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Fashion Lab radio
The show that dissects the business behind Fashion in Africa & the first Fashion-Business Radio show to go live on air in the world. Through Fashion Lab Africa, we provide a platform where growth and development within the fashion industry is promoted and facilitated for sustainability and economic growth in Africa.
The show is focused on the different aspects, elements and dynamics of the fashion industry in Africa and beyond through sharp, unapologetic, robust engagement and forthright debate which epitomize the ethos of the show.
The intrinsic focus for the show includes Fashion Business, Education, culture, demystifying of stereo types and is congruent with a Social Exchange angle in Fashion.
The objective of the Fashion Lab show is to empower the general public, emerging designers, retailers and any other stakeholders to ensure that a positive message is carried across the broadcast platform with tangible outcomes for the audience and the fashion industry.
Liz Ogumbo-Regisford (www.lizogumbo.com) hosts and produces the Fashion Lab Show joined by Eji Benson with his Echoes From NYC and Francesca Marzilli with her Echoes From Europe.
There are few Africans whose creative journey has been as wide-ranging, singular and successful as the one travelled by Liz Ogumbo.
Over the past decade, this formidably focused Kenyan has established herself as creative entrepreneur whose work in music, fashion, television, radio and wine. Through all these, she shares an enviable commitment to excellence and to fostering relationships and projects that advance the African creative industries globally.
Liz Ogumbo is a creative entrepreneur with a specific focus in
Fashion | Music | Wine | Media.
'Echoes From NYC'
Eji Benson is a fashion expert who has been playing int the global fashion production industry for over 20 years.
He is Founder and CEO ENNUI NEW YORK INC and Founder and Creative director of ENNUI HOME and Co-Founder at FINISHER ACTIVEWEAR
He has extensive fashion design and manufacturing experience including Collection planning, Design and development, manufacturing, Fashion licensing, retail and supply chain
'Echoes From Europe'
Active in Product Design and Development activities since 1998,
She has been teaching Fashion History, Design and Textile Technology at IPSSS in Italy, until 2007.
Since 2009 collaborated as a Product Manager and Production Supervisor for private labels,
She lectures in Textile Technologies for Short-term Trainings at Magestil-Escola de Moda de Lisboa, and creates Exclusive Styles for Brides, Fashion Shows, Private Customers and Public Figures.
At this moment works as a Designer and Consultant for private labels at Mário Batista L.da,
also assisting Clients from the Portuguese-speaking Africa and from Brazil.
Amanda Van Annan
'Keeping It Real With Amanda'
Amanda Van Annan is a skilled, reliable and inventive business professional with an international career and a background as a Model, Actress and Producer.
She has worked in the Fashion and Beauty industry and has occupied key management positions in companies located in London and Los Angeles.
She graduated The Berlin School of Creative Leadership in order to pursue a business career in business.
Zakiyya Bham aka 'The Make-Up Maverick' is the voice behind our brand new Fashion-Beauty Blog on FLA.
Through her travels she is exposed to new places, different landscapes, art, life, fashion and interesting people which allows her to evolve as the world does; with new techniques and trends but staying true to her signature style: fresh, healthy, ultra-feminine looks with bold pops of colour.
An established, well known & capable photographer, Donn Thompson, has developed a signature brand of photography with his company, DracInc. Donn Thompson has a stellar reputation for producing top quality work and exceeding client expectations.
His extensive experience of more than 30 years in the industry has amassed him and his company an exceptional and diverse portfolio.
More importantly, Donn's technical expertise, artistic eye, creative vision and attention to detail help to create alluring, stylish, and captivating images. His images sell a product while telling a story.