We talked to a couple of fashion customers and asked them how much they thought a bridal dress should go for. As you can guess, we got a lot of interesting and conflicting answers that will help you know more about how people percieve prices of bridal wears. Just in case you ever wondered how cheap or expensive it is to purchase a wedding dress, either ready-made or sewn from scratch, these answers below will give you some ideas.

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The Shangai Fashion Week is a fashion show that aims to promote local and international fashion designers by showcasing their collections to an audience, which includes top designers in the fashion industry.The organisers of the Shangai Fashion Week have made it the first ever digitally livestreamed fashion show, which makes it something worth celebrating.

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As a fashion designer, the importance of staying updated on the latest happenings and trends in the fashion scene cannot be overstated. By checking fashion websites or blogs, social media pages, and even Youtube channels, a fashion designer would be able to know the latest fashion news, styling ideas and so on. Check out top 5 Youtube channels that are good for fashion brands

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Have you ever gotten a fabric from a client in a particular colour, or maybe even purchased a pretty fabric from the market in a particular colour, and been unsure of what other colours to combine it with in the process of designing? If you have then trust me, you are not alone in this. Here is how you can use the colour wheel to help you out.

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As a result of this, companies and brands in the fashion industry have had to reevaluate their stance, and make pertinent decisions in order to remain relevant despite the pandemic. We want to take a look at some brands that have had to repurpose their fashion and fashion-related brands due to the pandemic, and what this means for each of them generally.

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From statistics, 80% of new business fail within the initial 3 years of starting. It's also harder when business owners have to run a 9-5 job or attend classes regularly, and run a business too. Omotola Bakare, a recent graduate, shared the challenges and struggles that came with running a fashion brand in the university.

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It's no news that many sectors of the world have been affected, and still continue to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic. But being proactive in this season, is the best thing any fashion organization or business owner can do. Prada has recently backed an Artificial Intelligence start-up, Bigthinx, to create the first live-streamed 3D virtual fashion show.

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Just like in every business, fashion businesses owners need to take note of their income and expenditure, just to be certain that the business is not running at a loss. We spoke to fashion entrepreneurs on the factors that affect pricing, and they determine the selling price of their products. Here's what they shared with us.

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The Fashion Souk Nigeria is one of the widely recognized trade fairs in the country. Not only does the fashion fair showcase the value chain of the fashion business, it is also a platform for emerging entrepreneurs and fashion experts to connect and network. The Fashion Souk 2020 was recently announced to be going virtual, and applications for vendor spaces are now open!

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With the lockdown getting eased in most parts of the world, many events organizers are bracing up for the season.With our Style Of The Moment column, we bring to you the latest styles taking the fashion industry by storm. Here's how tiered sleeves, off-one shoulder, plaid outfits, waist train and puffed sleeves can be infused in your wardrobe.

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In this column where Mauvelli focuses on commonly misused words in fashion, fashion entrepreneurs can stay updated and corrected on the wrong usage of words in fashion. Another essense of this column is for fashion entrepreneurs to truly understand the various terms and aspects of their business, in order to fully utilise them. So, considering all of these then, what do boning, shirring mean with respect to fashion design? And when does one use the term minimalist fashion? Sit tight as we delve

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We have previously spoken to Atinuke Awobode of DressMyCloset and Temitayo Balogun of May Coutures, on how they were able to turn lack of specialization and low capital around respectively to grow their businesses. In the same light too, we sparked a conversation with Adewunmi Olowokande of the Dew Davies brand, and she had more than a few things to share with us as regards her challenges and breakthroughs in building a successful fashion brand.

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Events and seminars are a god way to start the week, especially for fashion business owners. In order to increase exposure, as well as networking opportunities, attending events with various professionals in the industry would go a long way for your brand. And not to worry, Mauvelli has got you covered as we have brought to you events that you can attend in order to grow your brand to the next level.

