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MMR announces rising icon finalists

17 November 2014, 21:31

Lagos -  The 10 finalists  for the 2014 Music Meets Runway (MMR) Rising Icon Competition  have been announced .

 The 10 finalists were chosen  from  500 up-and-coming designers who applied. Last year a N3million grant was given to the winner,  Olakunbi Oyelese, creative director of emerging Nigerian fashion label; April by Kunbi.

Fashion enthusiasts can vote on the  MMR Instagram and Facebook accounts and like the post of the brand.

Music Meets Runway is an annual fashion and music show event, which features fashions by the new era of fashion being presented by live performances by popular music acts, including international artists.

, ‘Music Meets Runway’ provides a platform for talented designers, especially those who normally are excluded from the highly competitive world of fashion to showcase their unique art works while talented music artists perform on stage.

The winner will get cash prize to help launch their career in fashion, an extensive mentorship program, a feature in the MMR Magazine, showcase a full collection at Music Meets Runway 2015, and  automatically become a brand ambassador for MMR.

The finalists include:

1.    AAMAA a la Mode
Creative Director: Toyosi Mobereola
An emerging womenswear fashion label inspired by Globalisation.
Social media:
Instagram: @ladyt061
Twitter: @a_la_mode_tee

2.    Ms Ray
Creative Director: Anthonia Nkem Raymond
Clothing line which aims to just keep it simple.
Social media:
Facebook: Ms. Ray Couture.
Twitter: @MsRayByAntonia

Creative Director: Sally Bawa
Emerging ready to wear womenswear label with a clean structured appeal and an artsy indulgence.
Social Media:
Facebook: Mysallybawa
Instagram: @mysallyBawa
Twitter: @MySallyBawa

Creative Director: Tehilah Abakasanga
Fashion brand centred on the expression of beauty through handmade clothing.
Facebook: Tehilah
Instagram : @tehilahdesigns
Twitter: @TehilahDesigns

Creative Director:
Emerging fashion label with pieces that are contemporary and edgy.
Facebook: Ayo van Elmar
Instagram : @ayovanelmar
Twitter: @AyoVanElmar

Creative Director: Ms. Queen Enidiok
Inspired by her African roots, this emerging unisex line celebrates fashion-forward women and men and their individuality.
Social Media:
Facebook: Queen E. Collection by Queen Enidiok
Instagram: @queenecollection
Twitter: @QueenE4Naija

Creative Director: Ogochukwu Akabogu
Fashion designing outfit dedicated to creating designs without barriers for the young stylish everyday woman.
Social Media:
Facebook: Lines By Chaab
Instagram: @lbchaab
Twitter: @linesbychaab

8.    Abbyke Domina
Creative Director: Abbyke Domina
Fashion design & styling brand hoping to be known for beautiful fabrics and styles.
Social Media:
Instagram: @abbykedomina
Twitter: @nikkikiraj

9.    Liz John Black
Creative Director: Elizabeth John Black
Fashion & bridal brand rooted in making women feel more beautiful, confident & powerful.
Social Media:
Instagram: @lizjohnblack
Twitter: @LizJohnBlack

Creative Director: Tunde Adeyemi
Emerging fashion brand distinguished by confidence in sophisticated styles.
Social Media:
Facebook: Tunde Couture Clothing
Instagram: @tundecouture
Twitter: @ElisMaior


- News24

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