…unveil LONDON FASHION WEEK come February 2012 calendar, as INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONSORTIUM NIGERIA LTD and SOUTH AFRICAN ARTIST MANAGEMENT LLP London has signed agreement to bring Fashion Designers and Models from Nigeria to showcase in the forth-coming London Fashion Week 2012. The partnership emerged as a result of the success stories of Nigeria fashion industry. “the partnership is important especially now that we are aware Africa can offer so much across the fashion supply chain-not only within the design and manufacturing but also as a supplier of major new talent within the people itself.”. These were the words of Errol Hendrickse, the Operation Director of South African Artist Management LLP.
The South African Artist Management LLP primary objective is to see the success of its project that will incorporate PR, exhibition and fashion showcase, seminars, forecast, creation of new design led aesthetic from the concept development to launch. The first quater of the project is to develop and crate an international South African design led aesthetic, international promotion and high visibility PR campaign.
In Nigeria alone, fifteen models will be selected to hit the runway during the London Fashion Week. five out of the fifteen are expected to be male Models while the remaining are expected to be females.The selection process will take two streams. Selection by Z-cards (in London) and physical selection in Nigeria.
Top media organizations in Nigeria will be there to cover the event.
The VAUXHALL SCOUTS London will also be on ground to capture every moments from casting to the runway. This is a big opportunity for participating Models to make their dreams come true.
Vauxhall Fashion Scout is the leading independent event at London Fashion Week, showcasing the mot innovative and exciting fashion designers to an international audience of media, buyers, celebrities and VIPs.
Labelled a “talent goldmine” by vogue.com, Vauxhall Fashion Scout is an integral part of London Fashion Week and a major media attraction. Over 10,000 guests attend the six-day event making it a major part of LFW, generating substantial press and social media coverage.
Vauxhall Fashion Scout selects the exciting designers and showcases them through catwalk shows, salon shows, presentations, fashion film and exhibition, and since its conception, and since its conception ten seasons ago, Vauxhall Fashion Scout has held over 280 shows.
The first to support bloggers and a leader in fashion presentations, Vauxhall Fashion Scout is also the only independent event to host men’s catwalk shows as part of LFW.
South African Artist Management LLP who is also instrumental in bringing top south africa designers last year under the Ubuntu project is the brainchild of Theo Omambala and South African borne-designer and lifetime architect Errol Hendrickst.
The designers Stiaan, Loouw, Heni Este – Hijze and Maxhosa Knitwear and now very well known in the fashion industry in Europe and America while designer like Bunmi Koko is a regular with the Vauxhall Fashion Scout London Fashion Week. According to Errol, we are very excited about working with Nigeria and exporting the best talent that african can offer an international fashion market.
The regular event guests at this show are VOGUE, ELLE, HARPERS BAZAAR, GRAZIA, WALLPAPER, DAZED, iD, LOVE, TANK, 10, ANOTHER, GQ, ESQUIRE, DRAPERS, DAILY TELEGRAPH, TIMES, GUARDIAN, INDEPENT, VOGUE.COM, STYLE.COM, VOGUE.IT, SHOWStudio, STYLE BUBBLE, LONDON LIBERTY GIRL, DAZED, DIGITAL, FASHION MONITOR.
HARRODS, SELFRIDGES, HARVEY NICHOLS, BROWNS, CRUISE, MATCHES, B-STORE, START, BARNEYS, SAKS, FRED SEGAL, OPENING CEREMONY, CURVE, ISETAN, PENELOPE, BIFFI.
Therefore, interested Designers should contact us as soon as possible and Models are advised to send their Zcards to [email protected] or [email protected] or call the following numbers: 08169284031,0805700893154