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Imad Eduso is one fashion brand that has been able to add value to the Nigerian fashion industry by creating sophisticated, vibrant and functional pieces for the modern-day woman. With their bridal outfits line also, where they design outfits for church, court weddings and receptions, the Imad Eduso brand is one that's on a roll in the fashion industry. What's so special about Imad Eduso? Who's the brain behind it? And how has the brand been able to make a mark in the Nigerian fashion industry?

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Tiffany Amber is a luxury fashion brand, one of the first ready-to-wear brands in Nigeria, that puts out unique and pieces for the modern day woman. However, this pandemic brought a high level of uncertainty which questioned the survival of the 21-year old fashion brand. How, then, has Tiffany Amber been able to stay afloat despite the pandemic?

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Being a fashion entrepreneur does not necessarily mean that you have to be a fashion designer. While the market is filled with fashion designers, there are other aspects of fashion entrepreneurship like fashion retailing. Dropshipping is an aspect of fashion retailing you can take advantage of to become a fashion entrepreneur. Here is how to start and run a successful dropshipping business in Nigeria.

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Having a variety of styles that can be rocked to different occasions is remarkable as a fashionista. However, certain styles are in vogue compared to others, and knowing these styles are some of the advantages a Mauvelli fashionista enjoys! Nevertheless, here are some styles of the moment that you can infuse in your wardrobe to achieve a statement look.

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Textiles are also produced to represent the time, significance, and story of an era, and a good example is the Mimiremi Textiles brand which produces exclusive hand-printed prints that tell the African story. In that light also, the Ghanaian textile industry has launched the production of textiles which symbolizes the coronavirus pandemic, and its effect on Ghanaians and their communities.

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Just like sole rebel, whose shoes are handmade from the finest sustainable materials, most of these shoes are also handmade. One concern however, for most customers, is the high price of these custom made footwears compared to the international ones being produced. Often times, similar shoes, one made in Africa, and the other abroad, seem to have a wide range when it comes to the prices. We spoke to footwear brand owners on the reason for this, and the challenges they face also, and here's what

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Happy Eid Kabir esteemed Mauvelli readers! It's a season of celebration as we've already started seeing lots of dressing styles from our Muslim brethren. With abayas, shawls, turbans, and all other outfits and accessories, this year's Eid Kabir is definitely a banger! In celebration of this year's festival, here are some of the fashion brands that are doing well in the fashion industry and are owned by Muslim entrepreneurs.

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Glamera, a fashion beauty startup in Egypt, recently announced a six-figure seed funding from Dual Gate Investment Holding in order to expand across the Middle East and North Africa. With many announcements of equity funding in the Egyptian fashion space, what is the Egyptian government including in their industries, when compared with Nigeria? And what does this mean for Glamera?

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Staying updated on the latest fashion trends and interacting with various fashion industry experts and professionals would help a brand grow, as well as position it for global opportunities. In this segment, we share various events, ranging from fashion, business, even mental health, that can be beneficial to you as a fashion entrepreneur.

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Different social media platforms were set up for different reasons and have different uses and functionalities. As TikTok is used for sharing short amazingly creative videos, and Twitter is used mainly for bants and marketing purposes, LinkedIn is used for business. But one thing is for sure, they are all platforms where fashion brands can shine. Here are the pros and cons of using LinkedIn to promote your fashion brand.

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Femi Handbags is a fashion accessories brand in Nigeria that has become increasingly popular over the years, not only because of their unique products, but also the impact they have on Nigerian communities at large. Here's how the Femi Handbags brand is able to deliver value to the Nigerian leather industry, while producing unique products.

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Fashion styles become increasingly popular when a lot of people fancy the styles or when top celebrities rock them well. As you may already know, the choice of dressing of celebrities influences their fans and followers, and eventually a larger part of that social strata. So, what fashion styles are currently trending then? Let’s check them out!

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The fashion industry is ever-evolving, and innovation is never far from it.With the pandemic came doubts and fears over the future of fashion and the industry, but once again fashion designers have shown their resilience in the face of a bad situation. Here are 3 innovations that COVID-19 has brought to light.

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