Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail 129 If You Like This Article Kindly Give Us A Share! Last year, the MMR Foundation through the help of sponsor; Sovereign Trust Insurance, was able to reaffirm its commitment to empowering emerging talents by awarding a 3 Million Naira grant to OlakunbiOyelese, creative director of emerging Nigerian fashion label; April by Kunbi at MMR 2013. In September, the 2014 MMR Rising Icon Competition kicked off, as the search for the next emerging fashion designer began. After an extensive search and thorough selection process, we are pleased to announce the following as the 10 finalists chosen as the up-and-coming designers from over 500 applications received. 1. AAMAA a la Mode Creative Director: ToyosiMobereola An emerging womenswear fashion label inspired by Globalisation. Social media: Instagram: @ladyt061 Twitter: @a_la_mode_tee More Articles You Would Love Leading Nigerian Swimwear Brand Andrea Iyamah Drops Stunning Campaign Images For Their ‘Butterfly Collection’ Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa 2014 2. Ms Ray Creative Director: AnthoniaNkem Raymond Clothing line which aims to justkeep it simple. Social media: Facebook: Ms. Ray Couture. Instagram:@msraybyanthoniaraymond Twitter: @MsRayByAntonia 3. SALLY BAWA 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 4. TEHILAH Creative Director: TehilahAbakasanga Fashion brandcentred on the expression of beauty through handmade clothing. Facebook: Tehilah Instagram : @tehilahdesigns Twitter: @TehilahDesigns 5. AYO VAN ELMAR (AVE) Creative Director: Emerging fashion label with pieces that are contemporary and edgy. Facebook: Ayo van Elmar Instagram :@ayovanelmar Twitter: @AyoVanElmar 6. QUEEN E COLLECTION 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 7. LINES BY CHAB Creative Director: OgochukwuAkabogu 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. AbbykeDomina Creative Director: AbbykeDomina 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 10. ELIS MAIOR Creative Director: TundeAdeyemi Emerging fashion brand distinguished by confidence in sophisticated styles. Social Media: Facebook: Tunde Couture Clothing Instagram: @tundecouture Twitter: @ElisMaior The winner will win: • Cash prize to help launch your career in fashion. • An extensive mentorship program (to be announced) • A feature in the MMR Magazine. • Showcase a full collection at Music Meets Runway 2015. • The winner will automatically become a Brand Ambassador To vote please visit the MMR Instagram and Facebook accounts and like the post of the brand you would like to win the 2014 MMR Rising Icon Competition. ONLY the votes on the official MMR pages will count. 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The innovation, ‘Music Meets Runway’ is intended to provide 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. 2014african fashionannouncedfashion industryfinalistsmmrmusic meets runway foundationnigeriarising icon Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail Ben I think fashion in Africa is about to explode and I am excited to be a part of it. Message me anytime. More For You #OOTD: Tolu Bally Steps Out With A Jaw Dropping Boob handprint shirt x... #BIKINIBAE: South Africa’s Premium Swimwear Sensation Pamala Hughes Is Serving Ravishing Bikini Looks “Looks Like A Transgender” Africans Are Confused Over Brooke-Bruk Jackson’s Gender, The New... 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