Tuesday, June 19, 2012
EREDAPPA FEATURED IN VOGUE ITALIA
Eredappa one of Nigeria's finest fashion designer was recently mentioned in the popular Vogue Italia . According to the report, Her creations were described as "complex and captivating workmanship" the reporter went on further to say the Eredappa pieces have a typically African spirit, and each piece was a success in the most prestigious European parades.
Kudos to this prestigious designer as she proudly flies the flag of Nigeria across borders .
Eredappa Hart, is a Nigerian born designer who has mastered theart of combining classic European lines with traditional AfricanAnkara fabrics and luminescent beadwork to create a stunningcollection that has become the talk of the fashion world.
Eredappa studied Business in England but upon her return toNigeria in 1994 she rediscovered her love of fashion. Beginning withdesigning unique footwear and handbags, her accessories were soldin France and Italy. But it was the emergence of the Eredappa label in 2006, specializing in womenswear clothing that made the fashionworld sit up and take notice.
Debuting at the "This Day" FashionShow, Nigeria, the buzz spread and her customer base grew. Shewent on to showcase her collections at Pret-A-Porter, Paris, the"True Love" Fashion Awards, South Africa, and "Arise Magazine"
Fashion Week in Nigeria, 2011. This recent showing earned her the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award.
Eredappa Hart, at the close of her Eredappa Spring Summer 2012 fashion show, during Couture Fashion Week Spring 2012.
Eredappa explaining the process of transforming an ordinary print fabric into a fully encrusted piece of artwork to Franca Sozzani during her visit to Nigeria .
Fashion Designer extraordinaire, Roberto Cavalli was so impressed during his visit , he had to take a picture of one of the designs.
Report from Vogue Italia can be viewed HERE