BET is launching a new local production called Made In Africa, aimed at discovering the best emerging designers from across Africa. It is is hosted and co-produced by multi-talented style queen Nandi Madida. Each episode will feature main panelist The Space designer retailer operations manager Vanessa Leisegang along with a rotating panel of fashion industry experts including Zama Mathe, Francois Vademme and Adama Amanda Ndiaye from Senegal discussing the latest industry trends and news in the world of fashion. A theme is assigned for the contestants to draw inspiration and creativity for their masterful designs. This includes drawing inspiration from architecture, the wilderness, bridal wear, film, sports, visual arts and the red carpet. Additional expert panelists include designer Natasha Tlagae from Botswana, Ice Models’ operations director Tiffany Prior, Architect Ndabo Langa, actress and stylist Sthandiwe Kgoroge and fitness queen Sbahle Mpisane.
The audience can expect a Pan African fashion reality show that celebrates the talent that we have across the continent. Witness the sweat and tears all in the name of finding Africa’s next household fashion designer. Shot in the beautiful background of Durban, this is more than just a TV show, it truly is a fashion showcase
Watch Made in Africa on BET (DStv channel 129) from Wednesday 30 May at 21h00 CAT and repeats from the 4 June at 16:00 CAT.