Ermenegildo Zegna to open store in Nigeria

Last year the the New York Times announced “Suddenly Africa is Everywhere!”.  Africa was in movies, on the catwalks and on our newstands. The realization that Africa is being rebranded from an international charity case, into a rapidly emerging market, is sending some brands running to stake a claim in the once ignored continent. Joining the list of luxury brands opening up storefronts in Africa, is Ermenildo Zegna. The Italian […]

 

Events: Nollywood NYC

Nollywood NYC hosts film screenings and the cast of Fela! stops by New York’s Boucarou By Gina Jean Last Thursday I had the pleasure of attending the NollywoodNYC Benefit at Boucarou Lounge in New York’s Lower East Side. “Nollywood” aka Nigerian Hollywood movies have been sweeping the country and entertaining moviegoers for quite a while now. What began as a cobbling of low budget film productions has exploded into a […]