Sunday, June 09, 2013

Nigeria's Next Top Designer



Nigeria’s Next Top Designer is an initiative of Africa Fashion week London and EbonyWorths.

EbonyWorths is a leading model management, profile styling, event planning outfit for emerging talents in the modeling and fashion industry

The growing of fad and attraction for African inspired designs globally and the level of creativity displayed by Nigerian designers at the 2012 edition of AFWL, provides ample inspiration for the emergence of Nigeria’s Next Top Designer, NNTD.

It is a talent hunt show, aimed at promoting African inspired designs from Nigeria and fostering the promotion and development of aspiring Nigerian designers on the world stage.
The project will provide overall management for the distinguished designers; help them develop their skills through our various workshops and training sessions.

The winner gets an all expense paid trip to UK for the African Fashion Week London AFWL 2014, goes home with a cash prize, equipment and a workshop and showroom space at the AFWL concession store for one year.

It is a talent hunt show, aimed at promoting African inspired designs from Nigeria and fostering the promotion and development of aspiring Nigerian designers on the world stage, showcasing the richness of the Nigerian fashion Culture and fabrics.

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE?
* Participants should have originality and flair for fashion.
* Applicants must have the skill to create their own pieces.
*Applicants must understand the trends of modern fashion.
*Applicants must have the ability to translate ethnic to western culture.
*Applicants must have the ability to research and Source for required materials.
*Applicants must be able to show their source of inspiration.
*Applicants must be able to do a summary of how they see their business moving forward
in the next two years (two year feasibility projection).
*Applicants must say why they expect to win the competition.
KEY DATES
FINAL: October 2013
VENUE: To Be Confirmed
TIME: To Be Confirmed
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