HOW I GOT STARTED
This Friday, it’s going to be an exciting edition of ‘How I got started’ with another power pair of creatives. The amazingly talented sustainable fashion designers; Desola Falomo and Omafume Niemogha will co-host this edition. They will be in ‘Fashversation’ about their creative journeys, major milestones, pain points, and opportunities.
The purpose of the event is to inspire and empower African startups in the creative industry with insights into the process of exceptional brand owners in starting up and running successful brands.
Meet the Co-Hosts
Omafume Niemogha is the Creative Director of Neo – Luxury Consciously Engineered Sustainable Fashion brand, Pepper Row. She was born and brought up in Lagos, Nigeria. After obtaining a degree in Chemical Engineering, she decided to follow her passion for fashion.
She is enthusiastic about promoting Africa’s rich culture and craftsmanship whilst generating sustainable jobs through fashion. After completing the Creative Class 2018 Mafu went on to collaborate with Vlisco and was a Green Access Finalist at Lagos Fashion Week 2019 for her sustainable and ethical fashion label. Most recently Pepper Row was an Arise Fashion Week 30 under 30 Finalist.
Desola is the Creative Director for fashion Brand TwentySix. Her background in Architecture and her love for creating lead her to start her fashion brand in 2015. She has a desire to see more women wear comfortable and thoughtful clothes. The brand’s principles are based on simplicity, practicality and sustainability to the wearer.
Who is this event for?
- Emerging fashion designers looking to translate their unique perspective into creatively designed, ethical fashion products.
- Aspiring and existing sustainable designers
- Existing designers interested in sustainable fashion.
What to Expect
Gist and ideas that can transform your business.
Platform: INSTAGRAM LIVE
Date: Friday 26th February, 2021
Time: 7pm WAT | 6pm GMT | 8pm CAT