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 5th of December 2014 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 scoutingforafrica@Condenast. it the complete pictures of the last 2 collections, a resume 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.
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JANUARY 2015: 1 double page on Vogue Italia will present the overview of the project
FEBRUARY 2015: 2 double page on Vogue Talents supplement will present the selected designers’ bio