Bright Black Fashion – A great platform for designers, fashions, makeup artists, photographers
Bright Black Fashion is a brand new worldwide digital platform the place abilities within the trend trade can discover a house to point out their expertise on a sequence of on-line challenges. If they get chosen as finalists on the platform, they may take part within the first season grand finale in Dubai in June 2022, the place the winners of every one of many 4 classes will get to work for elite corporations. The classes are Fashion designers, makeup artists, fashions and trend photographers.
Who are the ladies behind Bright Black Fashion?
From the upcoming trend trade within the center east, two Latino ladies residing in Dubai for the previous eight years, Andrea Laguna from Colombia and Alicia Becerra from Argentina, got here collectively over the last couple of years and began working to construct a bridge between complementary markets and broaden a search for alternatives and help rising expertise from around the globe.
Andrea Laguna is a Colombian singer with a background in enterprise and finance that arrived in Dubai eight years in the past with a contract to carry out in several venues with musicians from all around the world and later turned a contract artist in UAE.
As time handed, residing in a tradition away from house, she noticed many alternatives come up and began fascinated about learn how to help individuals looking out for new beginnings or looking out to get new experiences getting into a aggressive worldwide market the place fixed enchancment is the one solution to succeed.
“We need to give alternatives to proficient individuals who haven’t obtained the prospect to point out every thing they’ll do of their trade”, Andrea mentioned.
On the opposite hand, Alicia Becerra from San Luis, Argentina, is a businesswoman who had been working for a designer in Dubai for the previous 4 years and has all the time prolonged her efforts to assist individuals overcome skilled difficulties to enhance their lives.
“Bright Black Fashion is an incredible begin to the participant’s careers. There is a lot expertise and variety all around the world, and many individuals work exhausting however don’t get to the correct place on the proper time; all we wish is to supply them that particular alternative,” Alicia mentioned.
“I haven’t lived in lots of nations, however even when I’ve solely skilled a couple of, that form of publicity modifications you; I see it not solely on myself however virtually everybody who goes by means of it… it opens your thoughts and community to develop into a greater model of your self and proceed pursuing your desires… on the very least, residing in several nations offers a contemporary perspective in life. So with Alicia (my companion), we put collectively connections in trend and expertise in leisure to open as many doorways as attainable for others too,” Andrea added.
How can individuals take part within the platform?
“It may be very easy, anybody can register on our web site www.brightblackfashion.com or by means of the hyperlink in our Instagram @brightblackfashion, they choose the class they need to take part in, and that’s it.
They will obtain all the necessities by way of e-mail for the class they chose and begin the challenges for the choice crew to start the method,” Andrea defined.
What is the Bright Black Latin America Tour?
The tour is trying to help and convey consideration to the Bright Black Fashion platform and can occur in Latin American nations (Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico and others), showcasing native and worldwide designers and can start for the primary season in San Luis, Argentina, this subsequent 07th of May 2022 within the conference centre La Punta.
San Luis is a phenomenal and desired vacationer vacation spot in Argentina, presenting an ideal situation for the present.
Michael Cinco, one of many greatest names within the trend trade, a Filipino couture designer based mostly in Dubai for greater than twenty years and that has dressed celebrities like Beyonce, Jennifer López, Sofía Vergara, Lady Gaga and Rihanna, would be the headline designer of the present in San Luis alongside designers from the center east like Salma Khan and types like The Victor Closet in addition to rising designers from Latin America.
“We need to get the phrase out that there’s a new alternative for those that are severe in getting a possibility to shine and present their work” Alicia commented on the tour.
Which have been the foremost challenges you could have confronted creating and launching the platform? And how did you overcome them?
“The greatest challenges got here with the state of affairs of the world within the final couple of years being so closed due to the pandemic and the uncertainty that introduced… however it’s now reworking right into a energy when individuals are desperate to reactive their lives and Bright Black Fashion comes within the good time to supply precisely that, a brand new starting,” Andrea mentioned.
How does Bright Black Fashion compares to different scouting platforms or competitions that we see on the market on TV or different locations?
“Well… about that… all I can say is that any efforts to push and help new abilities is all the time a constructive, in my view.
For us, you will need to put all of the deal with the expertise and the members, and by presenting Bright Black Fashion within the worldwide enviornment, having contestants from all around the world and in several classes, it creates synergies within the trade that transcend the competition itself”.
“Also, for the time being, the impartial begin of this platform has given us the liberty to adapt and evolve organically with the trade and our viewers, with out the strain of a decent script, which tends to occur when offered on TV or screening platforms”. Andrea added.
If corporations need to collaborate, sponsor and help the platform, how can they become involved with you on this period of digital advertising and reaching their viewers by means of Bright Black Fashion?
“Given the media collaborators we’ve proper now (in Latin America and internationally), we will provide our sponsors an engaged, rising viewers, and it’s the method we are going to proceed to help increasingly abilities around the globe for this primary season and those to return. They can write to us to the e-mail [email protected]”.
From your perspective, what does the brand new era of abilities appear to be within the trend trade and can you stay solely in trend or do you could have plans to broaden alternatives into different industries?
The world has modified a lot within the final decade with the rise of social media as a part of our each day lives and extra so within the final couple of years, the place individuals look for inspiration and need to see extra relatable and approachable trend, and variety is an enormous factor, which provides alternative to a wider vary of abilities.
It may be very thrilling to see the evolution, inclusivity and consciousness that’s going down within the trend trade”.
“And to reply your different query, we’ve superb information coming quickly, we are going to current our second platform that will likely be for abilities within the music and leisure trade! I can’t wait!!… We will announce it after the grand finale of Bright Black Fashion in Dubai, in June 2022,” Andrea mentioned.