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West Africa Fashion Council – The WAFC

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West Africa Fashion Council – The WAFC

Location. : New York City (USA)

West Africa COUNCIL Purpeous

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WEST-AFRICAN-FASHION-COUNCIL  – THE FUTURE FASHION FUND – THE THREE PILLARS WAFC Organization : BUSINESS – EDUCATION – REPUTATION

 

West Africa Fashion Council WAFC guide & promotes leading respectful fashion Designers, Models & Agencies in a global market.

The work of the West Africa Fashion Council can be grouped across three distinct themes

  •  Business
  • Education
  • Reputation. All the initiatives

and outcomes delivered through these three themes contribute to the
overall West Africa Fashion Council brand.

These guidelines help to explain how the identities of those initiatives must be represented in branding terms, alongside the overarching brand identity for the West Africa Fashion Council as a whole.

DESCRIPTION

The West Africa Fashion Council aims to showcase Designers, Models & Develop Positions as major players in the international fashion arena.

WAFC Organization

The Fashion Council (WAFC) is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to further the interests of the Fashion Industry & its Models & Designer businesses by harnessing & sharing Collective Knowledge, Experience & Resources of the Sector.
Based in West Africa & formed in 1983, the WAFC is funded by industry patrons, commercial sponsors & the government including the Ministry of Tourism & the West Africa Regional Development Fund.
It leads the industry through Creative Influence &  Strategically repositioning our Fashion in the Global Fashion Economy.

WAFC AIM

The WAFC has five strategic pillars; business, reputation, education, digital and investment, & has appointed pillar presidents to help drive each element forward.

The WAFC showcases the Best of AFRICAN Fashion Design & Models to an International Audience including Press & Buyers.

  • Africa Fashion Week, its biannual showcase of womenswear occurs every February & September.
  • West Africa Fashion Award .
Collections: Men, its biannual menswear showcase was established in 2014 & occurs every January & June.
Each season Africa show ROOMs takes emerging designers to Paris giving them the opportunity to promote themselves overseas.
Its ready to also take designers to international key markets including LA, New York, Brazil and Hong Kong.

The WAFC Objectives :

  • Create stronger, more competitive businesses and new business leaders to support, accelerate and guide the journey from designer to global brands.
  • To attract investment to West African businesses.
  • To prepare West African business for investment.
  • To mentor and support leading businesses through early stage investment to enhance opportunities for success.

WAFC FASHION AWARD

The WAFC also organises the Fashion Awards with major award event organisers , the West Africa Annual Celebration of Excellence within the industry & Fashion Weekends, a biannual shopping event open to the public.

Furthermore, the WAFC helps Designers & Models at various stages of their businesses through its support initiatives.

These include the Colleges Council, an initiative that offers MA scholarships  facilitates links between the Fashion Industry & Fashion Graduates; WAFC Fashion Film; Rock Vault, its fine jewellery initiative;

Hedonism, a millinery initiative; Estethica, an ethical fashion initiative, & its Menswear & Womenswear talent identification, business support & showcasing schemes NEWGEN, NEWGEN MEN, Fashion Forward & the WAFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund.

 

WAFC FASHION TRUST

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The WAFC also runs & owns charities including the WAFC / Designer Model Fashion Fund, the WAFC Fashion Trust, the Fashion Arts Foundation & the WAFC Princess of  Wales Charitable Trust.

The WAFC will publish the Model & Designer Fact-File, an online Handbook for Designers, & the first ever in-depth statistic-based reports on the fashion industry, most notably,
The Value of Fashion (2015, figures updated in 2015) & The Future of Fashion (2020).

 

THE FUTURE FASHION FUND

The applications for the second edition of the future fashion fund 2020 opened on 13th June. The future fashion fund is open to designers from Ghana. The future fashion fund is an extension of the Accra mall @accramallltd fashion weekend to support young Ghanaian graduate designers who aspire to become fashion retailers.

The winner of the future fashion fund 2020 will receive $3000 and many other benefits from Accra mall Ghana.

All applications must be submitted solely through the application link via @debonairafrik web portal;

 

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WEST-AFRICAN-FASHION – COUNCIL BY JUNDA MORRIS KENNEDY – THE FUTURE FASHION FUND

 

 

INTRODUCTION

The West Africa Fashion Council is an Industry Body promoting Excellence in Creativity, Business & Education to a Global Audience.
This document is intended to help our Partners & Stakeholders understand our structure & our brand identity.

