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MUKTAR WON THE MERIT AWARD FOR SDAY 2017 SHENZHEN DESIGN AWARD FOR YOUNG TALENTS IN ASSOCIATION & COOPERATION WITH UNESCO CREATIVE CITIES NETWORK.

 

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR CREATIVE DIRECTOR ON HIS FEATURE ON FORBES AFRICA. Hardcopy available in newsstand across Africa

 
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American born Nigerian Muktar Onifade, a self-taught creative director and seamster with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, is one of those rising designers. Four years ago, from his bedroom in Detroit and while working as a calibration specialist for GM, he decided to create a high-end brand called VIZUVLGVDŠ (Visual Gods).

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NBCBLK28; NBCBLK is using the 28 days in the month of February to honor 28 of the nation's most impressive innovators, all 28 years and younger. Get to know the #NBCBLK28 class of 2017. 

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Meet the African fashion designer who beat the odds.

 

Fashion designing is regarded as one of the most lucrative businesses in the creative world, but in Africa, the lack of corporate support and appreciation of local designs have seen designers struggling in this industry.

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"In our new series, The Artist is Present, we revel in and get to know the minds behind Africa’s creative world in fashion, art, music prose and more. We dive below the surface with African artists to talk about their process and purpose.

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Engineer by day, fashion designer by night; Muktar Onifade is a professional engineer and up and coming fashion designer. He recently showcased his work at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg and believes that both his crafts go hand-in-hand

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Young money covers designer Luxury on the High Street. Engineer turned fashion creative Muktar Onifade gives us insight into the fast growing world of High Street fashion. We discuss his brand VIZUVLGVDS and the launch of his new collection at Africa Fashion International/Mercedes Benz Fashion week

COSMOPOLITAN SA featuring VIZUVLGVDS SS18 READY TO WEAR COLLECTION AT THE MERCEDES BENZ 2017 FASHION WEEK JOHANNESBURG