In view of the GTBank Fashion Weekend, which holds on the 11th and 12th of November, 2017, award-winning publisher, Vanessa Kingori, will be at the event’s Masterclass to share her vast knowledge on the global trends shaping fashion.
To that regard, here are some interesting things you should know about the amazing media expert:
Vanessa Kingori is one of the leading personalities in the global publishing and fashion industry. A former fashion manager at Esquire Magazine, Vanessa was recently appointed the publishing director of the most commercially successful magazine in the United Kingdom.
The Kenyan born studied Management and sociology at Royal Holloway University of London. However, Vanessa went into modeling for a few years before she eventually found a niche in the media world.
According to Vanessa, she joined media after her friend advised her to, knowing she had a natural flair for it. “I wasn’t aware of the vast amount of roles in Publishing that exist outside of the editorial side. While working in events a friend saw how I connected with clients and suggested I consider the commercial side of media,” she said.
Currently, Vanessa is widely known as a trailblazer; she was the first female publisher of GQ Style and British GQ, and the youngest, first female, and first black publisher of any magazine under Condé Nast UK publications. While at GQ Style and British GQ, she oversaw the highest total annual revenue for the brand in the last decade.
In recognition of her stellar career, Vanessa was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2016. She is also a member of the Mayor of London’s “Brexit Expert Advisory Panel”.
Asides highlighting global fashion trends at the GTBank Fashion Weekend Masterclass, Vanessa will also discuss how to break the barriers facing Men’s fashion.
GTBank Fashion Weekend: Sketch To Fame; A Call for Aspiring African Fashion Designers
Are you are an aspiring fashion designer? Can you create amazing fashion sketches? The Sketch to Fame competition is for you!
Organized by GTBank, the Sketch to Fame Competition is offering young African fashion designers the opportunity to have their original collection produced and showcased at the 2018 GTBank Fashion Weekend.
To participate in the Sketch to Fame competition, share five of your original sketches for a new collection on social media (Twitter, Instagram or Facebook) using the hashtag #Sketch2Fame. A panel of judges will shortlist 10 participants who will move to the next stage and the audience will decide the final 3 entries whose collections will be produced and showcased at the 2018 GTBank Fashion weekend.
Sketch to Fame challenge is part of the GTBank Fashion Weekend initiative created to promote enterprise in the African fashion industry.
Entries close on Wednesday, September 26th, 2018.
Click here for more information.
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Daughter To Tie The Knot With Her Ghanaian Heartrob In October
UK based gospel artiste and daughter of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, Carrissa Sharon Oyakhilome is set to tie the knot with her Ghanaian heartrob, Philip Frimpong, co-founder of ONUA, a fast growing online advertising company that promotes West African artistry.
The wedding date was announced on a Facebook page “We love CSO” on Tuesday.
“Save the date, Oct 6 .”it reads.
According to members of the Christ Embassy Church, Pastor Oyakhilome confirmed the date during service last week.
The couple got engaged last year in London.
SPONSORED POST: Feel Like Royalty In The New B.O.B Elite Wear [PHOTOS]
Fashion lovers in the Lagos have something to look forward to, as fast rising and dynamic duo of Benjamin Chinedu Okoye and Benedict Chigozie Okoye debut their new collection ‘B.O.B Elite Wear’.
Elite wear is a simple yet casual touch of brilliance; it is made up entirely of Cashmere, which is more stronger than wool and absorbs in less heat than cotton, hence can be worn for all occasions, both summer and cool seasons as well. Making it the perfect fashion item as it fits the constant change of the Lagos weather.
Its intricate weaving makes it appealing to the older generation who are not into outlandish designs, and the vibrant coloursin which they are made in seem to be a pull for the young and young at heart all together.
In all, the B.O.B Elite collections definitely seem to be incapable of doing any wrong, from walking the red carpets, attending an evening gala, a Sunday service or simply deciding to go with a casual outfit while looking elegant.
The B.O.B elite wear seem to tick all those marks.
With patronage from high ranking A list celebrities like E-money. Kcee , Alex Ekubo, Innocent Idibia (2 baba) among several others.
The B.O.B crew seem to be riding on from the success of their Stone Crested and Petal collections and just recently, from their debut of the B.O.B Suede Jacket.
All this seems to have been geared towards the making of one elegant and yet simple outfit desired to meet the need of every lover of elegance and will no doubt find its way into the wardrobes of every fashion enthusiast and lover of looking good.
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