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Haute Couture sub-sector hamstrung with textile mills collapse

Haute Couture sub-sector hamstrung with textile mills collapse

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The Nigeria fashion industry, with its creativity in the use of fabrics to produce alluring styles, is merely standing on one leg.Past governments, through their unstable policies, succeeded in diminishing efforts of enterprising designers, including Frank Oshodi, Zizi Cardow, Lanre Da Silva, Lisa Folawiyo, Deola Sagoe, among others, who, despite all these, are making waves across the world, while exploring the African Ankara and other local fabrics with flora and fauna prints. These designers now spend huge sums of money to import fabrics, which is 1980 and 1990 were sourced locally. Reports say currently, out of the over 300 textile companies that were scattered across the country, providing numerous fashion designers with quality fabrics to dress Nigerians, and for export, onl...