by Akhona Mongameli

With the growth of African fashion  and trends being messaged to the world, we undeniably cannot leave out some  dedicated  Icons that have shaped the direction of the continent . The business of fashion in Africa has become one of the fastest growing industries in the continent with  Countries like Nigeria being  one of the core contributors  to the direction.

The South meets the West with Colin Schouw- business man, radio host,   a fashion influencer incorporating  with the Nigerian born fashion forward and a TV host  Jimi Ogunlaja  . This duo has joined forces and ignited both their amicable fashion expertise to launch the first ever FASHION MOB at the famous V&A Waterfront and they say their aim is to document  behind the scenes footage that is leading to the evolving growth of the industry.

This two has graced most red carpet events in CAPE TOWN, grasping the most untouchable celebrity and A Listers’  lifestyle content for their successfully well executed TV show ‘ All Access “  on DSTV channel 190 SPICE TV – that debuted in February 2018.

If in the week  you are not listening to the most innovative online radio show on 2OceansVibe with Colin Schouw what else are you doing? This is the show where he tackles the issues around the Business of Fashion, entrepreneurs and social media issues.  Jimi also owns  a modeling agency where he scouts models for various fashion shows in Cape Town, do make sure you acquaint him to make your debut on the RUNWAY – with just 10 years in living in the City  but this eloquent social butterfly has worked with many stunning brands towards the growth of fashion in the city of Cape Town.

The FASHION MOB is the newest initiative which we are looking forward to as game changers of African fashion. This collaboration is helping many to shift the attention from the world fashion capitals, making  Cape Town not only a tourist attraction city but to be viewed by the world  also as a fashion hub.

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