FAB FASHION: MultiChoice Nigeria presents “The Fashion Protégé” Reality TV Show


Lagos Fashion and Design Week ended last weekend and you are one of those talented designers who applied and have been slaving away to get your time in the spotlight to no avail. If I just described you then you need to get in the running to win N1million naira and more!

MultiChoice Nigeria presents The Fashion Protégé, one of Nigeria’s biggest fashion design competitions.

The show which is in search of Nigeria’s next big fashion star, was created to celebrate the 20th anniversary of MultiChoice Nigeria. The Fashion Protégé is a 5-episode Nigerian reality television series that will air later this year on DSTV’s AfricaMagic.

Contestants guided by mentors, will compete to be recognized as Nigeria’s next big fashion star.

On deciding to create the show, a representative from MultiChoice Nigeria says “As MultiChoice turns 20, it is important that we invest in our communities that have kept African stories alive and foster the next generation of creative talents. This will create an opportunity for them to tell their own stories through their designs.”

Designers, Fashionistas, Fashionistos, Stylists and every fashion savvy individual, this is an opportunity you cannot miss. Get your creative and resilient spirits energized as you will be tested on how to succeed in the cutthroat fashion industry.

If you know you’ve got all it takes to make it big in fashion, then be ready to prove it.

It’s a few hoops to the finish line, but if you’ve got the talent, then you can be on your way to becoming Africa’s most celebrated budding designer. Simply enter the competition by following these few steps;

How to Enter

Read all there is to know about MultiChoice Nigeria

Design a piece inspired by MultiChoice Nigeria

Take a photo of your design and submit via email to [email protected] Photo must be accompanied by a short explanation of how design is inspired by MultiChoice Nigeria.


Submitted Entries will be judged by a panel of Fashion Experts & a representative of MultiChoice Nigeria for:


-Connection to MultiChoice Nigeria theme

-Quality of Garment

30 finalists will be shortlisted for the audition

10 contestants will be chosen for the 5 episode reality series

1 winner will emerge!

Entry Guidelines

Contestants must be between ages 18-35

Designer, Stylist, Fashion Enthusiast. Ability to sew not compulsory for participation. However, Creative Direction must be executed by contestant.

If already in business; business must have been established for a period less than 2 years

Contestants must be based in Nigeria.

Up For Grabs is N 1,000,000 (1 Million), Mentorship by a renowned Nigerian designer, an International Fashion Trip, a Special Feature Interview on BellaNaija, a Feature in a Top Fashion Magazine & a Lookbook by a Top Photographer.

Deadline: Entries close Monday 18 November 2013 at 23:59 GMT

Contact: For more information about The Fashion Protégé, visit www.dstv.com | www.facebook.com/dstvng


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