By lean I do not mean starving, impoverished brands, but brands with lean managerial and staffing numbers. Keeping the numbers down to meet what is absolutely essential is what chiefly defines a lean brand. It helps to make sure that you are not creating space that is not needed in your brand.
If you are a designer in Nigeria, getting funding loans might not be so difficult as it seems. Sometime last year, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in collaboration with Nigerian banks developed a Creative Industry Financing Initiative - in a move to drive job creation in the country.
#WesternFashion - Here's How The Cecilie Bahnsen Fashion Brand Is Using Unique Fabrics To Change The Face Of Fashion InternationallyMay 14, 2020 | by Iyin | 0 Comments
The Cecilie Bahnsen fashion brand is one that isn't afraid to break out of the conventional mould of what fashion should look like as it delves into using unique fabrics to make outfits. Here's how they do it.
In this exclusive chat she had with Mauvelli after 25 years in the industry, she shares on how she has been able to navigate the landmine that is 'customer relations' in growing her fashion brand. In her words, she has met clients so pleasant and whose relationship and patronage she cherished forever, and she has met others who were unpleasant to deal with
De'rayo has been in business for not less than 8 years and definitely has a lot of experience, which she shared with Mauvelli in the ensuing conversation. According to her, here are some things to look out for.
In a society majorly dominated by Western fashion for white people, Kerby Jean-Raymond has dared to be different and create a niche for himself by creating Western fashion for black people. His brand, Pyer Moss is an unapologetic celebration of black culture.
Having the right photos to post on social media for your brand is important as it either draws people towards your brand or sends them away. Pairing your outfits with the right jewellery can really go a long way in breathing life into your outfits.
Creative Directors Of Elpis Megalio and Kieva Desuwa Share 5 Tips On Turning Out Creative Designs for Fashion ProductsApril 04, 2020 | by Iyin | 3 Comments
Many times fashion designers experience a block in creativity which can be sooo frustrating. Olufunke Afolabi of Elpis Megalio and Temitope Ogundolapo of Kieva Desuwa shared with us tips on how they keep their creativity fresh all the time.
Nigerian Designer And 2 Others From The African Fashion Sector Have Just Been Named Forbes 30 Under 30 FellowsApril 04, 2020 | by Iyin | 1 Comment
Forbes has brought out the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 list. Here are 3 people in the fashion industry who made it.
South African fashion designer, David Tlale, showcased his new collection for the Autumn/Winter 2020 season recently. The collection, themed Classica Icons, was pre-recorded before the National lockdown and showed off excellent craftsmanship.
The fashion industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world and with good reason - everyone wants to fashionable and remain in style. The fashion industry in Nigeria is one that has more than enough space for designers with innovative ideas, but,how can an individual start a successful fashion business in Nigeria? Here are steps to achieve that.