Okunoren Twins, one of Nigeria’s frontline fashion brand piloted by two brothers, are searching for and will be rewarding outstanding talents in the fashion industry. They strive for innovation and the next level in fashion – and it is with this in mind that they have launched the N5 Million Prize for Innovation in Fashion.
This is open to established and upcoming designers who can exhibit exceptional and originality in their designs.
At a press briefing by Mr. Muyiwa Fereirra -Head of Operations, Okunoren, He stated; “The Nigerian fashion industry has grown in leaps and bounds over the last decade in terms of numbers, but has come to a grinding halt in terms of innovation and creativity. The Prize is a way to jolt the entire industry and also support small and medium scale entrepreneurs.”
In addition to the N5 million prize money, the winners will also have access to high level mentoring support. Other shortlisted nominees who are able to make it to the final stage will also be awarded with varying forms of cash prizes and business support.