Thursday, August 27, 2015

FIA debuts Chic “Qua-Iboe” Collection

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FIA, created by designing trio – Funke,Ijeoma and Abi, is here with a fashion line for the women who love their ankara fabrics. With unconventional designs & silhouettes created on staples like jumpsuits, shift dresses, overalls and more, we get to look at the diversity of ankara for the modern African woman.

Named “Qua-Iboe“, the fashion label is targeted at fun-loving, modern yet eclectic style lovers.

See full collection after the jump.

Eyola: ‘Rumora Tighl Octette’ Collection

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Eyola is a British fashion label  that comprises of  Femme De Rose, ; a designing platform for the public to design their own blazer which is handmade in London and then delivered to their door, and Eyola's limited edition cocktail dresses, evening gowns and bridal wear. This collection is called ‘Rumora Tighl Octette’. 

Check the full collection out after the jump.

Apply Now! Afterschool Centre for Career Development #ShowYourSkillsCampaign

Afterschool Centre for Career Development (formerly known as Afterschool Peer Mentoring Project) is pleased to announce the launch of its #ShowYourSkillsCampaign organized as part of its activities to celebrate and promote the inaugural United Nations World Youth Skills Day held on July 15th 2015.

In designating the World Youth Skills Day, the United Nations General Assembly 
·   ‘expressed concern at the high number of unemployed youth, estimated globally at 74.5 million in 2013, the majority of whom live in the developing countries
·     noted that Member States have an important role in meeting the needs and aspirations of youth, particularly in developing countries,
·     Recognized that the fostering of the acquisition of skills by youth would enhance their ability to make informed choices with regard to life and work and empower them to gain access to changing labour markets.

The #ShowYourSkillsCampaign seeks to generate greater awareness on the relevance skills development comprising core skills, technical and vocational skills as well as highlight the place of skills acquisition in driving employability and entrepreneurship.

The Campaign is hinged on the fact that skills drive the future of work for both local and global economies and the need for young people to position themselves accordingly.                                                                                                 

How to participate:

Monday, August 10, 2015

Register for the World Export Development Forum

Registration is now open:

Opening up new trade and investment opportunities to encourage sustainable growth will be at the heart of this year’s World Export Development Forum (WEDF), which will be held in Doha, Qatar from 20-21 October.

The 15th edition of the International Trade Centre (ITC)’s flagship event will be hosted by the Ministry of Finance of the State of Qatar through the Qatar Development Bank (QDB) under the theme ‘Sustainable trade: Innovate, invest, internationalize’. 

Policymakers, representatives of trade support institutions and businesses are invited to meet in Doha against the backdrop of the post-2015 development agenda calling to renewed efforts to unlock the potential of small and medium-sized enterprises, women and youth.

Alongside high-level panel discussions and practical working sessions, facilitated business-to-business meetings will allow participants to take advantage of the Gulf countries’ unique position at the crossroads where east meets west to explore new business opportunities.

Monday, August 03, 2015

Adele Dejak: ALMAZ Collection

Adele is one of my favourite African designers. I just love the authenticity of her work and the passion behind it.

Check out more photos from the collection after the jump.

Jason Porshe: S/S 2016 “Bella Vista” Collection

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Checkout more from this collection after the jump.

Lukhanyo Mdingi Spring/Summer 2016 Lookbook

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Lukhanyo Mdingi is a young South African fashion designer who aims to interpret minimal aesthetics through his clothing, finding the balance between line, form and texture. Creating clean minimal looks that are distinct and powerful, with a flare of contemporary elegance and sophistication.

See the full collection after the jump.