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  Selar, Nigeria’s leading platform for the purchase and sale of digital products, is organizing a Fashion Upcycling program for Nigerian fashion entrepreneurs. This program is open to persons aged between 19 and 30 years who want to make a positive impact on the environment even as they build their fashion enterprise.
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Through this initiative, a number of fashion entrepreneurs will gain insights into globally-relevant themes in the world of fashion. Such issues include climate awareness and the power of fashion startups to drive positive change with respect to the environment. Participants will also acquire valuable skills in sustainable fashion (including upcycling and waste reduction), network with peers, gain hands-on experience, and receive support to excel in their trade.


These benefits will accrue to participants of the SELAR Fashion program:
  • Receive the e-book “What Does Climate Have to Do with Fashion?”
  • Attend and learn upcycling from online and physical classes
  • Benefit from a 3-month paid internship where they will gain real world experience
  • Gain access to funding to kick-start their fashion project
  • Network with like-minded individuals

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This program is open to persons who meet these criteria:
  • Be aged 19 to 30 years
  • Have a decent knowledge of sewing
  • Desire to learn about upcycling in fashion
  • Access to internet and device with webcam
  • Note: Participants will be provided with a sewing machine and basic sewing kit

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Further Details

The online session will run from November 29- December 3. The grand finale will take place in Lagos on December 3. If you would like to apply for this opportunity, you can do so HERE Featured Image Source: Selar
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This article was first published on 10th November 2023


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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