THE MAKING is a fashion project platform aimed at discovering new fashion talents in Nigeria. Currently in Season 2, the project brings together 10 promising fashion designers with aim of 1 winning finalist in 13 episodes per season. The winning finalist gets the ultimate exposure with the help of some of the industry’s movers and shakers. The Designers go through auditions, presentations, photo-shoots with some of the best and well-known stylists, make-up artists and photographers in the Nigerian fashion industry. The 10 Designers in THE MAKING also get a chance to have mentors who discuss how the designers could improve or show case their designs in a better way.
Mentors on the project includes seasoned designers, stylists, magazine editors and writers in the Nigerian fashion industry who share their views from artistic and business aspects- Mai Atafo, Veronica Ebie-Odeka, Franka Asindi, Lisa Folawiyo, Lanre DaSilva Ajayi, Omoyemi Akerele, Folake Coker, Ezinne Chinkata, Ono Bello, Tope Adeboye, Bola Balogun and Mobowale Biobaku.
With stylists like Ezinne Chinkata, Make-Up artistes like Banke Meshida-Lawal, David Onyedike and well-known fashion photographers – Kola Oshalusi, Tobbie Maguire, Obi Somto and more. The Designers from The MAKING get access to a great creative force and its how they make this group of creative and innovative individuals work for them all through the ‘competition’ and possibly after that matters.
sEKu is a brand that embodies happiness. It is characterized by interesting fabric mixes, bright colours and affordability. With sEKu, every outfit is unique in its own way; no two items can be the same.
The brand and its collection are inspired by the Bible and its words.
The theme of this collection is Genesis 2. It has to do with the discovery of precious stones in the rivers that flowed in the Garden of Eden and Adam’s cultivation of the land.
The pieces, therefore, are made with beautiful laces in jewel tones and depicts a working woman who enjoys what she does and is at peace with who she is.
Here is the photoshoot of the GENESIS2 collection below.
CONTACT DETAILS OF THE DESIGNER
Name: Eloho Kes-Agbosa
Brand Name: sEKu
Phone numbers: 08122531960, 08124262591
Photo-shoot Credits: Photographer Kola Oshalusi | Photographer’s assistant: Ebenezer Dada |Stylist Dolapo Adetayo | Make-up by Kuddy Cosmetics | Models Love, Bola & Princess Owai (Beth Models) | Location Lagos
What do you think of sEKu’s GENESIS2 collection?
Watch a bit of THE MAKING: Season 1 on STV’s page3
Watch a bit of THE MAKING: Season 2
THE MAKING series is a production of Insigna Media productions Ltd – www.insignaonline.com