Fashion collaborations tend to yield exciting prospects. In the world today, what fashion has come to stand for goes beyond pretty clothes on pretty people; statements are made, multiple topics are explored, and empowerment never goes out of season. Sunlight Nigeria keeps taking strides in empowering women. Initiatives like the Shakti Program has already empowered over 3,000 women. Collaboration with Lagos Fashion Week, in 2018, led to the funding (worth four million Naira) of two female-led fashion businesses.
As Lagos Fashion Week 2019 comes up in October, Sunlight has collaborated with Style House Files, a fashion-focused business development agency, to sponsor two designers to create and showcase a Sunlight collection at the event. Chibuzor Emordi and Morenikeji Akinsola, owners of Vuthiswa and Zurizola, are female designers that train students in different areas of clothes production throughout the year.
The Sunlight Collection by Vathiswa and Zurizola celebrates the total woman; a daughter, sister, wife, mother, career woman, trailblazer, role model and much more.
To evoke the bubbly, fun loving attributes of the Sunlight woman, the collection is airy, light and fresh. Flowy fabrics transcend into easy-to-wear and delicate silhouettes. This tilts towards the practicality of a modern woman who keeps a job and returns home at the end of the day to her family.
Bold colors rule the collection. For a woman who wants to stand out, and make it through the day in colors that excites while projecting a glowing personality.
The designers had one line in the mind for this collection: “Time flies when you’re having fun.” The idea is for the go-getter who has a busy life yet finds the fun in going about their daily routine and empowering themselves and other women.
Keji and Chichi are passionate about empowering other people and creating jobs. With their work and the sponsorship by Sunlight, they needn’t go far for inspiration. Female empowerment remains at the core of their work. They’re empowered by Sunlight as they continue to empower others.
The Sunlight collection will be available for sale at the Lagos Fashion Week, 2019, from the 23rd to the 26th of October, 2019.
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About Unilever Ghana and Nigeria
Unilever Ghana Nigeria is where great people, terrific brands and proud traditions converge, to meet and satisfy the needs of people and families across Nigeria. We anticipate the aspirations of our consumers and customers and respond creatively and competitively with branded products and services that are good for them and good for others.
Many of Unilever Ghana Nigeria’s brands are household names and very much a part of both Ghana and Nigeria’s history. These are Lipton, Close Up, Pepsodent, Knorr, Royco, OMO, Sunlight, Lux, Lifebuoy, Vaseline and Pears. Unilever’s commitment to the development of both economies remains resolute.
Over the years, the company has contributed immensely to Ghana and Nigeria’s socio-economic development in the following key areas: employment generation &skills development, enhancing local manufacturing through foreign direct investment, building local capacity for regional export, ensuring full compliance with fiscal and regulatory requirements, providing support for enhanced social living and localised manufacture of brands.
We aim to continue to add value to Ghana and Nigeria not only through continued investments in local manufacturing and backward integration but also through various social projects that are aligned to the Unilever Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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