Around 100 candidates recently sat through interviews and sewing tests for a place in the 2019 Vlisco Fashion Fund contest. The top three candidates for each country who have been offered a place in the competition will be proudly announced by Vlisco today.
The 21 nominees will each be given funding and Vlisco fabrics with which to create a collection of 5 outfits and an accompanying photography campaign. The contestants have the month of November in which to complete the challenge. The final results will be presented before a panel of local and international judges next month.
Discover the nominees below!
“Women are his Muse. Through his creations, he aims at beautifying them and representing them in an unexpected yet unique ways.”
“ Poise and imagination are major traits of his work.”
” A talented creative whose work is driven by tradition and modernity.”
“ Ambitious, talented and above all passionate about sewing, Grace stands out for her method of mixing fabrics: the mix and match.”
“ The highly observational Job draws inspiration from nature and everything around it. He made sewing his passion.”
“In love with the fabric, Florentine has managed to differentiate herself by her speed and her sense of detail.”
“ Very organized and forward thinking. Designer for the future. The future of fashion is seen in his designs.”
Minah Korewaah Frempong
“Just like a potter who creates unique artworks, she creates beautiful outfits with a deep sense of fashion.”
“ Unique and outstanding fashion talent with an ability to create beautiful pieces.”
Henriette Khady Koné
Adokou Akouvi Reine
Janvier Djossou Kodjovi
Kouegan Kokou Corneil
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