This seems to be the season for ‘market’ style events bringing African fashion to the local consumers and we are loving how creative people are becoming with marketing great African brands.
The Nairobi Fashion Market organised by Director Lynette Anderson is all about accessible fashion whilst creating an avenue for the fashion conscious to purchase affordable fashion product in a diverse environment”, and all at great discounts.
Nairobi Fashion Market is a 2 day “affordable” fashion extravaganza on the 8th & 9th of October 2011. It will promote individuals and businesses alike by providing them with a platform for brand awareness, marketing and sales. This year it will be held at the
Impala Club Grounds
The aim of this event is to creating a platform which will market brands, launch new product and mad shopping! This season will again see fashion retailers,entrepreneurs and business owners from the region, in Nairobi, together with the most amazing discounts and promotional offers, all at one exciting venue.
Designers with stalls at NFM include Johari who we have promoted on AfricaFashionGuide previously; Rift Valley Leather, Collabor International with childrenswear in Khanga as well as some menswear on display too, Zaramu Designs will be showing along with KangaKulture, Ziki Odotte and Rift Valley Leather on a catwalk show at NFM. And music will be played by “The Jazzist”, African People and Afrology.
Overall over the two days will show local upcoming Designers work displaying local made/sourced jewelery, recycled products and haute couture bags, shoes, and accessories. There will also be make-up, hair and skin products for sale. Another aspect of the product for sale include travel, lifestyle, gadgets and accessories.
Its is an exciting event happening next week so if you are in Nairobi on Oct 8th and 9th then make sure you head down there and do tell us what you bought too!
For more information you can email them at – firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out their site to keep posted on develpments – http://nairobifashionmarket.blogspot.com