Thursday, 2 August 2012

Count down to the Nigeria Fashion Show in Dublin, IRELAND

The Nigeria fashion show, Dublin kicks off on the 7th  - 12th of August 2012. Nigeria fashion show is part of the Nigerian Carnival in Dublin.It is part of our bid in  Legendary Gold in promoting Nigerian designers and their clothing items to the world.
The Nigeria fashion show since its inception in Paris 2000 has created exposure and marketing opportunities for Nigerian is been held in other international cities like Paris,Milan,New york , Japan, Shanghai ,Washingston DC, Atlanta, Houston,Tel avi, Stochcom, Johannesburg, cape town etc.Legendary Gold will be presenting the following designers to show a collection.The designers include Charvid fashion n styles, Emak couture, Scissors and  buttons ,Jo-black craze, Ama Glow,Couture by Makioba

Meet the designers and see some of their design pictures...

Charity Aiyedogbon
Charvid fashion n style is owned by Mrs Charity Aiyedogbon. Her label name was borne out of her love for fashion. Charvid fashion is in sections. The “ready-to-wear” section comprises of both English and native wears for male, female, kids and expectant mothers.Charvid sew in various sizes neatly packaged and dispatched to their outlets. They currently have 3 outlets in Abuja and 1 at Lokoja.Charvid also have the “personal Order Section” where personal fabrics collected from customers are made to specifications and delivered right on time. Charvid has a fashion school where interested individuals are extensively trained.

Charvid presently introduced a 5% discount card for working class customers and 10% discount card for students. It costs N2000 and expires after 10 years.

Pat Adele
PAT ADELE,the brain behind Scissors and buttons was born in Portharcourt, Rivers state of Nigeria. Though she holds a degree in Computer Science, her passion for fashion got the best of her. Adele Patience, in the quest of pursuing her life long dream,gave birth to scissors and Buttons in 2007 as a result of fashion experiment.
with passion, raw talents and evidently developed skills,she creates distinctive and comfortable-to-wear garments,with a unique cutting style and clothing pattern. she believes an individual is given a complete boost of confidence whenever a piece of well put together clothing is worn.
inspired from the 80s and early 90s, every collection is eye catching eccentric ,classy and elegant. In life with the garment,every piece of accessories is unique and sophisticated.

Sola Elegba
Architectural elegance and sensuous simplicity best describe the Jo Black Craze range. This London-based lifestyle brand was established in 2011 by London based.Nigerian socialite Sola "Cash" Elegba, and has already developed international acclaim. Tailored blazers, classic polo shirts and tonal separates create effortless cool, perfect for the style conscious professional, while lending a dash of glamour to casual weekend wear. This year welcomes the first full womenswear collection  codesigned by head designer for womenswear Zara Ramsay-Nortley, encompassing day-to-night chic pieces in luxurious natural fibres.

Tunde Akinola
Emak’s Couture is an emerging cross-cultural fashion outfit based in Nigeria. Founded by its leading and head designer Tunde Akinola, Emak’s Couture was established as a full fledged fashion outfit. Emak’s Couture has been playing in the fashion home industry for over half a decade where it began by building its reputation as a freelance design affiliate to a host of forerunners in the sector. In the face of the very huge and/or overwhelming demand from the fashion consumer market, Emak’s had to reposition itself as an independent outfit since it was imperative that the largely patronized forerunners sought the expertise of specialized hands to handle delicate areas of clothing design and development. This way the couture industry has continued to grow & expand steadily, while upcoming fashion brands such as Emak’s have continued to assert themselves competitively as good brands and significant players.

Makioba Olugbile
Couture by Makioba was founded in 2009 by Makioba after her Fashion Designing training from 'House of Henri Fashion and Arts Academy' and an internship training from 'Noble Afrik' all in Lagos, Nigeria.
Makioba is a B.Sc graduate in Economics from University of Port Harcourt and has worked in the Oil & Gas Servicing Industry before chasing her dreams of becoming a Fashion Designer.
Couture By Makioba has the creative and innovative designs with both African and Western fabrics, for the everyday woman that loves comfort and elegance in style.
Makioba is a Fashion Stylist & Creative Director who is very ready to give you that savvy look whenever you want to dress to impress
Wendy Wright Gyimah

WENDY WRIGHT GYIMAH - The Ghanaian lady behind Ama Glow tells of how she got lost in the beautiful world of clothings and designs "Ama Glow is actually a hobby that got out of hand and became a fashion brand she says.'when i was a child i already had passion for the fashion industry. Growing up in Netherlands, i noticed that African designers were in a minority but then i noticed that my aunties and mom wore traditional African clothes. it was those many colors and symbols that inspired me to make beautiful ,refreshing designs of those dynamic fabrics' she concluded.

 Ama Glow clothing is an Amsterdam based Ghanian clothing brand made with African fabrics translated into modern and trendy,clothes for the modern woman who knows what they want world wide and for those who dare to be different.Ama Glow signature is the African wax print material and this appears in every collection..


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