Monday, 13 February 2012

Welcome to StyleAfrique!

Welcome to StyleAfrique! Fashion is our passion, so we promise to bring you the best of African Fashion; we'll share your style with the world and also intimate you with all the fashion modeling industry news as well as updates on our own brands too. Thanks for dropping by! This blog is managed by Legendary Gold Media the organizers of The Nigeria Fashion Show, The Nigeria Fashion Week, The Nigeria Fashion Awards and The Nigeria Model Awards. The local edition of The Nigeria Fashion Show has been staged since 1997 in Lagos and Abuja. The international editions started in 2000 in Paris and Milan in 2001. And since then, Nigeria Fashion Show has been staged annually in these 2 fashion capitals. The NFS has also been staged in Stockholm, Tel Aviv, Washington DC, Atlanta, Houston, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Rome etc. The international events are organized in collaboration with the Nigerian Embassies in the various countries it has been held. 

In December 2003, Legendary Gold Limited signed a franchise contract in Paris with the international global television channel, Fashion TV. This contract includes the rights to stage The Fashion TV Model Awards in Nigeria. In 2004, Legendary Gold Limited signed a contract to secure the rights for the New York based Ford Supermodel of the World contest.
In 2005, Legendary Gold Limited was appointed by the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Information and Communications on its behalf.It was as part of the Heart of Africa project, which was a public relations initiative for Nigeria to the rest of the world. As a result, we produced three fashion shows in Washington DC, Atlanta and Houston. In 2007, Legendary Gold Limited got Nigeria endorsed as the 41st and last country approved to participate in the first World Fashion Week scheduled for  New York in June, 2010. As a result of our contribution to the growth and development of the Nigerian and African fashion industries, the President of Legendary Gold Limited, Lexy Mojo-Eyes was appointed into the International Committee of the World Fashion Council, World Fashion Organization.
Over the years, we have worked with the following local & international organisations:
The French Cultural Centre, Lagos
Franco Nigeria Chambers of Commerce, Lagos
The French Embassy, Lagos.
The Italian Embassy, Lagos
The Belgian Embassy,Lagos
Alta Roma, Rome. (Regulatory body for Haute Couture in Italy)
Pret-a-Porte, Paris, (regulatory body for ready to wear clothing in France)
Federal Ministry of Culture & Tourism.
Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Federal Ministry of Information & National Orientation
National Council for Arts & Culture.
Italian-Nigerian Chambers of Commerce in Milan.
Office of the Commissioner of Fashion & Tourism, Milan.
UNESCO – Paris.
Fashion TV – Paris.
Various Italian, French & South African Designers etc.
Various international modelling agencies in France, Italy, United States, South Africa etc.
Ford Super Model of the World Contest – New York.
Nigerian Embassies in France, Italy, United Kingdom, United States of America, South Africa, Sweden, Israel etc
The Nigerian Permanent Delegation to UNESCO – Paris.
KLM/Air France, Alitalia, Kenya Airways etc.

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