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Nigerian Fashion Industry Booms!
Nigeria's Fashion industry is booming! The Lagos fashion scene is alive, with an array of events being created to help the industry continue to grow and expand. Fashion Lounge an exclusive industry networking party is just one of those events.
By: FASHION LOUNG, INSPIRE BUSINESS WORLD, LAVISH
There is a growing interest in African designs yet very few designers in Nigeria get the opportunity to showcase their work. Although Nigeria has seen a subsequent Increase in fashion shows and events.
One of these types of events is Fashion Lounge, a fashion networking party which will be launching on THURSDAY 28TH JULY 2011 at Chrome in Victoria Island, Lagos. The event created by Kemi Akande owner of Inspirebusinessworld.com and Rachael Taiwo-Akingbade owner of Lavish Lingerie Couture aims to bring together the Nigerian fashion industry on a monthly basis.
A recent Mastercard survey found that more than 35% of Africans considered fashion and accessories spending priorities, Nigerians on the other hand are the only Africans with plans to increase their discretionary spending in the future despite the economy.
Spending power in Nigeria means brands need to deliver, With campaigns such as buy Nigeria, fashion is definitely on the rise.
It is clear that Nigeria needs to develop a retail culture and enable the fashion industry to grow on an international scale. Government funding is needed, but with or without this help, Nigerians will continue to thrive in this creative sector and this networking event is just what the doctor ordered.
The launch is being filmed by MTV BASE and has already garnered alot of support from the media, blogs and radio stations such as Rhythm 93.7 fm and Beat 99.9 fm.
Entry is by invite only or guestlist and the launch wil be explosive with red carpet starting at 7pm. Those who want to attend can email firstname.lastname@example.org
the aim is to create an exclusive networking event for people within the fashion industry. An opportunity to meet and socialise with the right people to further your interests and aspirations within the world of fashion.
Invited individuals, collectives and representatives attending and welcome include:
Models - Photographers - Fashion Designers - Make-Up Artists - - fashion Stylists - Modeling Agencies - beauty and fashion retailers - Magazine & Fashion Editors - Press & PR-
More information, Invite, Guest list or Table bookings: email@example.com
or you can follow them on twitter @fashionloungeng
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L.L.C is a partnership between Kemi Akande and Rachael Taiwo-Akingbade forming a partnership between business support and fashion. Fashion Lounge is an exclusive networking event launching Thursday 28th July at Chrome in Victoria Island, Lagos. It will be a monthly industry night to help people to accrue more business and acquire further exposure in the fashion industry.
Page Updated Last on: Jul 25, 2011