The Fashion Souk Nigeria is one of the widely recognized trade fairs in the country. Not only does the fashion fair showcase the value chain of the fashion business, it is also a platform for emerging entrepreneurs and fashion experts to connect and network. The Fashion Souk 2020 was recently announced to be going virtual, and applications for vendor spaces are now open!

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Just like sole rebel, whose shoes are handmade from the finest sustainable materials, most of these shoes are also handmade. One concern however, for most customers, is the high price of these custom made footwears compared to the international ones being produced. Often times, similar shoes, one made in Africa, and the other abroad, seem to have a wide range when it comes to the prices. We spoke to footwear brand owners on the reason for this, and the challenges they face also, and here's what

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A fabric makes an outfit so it is an important part of fashion designing. Knowing the types of fabrics there are, how to identify good quality fabrics, and how to combine them is very important for fashion designers. This week, we spoke with Olateju Adedokun of 7th Avenue and Nana Ajala of O'Nana by Nana Ajala on all you need to know about fabric combination and finishing as a fashion designer.

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This week, the fashion industry saw a lot of activity, from seeing the shares of online fashion retailers, Boohoo, drop drastically and rise slightly due to allegations levelled against it to Ellen Macarthur’s Make Fashion Circular welcoming 6 new members. We bring to you global fashion news from this week in case you missed it.

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Fashion is a form of art and fashion designers are the artists that create these wearable art. There is literally no limit to how many everyday items can be used to create fashion in all its beauty and glory. Alexandra Sipa is one fashion designer that has displayed another level fashion can be taken to by using discarded electrical wires to design fashion items. From dresses to vests and even rings, this designer is on another level. Here's how she does it.

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Textiles are also produced to represent the time, significance, and story of an era, and a good example is the Mimiremi Textiles brand which produces exclusive hand-printed prints that tell the African story. In that light also, the Ghanaian textile industry has launched the production of textiles which symbolizes the coronavirus pandemic, and its effect on Ghanaians and their communities.

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