African Fashion Week Houston and Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week announce new partnership deal 0

African Fashion Week Houston and Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week announce new partnership deal

African Fashion Week Houston and Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week announce new partnership deal

African Fashion Week Houston and Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week announce new partnership deal

PRESS RELEASE – African Fashion Week Houston and Nigerian Student
Fashion & Design Week announce new partnership deal

LAGOS — Emerging fashion designers from all across Nigeria are getting
ready to put their needles to the fabric this summer in preparation for
the annual Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week, which will award two
outstanding fashion designers with the opportunity to visit the United
States for a once in a lifetime chance to debut their collections at
African Fashion Week Houston, taking place in Houston, Texas on October
22nd through the 28th.

African Fashion Week Houston and Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week announce new partnership deal

African Fashion Week Houston and Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week announce new partnership deal

The special collaboration between African Fashion Week Houston (a major
U.S. based international cultural fashion showcase) and the Nigerian
Student Fashion and Design Week (one of Africa’s top rated fashion
showcases dedicated to discovering talented fashion designers), will
align together to select two well deserving participants from this
year’s Nigerian Student Fashion and Design Week through a special
contest that is scheduled to take place in Lagos, Nigeria.

In addition, Abiola Orimolade, founder of Nigerian Student Fashion &
Design Week, stated that “NSFDW will use its platform and connections to
push the African Fashion Week Houston brand and it designers to the
African community.” Furthermore, the partnership will promote a common
platform between organizations to advance opportunities for emerging
fashion designers to present their collections in the presence of
fashion industry professionals, companies, sponsors and potential
consumers within dual global market.

African Fashion Week Houston and Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week announce new partnership deal

African Fashion Week Houston and Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week announce new partnership deal

Guest judges during NSFDW will review all showcasing designers to
determine the two winners who will eventually feature their designs
alongside other major and emerging fashion designers during African
Fashion Week Houston in October. “African Fashion Week Houston is
ecstatic about our new relationship with Nigerian Student Fashion Design
Week. This gives us an opportunity to continue to build bridges in the
fashion industry between Africa and USA, the biggest consumers of
African fashion outside of Africa,” African Fashion Week Houston founder
Nkem Oji-Alala stated.

Fashion designers who are interested in participating in this year’s
contest must meet requirements as designer entries for Nigerian Student
Fashion & Design Week. For more details on this year’s fashion designer
contest, please visit www.nsfdweek.com and www.afwhouston.com

About African Fashion Week Houston
African Fashion Week Houston is America’s premier international fashion
experience, highlighting the essence of African culture and aesthetics
through a series of fashion shows, networking and social events,
seminars, and industry-focused workshops. Our annual week-long
experience aims to promote world-class designers & labels that push the
envelope, while staying true to the traditions and inspiration of the
African continent and diaspora.

About Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week
Nigerian Student Fashion & Design Week is the first visibly known
fashion showcase platform in Nigeria dedicated to discovering raw
fashion talents, and giving them a unique platform to showcase on an
international level. NSFDW has consecutively focused on recognizing
emerging fashion designers by bringing their designs to the NSFDW
runway, and giving designers the opportunity to be mentored by renowned
fashion entrepreneurs. Since its inception in 2013, NSFDW has showcased
over five hundred plus breakout fashion designers, and continues to lead
the way in producing innovative, indigenous, and contemporary favorites
on the runway.

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