This is what it means Entertainment with responsibility. Not just entertainment just for the sake of it. It’s an investment, a proper investment into the future of talented and skillful Nigerians, who needs the necessary push, the much needed exposure, the right direction etc to be the next Nigerian superstar entrepreneur
The Nigerian TV viewers and fashion scene is about to witness unprecedented action as the ‘Africa Content Powerhouse’, Digital Interactive Media, DIM producers of several award winning reality shows likes of the most watched reality show-The Next Movie Star; the emotional and highly captivating-The Supermom Reality Show; behavioral change advocacy drama, Mama Bomboy; amongst several others have announced the debut of their brand spanking new show-the Scissors Reality Show, with the main objective of promoting creativity among young fashion entrepreneurs in Nigeria, where viewers will be thrilled with exceptional and signature Designs, unlimited Suspense and Showcase of the Styles Nigeria and by extension Africa, have to offer.
SCISSORS is a World Class Fashion, Style & Entrepreneurship Reality TV Show. An explosion and exploration of latent talents. A celebration of boundless Youthfulness, unparalleled Creativity, exceptional Hard /Smart work, invigorating Freshness and an exciting Break from the Norm in fashion value chain.
Giving the background into the idea of the Scissors Reality Show, The CEO of Digital Interactive Media, DIM, Mr. Sola Fajobi said, “Back in the days, the fashion industry was seen to be dominated by the uneducated in quote. People who had supposedly failed in school were pushed by their parents or guardians to learn a skill from tailoring, to hairdressing, welding, and even auto-mechanics”.
But “In the immediate recent past, fashion designing has moved away from such a perception. Now we have proper University Graduates with excellent degrees, well trained Entrepreneurs, Top Corporate Players and other highly Educated and Experienced People, holding sway in the fashion industry value chain. From Deola Sagoe to Folake Coker to Mudi to Dakova to Vivid Imaginations, Ethelberts amongst others. The fashion business has seriously evolved in leaps and bounds.
In recent years we have seen young educated, trendy, savvy, ambitious, creative entrepreneurs who are changing the game in the fashion business. Thus, the new generation stakeholder in the fashion value chain must be very creative, highly disciplined, very focused, digitally savvy, trendy, showy, and business minded”, he concluded.
The Scissors Reality Show is set to create an ultimate fashion experience, where the most promising and very talented fashionista from Fashion Stylist to the Tailors to the Models will showcase the latest fashion trends and products to a large and diverse audience of consumers, fashion aficionados and industry professionals.
According to Sola Fajobi, who doubles as the executive producer of the show, Scissors is a platform on the quest for the new digital fashion entrepreneur. It is design to seek, discover and promote hidden talents in fashion industry.
“With World Class Production, The Best of Aesthetics, A Marriage of African Culture with Contemporary Styles…… We are Showcasing the Most Youthful, Stylish and Fashionable Designers in Nigeria to the World”.
“By the end of the show, we would have engaged the minds of the participants towards endless creative opportunities, which would serve as a brand recall to Made in Nigeria wears and products.
The Most Outstanding Performer(s) will leave the Show with a Fully Set Up Multi-Million Naira Business Empire.
The show will have Eight Teams, each made up of four members: a stylist, a fashion designer, a male and a female model. Teams will be paired to do battle, one against the other, in the quest to win a spot in the creative world of patterns and craft.
It will be 42 days of an Exciting and Engaging Show, Broadcast for 30mins Daily, with One Hour Omnibus show on Saturdays and Sundays on leading Terrestrial & Cable TV Stations in Nigeria and Across Africa. The Production will be Shot by a Multi-National & World Class Production Crew using the latest Production Equipments and Technology.
One Mansion with Residences, Lounges, Sitting Rooms, Kitchen, Styling & Design Room, Runway by the waterside, Makeup & Costume Parlor, Judges Lounge, Interview Room, Props Room, and The Main Lounge for all the tasks. The Show will highlight the Lifestyle of the Contestants, Special Tasks [On Site & Off Site], The Pressure of Work, The Creative Process, The Production Process and loads of Entertainment.
N20m Naira worth of Prizes would be on Offer for Winning Teams. This comes in Cash, Equipments, Business Set Up e.t.c.
It’s free for participants across Nigeria.
To Apply, Log on to www.scissors.ng and follow the social media pages @ngscissors on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.