have in Nigeria. The first screening is coming up as soon as the registration period is ended. Before starting the application, please ensure you have with you an e-copy of photograph, your basic details and a credit card for payment. However, you can commence the registration without any of these and click on "Save and Continue Later" to complete your registration as soon as you get the requirements.
This year is a special contest as competition is open to female and male.
Male prize: Ticket to Joburg Fashion Week, modeling contract, other fantastic prizes.
Winning prizes includes:
A Brand New Car, International Modeling Contract with a Top Modeling Agency Abroad and/or ISIS Models Africa, Several Consolation prizes, and lot more freebies.
Posted by Adekunle Olumide at 3:47 AM
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Dennizz fashion limited is a brand that develops, designs and markets fashion products ranging purely from African attire to contemporary fashion products such as clothing and accessories. Dennizz business strategy will revolve around the need to provide quality yet affordable fashion products to individuals and wholesalers that need them, in the process fully satisfying their needs.
Dennizz intends to ensure that her marketing campaign increases the knowledge of her products and services to the various market segments being targeted. This is particularly so with organizations increasingly looking at obtaining quality products at the lowest prices as they strive to increase profitability.MISSION AND VISION
Mission - In summary, we intend to continually provide high quality fashion products, satisfying customers all of the time, contributing positively to our environment and establishing a market presence that assures short term and long term profitability, high growth and market share, which will ultimately covert to business success. The quality of raw materials and assembling technology we shall, utilize will be evident in our products serving to enhance the appearance of our customers having comfort in mind.
Vision - Dennizz pride itself in adding competent and experience professionals to it crew as a means of impacting the pubilic and increasing strength and the productivity of the Brand. We create opportunities for young, dynamic and intelligent personnel to join us in-order to impact their lives and the world at large.The founder of Dennizz shares her vision in the following words:
As we move towards our goal of being a world-class brand in clothing, home accessories and textile, It is hard to say that Dennizz will be competing directly with long established brands, but we know our quality will be at par with those at reasonable prices. Having said that our brand will be complimenting the existing brands, customers will have the opportunity to have varieties. Thank you and stay in touch, through our website where every comment and question will be duly responded to.Who should attend?
Fashionable and Trendy Ladies and Gents
You don't have to be a part of the elite fashion world to enjoy a premium, high-class fashion event. It is as simple as attending, watching your favorite models strutting down the runway in various sophisticated designs from the brand that will possibly be your favorite brand, get concepts and be inspired to look the best you can be, meet a lot of other fashionable and trendy ladies and gents as yourself, and catch fun all the way.
This is one of best must-attend fashion event to show up at this month.
Get your designer duds on. The event is free and open to everyone.
It'll be more fun when you come along with friends...
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Posted by Adekunle Olumide at 11:23 PM
Friday, March 20, 2015
Monday, February 16, 2015
After several months of pondering on who wins the first ever Vogue Talent for Africa from the 11 shortlisted finalists, Laduma Ngxokolo, the 27 year old South African has emerged as the winner beating hundreds of young hopefuls who submitted their entries in a bid to landslide.
Laduma who relocated to London in 2014 after graduating from the prestigious Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University will showcase his collection in September and December at the Palazzo Morando in Milan and at the Africa International Fashion Week in Lagos Nigeria this year respectively.
The new ambassador for African Fashion who sources his raw materials from Port Elizabeth, South Africa is greatly inspired by the traditional Xhosa beadwork and his brand interprets this old fashioned Xhosa aesthetics in a contemporary perspective to incarcerate the true African soul. The brand based in Cape Town was founded in 2011.
This project “Scouting For Africa” is propelled by Vogue Talents in Collaboration With International Business Consortium Nigeria Limited headed by Joan Okorodudu, organizers Of Nigeria’s Next Super Model, ECOWAS Fashion Week and Africa International Fashion Week, partnered by Studio 24 and sponsored by Access Bank to empower and nurture talents out of the continent of Africa.
|Isis Model Aisha Bello at Africa Day Mercedes Benz fashion week Berlin.|
|Victor Kween Akomaye of Isis Model for Laduma at MBFWA|
|Imade Ogbewi of Isis Models for Laduma at MBFWA|
|Bunmi Ademokoya of Isis Models at Africa Day at Mercedes Benz fashion week Berlin|
Posted by Adekunle Olumide at 8:59 PM
Friday, November 7, 2014
Vogue Talents in collaboration with International Business Consortium Nigeria limited organisers of Africa’s biggest model search and owners of ECOWAS Fashion week and Africa International fashion week in partnership with Studio 24 launches “Scouting for Africa”, sponsored by Access Bank PLC Nigeria together with Baileys.
This is a new international scouting project aimed at emerging womenswear, menswear or accessories designers of African nationality (they have to be born in one the African continent countries, even if they are currently based elsewhere) or at designers of any nationality but based in Africa.
The profiles of the best designers will appear in Vogue Italia in 2015. One of the selected designers, besides, will have the opportunity of presenting their garments and accessories within the marvelous setting of Palazzo Morando, in Milan, a showcase of international scouting, in September 2015. During this special event, the chosen designers will be able to show their collections to journalists, buyers and designers.
The designers who will be picked will feature at Africa International fashion week coming up on the 2nd to the 6th of December 2015 with an award night by Baileys targeting women who have made their mark in in the African fashion industry.
To take part in the selection please submit by 5 December to the email address firstname.lastname@example.org the complete pictures of the last 2 collections, a résumé and the following information:
Where do you live
Where do you produce
When was the brand created
Contacts: email address – phone (landline/mobile)
An essential and binding prerequisite: participants must be of African nationality or their brand be based in Africa.
Complete source: Vogue.it
Posted by Adekunle Olumide at 10:14 PM
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