How to Become a Model

Many Nigerian girls like girls across the world want to be models. How do you become a model? What does it take to be successful? We explore these and many more topics in our series on modeling. The first step is find an agent to represent you. As part of preparing to meet with that…

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The Nigerian Fashion Customer?

To successfully execute on your fashion business, it is very important to have a clear idea who your customer is. Knowing your customer helps you determine what to offer them and where to invest your time and monies. As you put together your business plan and prepare to launch your business, the obvious question becomes,…

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Naomi Sims, Fashion Industry Loses an Icon

Before Agbani Darego, Ms. World 2001, reminded the world that “Black is Beautiful” and before African-American and African Supermodels like Beverly Johnson, Tyra Banks, Iman, Alek Wek, Liya Kebede and Oluchi began building their “model-preneur” kingdoms, there was a forerunner, Supermodel Naomi Sims.

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AFI’s Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe, Ladybrille Magazine Woman of the Month

New York Fashion Week is literally right around the corner! As the fashion industry prepares for a spectacular week, this September, of fabulous shows, paparazzi, fashionistas, beautiful models, great parties and of course the business of fashion, an equally fabulous show prepares to kick off in South Africa, Arise Capetown Fashion Week. Behind the scenes working…

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