Business

Fashion Business: Is Nigeria the Next Frontier for Fashion Retail? #Africanfashion

Is Nigeria the next frontier for fashion retail? While South Africa has enjoyed a thriving retail climate, Nigeria, especially when it comes to fashion, has been lagging. However, in just the past few years alone, it appears Nigeria may very well be the next frontier for fashion retail. From stores like Zara, Mango, Levi’s, Nike …

Arise Magazine Fashion Week Lagos 2011, Latest News!

Arise Magazine Fashion Week Lagos 2011 kicks off tomorrow March 10th, 2011. LadybrilleNigeria.com will be bringing you the scoop from the event soon. In the meantime, here is the latest news from the Arise camp about the event. LOCATION: The ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK ­LAGOS 2011 will take place at the luxury Federal Palace Hotel, …

Arise Magazine Fashion Week Lagos 2011 Schedule: Deola Sagoe, Tiffany Amber, Jewel by Lisa and More!

Nigeria’s fashion industry gets a major facelift with Arise Magazine Fashion Week Lagos. The event takes place in Lagos from Thursday March 10th to Sunday March 13th 2011.  Over twenty Nigerian designers will be showing including the big names like Deola Sagoe, Jewel by Lisa and  Tiffany Amber. Nigerian artists Darey Art Alade and Naeto …

Nkwo ‘Afromania’ Collection 2010 – a bit free spirited, a bit nomadic, TOTALLY AFRICAN!

Designer Nkwo Onwuka prepares to release her diffusion range ‘Afromania’ collection under the Nkwo label. Afromania is meant to be a line that is more affordable and accessible. “We had a great time shooting the photos for the look book/website. (I am) really excited about this range and it has excited a number of buyers …

Events

MOTIFS SAMPLE SALE, Black British Fashion Talent

MOTIFS SAMPLE SALE at the Africa Centre premieres with designs by the cream of Black British fashion talent. For the first time in the UK unique pieces of clothing created by up-and-coming fashion designers of African-descent will be available to purchase at a sample sale held at the historic Africa Centre in the heart of …