Lagos Fashion Week Announces Relief Grant for Nigerian Brands

Studio 189’s show on the catwalk during last week’s Lagos Fashion Week. LFW

Lagos Fashion Week has announced a 500 million naira ($1.2 million) relief grant to support 30 Nigerian fashion brands, part of a larger government program to ease the impact of Covid-19 on Nigerian businesses while also increasing the country’s export capacity.

“Fundraising for designers on the continent can be an arduous task,” said Omoyemi Akerele, founder of Lagos Fashion Week, which wrapped its latest edition Oct. 30. “Traditional lending models have stringent requirements, and most brands are not necessarily ready to go down the equity route. I believe the Export Expansion Facility grant facilitated by the Nigeria Export Promotion Council [NEPC] will help strengthen the selected beneficiaries’ access to market strategy for the next season,” she added.

According to Akerele, the beneficiaries of the grant, whose names have not yet been made public, have been selected from

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Asia reopening boosts travel, fashion brands; pandemic winners take backseat

People pass the control tower of Singapore’s Changi Airport, Singapore January 18, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Fashion brands and airlines are creeping back into investors’ good graces in Asia as lockdowns ease and vaccination rises, boosting travel and leisure activities, taking some shine off pandemic stalwarts such as supermarkets and gadget makers.

Earnings report cards show that people are spending less time watching TV or shopping online for groceries as they resume dining out or plan vacations after emerging from coronavirus curbs. Luxury purchases from China’s big spenders, still unable to travel abroad, are also rebounding.

Asia-Pacific airlines are offering more flights as some countries resume domestic travel, and some like Singapore allow quarantine-free travel for select vaccinated visitors. Australia’s planned reopening of state and international borders has led to a surge in bookings. read more

“There is massive demand for loved ones wanting to

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Arab Fashion Brands To Keep An Eye Out For!





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Arab Fashion Brands To Keep An Eye Out For!

When shopping, you often think of international brands such as ZaraBershkah&m, and more. But what about Arab local brands? There are many emerging Arab fashion brands, some of which gained tremendous fame over the past years.

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