Creating A Fresh Runway: Native And Vogue PH International Fashion Week 2014

Native and Vogue Port Harcourt international Fashion Week is the most creative and innovative fashion event in West Africa. It is an assembly of top designers and models across Africa, to celebrate the totality of African Fashion.

Designed as a dual platform to groom emerging designers and showcase established designers, Native and Vogue is positioned to drive and grow the local fashion industry into sustainable globally competitive brands.

On a wider perspective, Native and Vogue equally serve as a medium to further develop and influence tourism as more African designers now infuse African inspired themes and fabrics into their designs. This has expanded the fashion industry tremendously; making it a highly exportable sector.

From the 19th – 21st of September 2014,Port Harcourt will host distinguished guest from the local and international fashion scene in a three day affair of incredible spectacle and an awesome display of the vibrant Nigerian and African fashion style.

Native and Vogue can birth your dreams!

We believe everyone is endowed with a creative wealth of limitless possibilities, hence the theme for Native and Vogue season 2 – “Possibilities live here’’ We know that you have the innate ability to be what you dare to dream, hence two platforms have been created to foster emerging designers and models namely:


  • The “Young Designers Competition”


  • “Face of Native & Vogue” 


The “Face of Native and vogue” and the “Young Designers Competition” act as a definitive forum to encourage, inspire and strengthen emerging designers through mentorship initiatives scholarships and cash prices. Each year, aspiring models and designers send in their entries for the competitions. Entries are judged based uniqueness in style, originality and creativity.


The Young Designers Competition:


This year, at the young designer’s competition, we challenge upcoming designers to dare to design! The terrain will be tougher; creativity will be let loose and original and truly unique designs will be inspired- all things are possible!


To Participate:


o   You must be a designer between ages 18 and 30

o   You must be from River State or reside in Rivers State

If you meet the requirements above, then forward the details below to –

  1. Five (5) different pictures showcasing your work
  2. Your profile
  3. Your name and photograph

Prizes to be won include –

  1. Scholarship to an international fashion school
  2. One year mentorship with a renowned fashion designers
  3. Automatic FADAN membership
  4. Fashion designs in notable fashion magazines


The Face of Native and Vogue:

As an emerging model, Face of Native and Vogue provide you a rare opportunity to walk the ramp alongside international and renowned models. As the Face of Native and Vogue you have the opportunity to model designs of frontline designers and be the face on all our communication materials for the fashion week!


To Participate:


o   You must be an upcoming model between ages 15 and 25

o   You must be an indigene Rivers State

o   Minimum height requirement:

Male: 5’11

Female: 5’9

If you meet the requirements above, then forward the details below to –

  1. Five (5) of your pictures
  2. Your profile, and contact details
  3. Upload your pictures on our the Native and Vogue facebook page and get your friends to like the page.


Native and Vogue is organized by Neo Mantra,an intellectual property firm specialized in branded entertainment, sponsorships, talent and event management, Together with Vanguard Allure and BunorCreazioni.


For more information please call – 08037857037 or 07066722722. Also visit and our facebook page –


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