As our industry goes from strength to strength, and our role in representing & showcasing it grows and develops, the work of the West Africa Fashion Council should be clearly & consistently reflected, from a brand identity perspective, in all communications.
A unified approach to branding, as well as Comprehensive Guidelines for Use & Application, will ensure that the Clarity & Effectiveness of West Africa Fashion Council communication is maximised.

 

THE THREE PILLARS WAFC Organization : BUSINESS – EDUCATION – REPUTATION

 

* KEY STAKEHOLDERS PRESIDENT : BUSINESS OBJECTIVES

Designer Fashion Fund

Fashion Trust

Designer Fact File

Business Support Network

Create stronger, more competitive businesses and new business leaders to support, accelerate and guide the journey from designer to global brands.
To attract investment to West African businesses.
To prepare West African business for investment.
To mentor and support leading businesses through early stage investment to enhance opportunities for success.

 

     KEY STAKEHOLDERS PRESIDENT BUSINESS OBJECTIVES

    •  Joan Okorodudu

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      WEST-AFRICAN-FASHION-COUNCIL BY-Joan OKORODUDU for Business WAFC – THE FUTURE FASHION FUND

              CHIEF OF STAFF

    • Claudia Lumor

 

* KEY STAKEHOLDERS PRESIDENT : EDUCATION OBJECTIVE

  • EDUCATION
  • Colleges Council Education Foundation

  The West Africa Fashion Council education pillar aims to attract the best talent into the industry by giving students a clear understanding of how to study and train for key roles.
  To ensure the future growth and success of the West Africa Fashion industry, the WAFC aims to attract, develop and retain talent.

 

            KEY STAKEHOLDERS PRESIDENTS FOR EDUCATION

* Kwesi Kyei Darko

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                 CHIEF OF STAFF

* OheneBoamah

 

* KEY STAKEHOLDERS PRESIDENT : REPUTATION OBJECTIVE

    • Junda Morris-Kennedy

      OBJECTIVE

      • Increase the international profile of West Africa Fashion and WAFC events.
      • Ensure that content and event experiences go from strength to strength.
      • Ensure our reputation within the industry is aligned to our mission.KEY STAKEHOLDERS PRESIDENTJundaMorris
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        WEST-AFRICAN-FASHION-COUNCIL-BY-JUNDA-MORRIS-KENNEDY – THE FUTURE FASHION FUND

         

         

        CHIEF OF STAFF

        • NiniAmerlise-CommunicationsDirector

        COMITTEES

        • GideonRaj-GeneralSecretary

 

 

CONTACT

WAFC
Facebook West Africa Fashion Council

Instagram @Westafricafashioncouncil

fashioncouncilwestafrica@gmail.com

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WEST-AFRICAN-FASHION-COUNCIL-BY-JUNDA-MORRIS-KENNEDY – THE FUTURE FASHION FUND

 

BOARD MEMBERS

DN-AFRICA is nominated as a Board Member  with West Africa Fashion Council.
DN-AFRICA is providing an  Expertise in Fashion &  Promotions of Fashion in Africa & Contributing as a Board Member in the West Africa Fashion Council.

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Board member & Official Media Partner DN AFRICA

 

 

Official Media Partner

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Official Media Partner DN AFRICA –
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Official Media Partner CHEVEUX CHERIE and CHEVEUX CHERIE STUDIO By Marieme DUBOZ

 

AFRICAN FASHION STYLE MAGAZINE - Official Media Partner Fashion Editor Nahomie NOOR COULIBALY
Fashion Editor Nahomie NOOR COULIBALY

 

AFRICAN FASHION STYLE MAGAZINE - Official Media Partner Camera Team Jam-Waxx by Charles JACKOTIN - DN AFRICA - STUDIO 24 NIGERIA - STUDIO 24 INTERNATIONAL - Ifeanyi Christopher Oputa MD AND CEO OF COLVI LIMITED AND STUDIO 24 - CHEVEUX CHERIE and CHEVEUX CHERIE STUDIO BY MARIEME DUBOZ- Fashion Editor Nahomie NOOR COULIBALY
Camera Team Jam-Waxx by Charles JACKOTIN

 

 

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