BellaNaija Style delivered an enlightening experience via its digital summit, “Mapping Africa’s Fashion Future,” which went live on Saturday, August 8th.
The #BNSDigitalSummit panel session was moderated by BellaNaija Style’s Isoken Ogiemwonyi, Mary Edoro and Tobi Idowu, with fashion insiders such as Asanda Sizani, Bukky George Taylor, Dami Olukoya, Tosin Ogundadegbe, Yoanna Chikezie, Toni-Blaze and more who delivered insights on modern trends in media and the business of fashion, including planning, social media, internships, brand integrity, brand focus etc.
LEVERAGE THE SPOTLIGHT
Over the last 5 years the way we think, talk about and approach the red carpet has changed significantly. And, certainly, post- COVID-19 and the explosion of the BLM Movement, it’s going to change even more. Some pundits believe that Black & African designers are poised to be represented in a much bigger way than they have been in the past – so how can we leverage the spotlight to build global businesses from the continent? How can stylists, brands and celebrities use fashion and the red-carpet opportunity (from premieres and award shows to press junkets and other promotional appearances) to send a message about Black fashion and Black consumption?
Watch the third panel here: