FACES OF THE CAMPAIGN

We would like to introduce you to 8 powerful and inspiring ladies, who are the faces of the 170 years of Vlisco campaign. Through them we honour all African women and wish to inspire you with their exciting stories.

TOGO - ESTHER AZIABLÉ


Mrs Aziablé has been a Vlisco trader since 1980. She belongs to the 4th generation of Nana Benz, a group of successful female Vlisco traders in Togo and has her own boutique-gallery, Manatex, in Lomé.


IVORY COAST - ELISABETH N’CHO


Mrs N’CHO is a Top 3 Vlisco trader from the Ivory Coast. She’s independently been selling Vlisco since 1978 and she has her own shop in the Adjamé market.


GHANA - ANITA ERSKINE


Anita is a charismatic radio and TV personality who’s involved in several women empowerment charities in Accra. Her husband introduced her to Vlisco and she’s been an ambassador ever since.


DRC - PATRICIA NZOLANTIMA


Patricia is an ambitious entrepreneur and philanthropist who often wears Vlisco to her formal occasions. She represented D.R. Congo at the Young African Leaders Initiative from the Obama administration.


BENIN - ANGELIQUE KIDJO


Angelique is a world famous singer and 3-time Grammy winner who wears lots of Vlisco during her performances. She’s originally from Benin but currently lives in New York.


NIGERIA - EJIRO AMOS-TAFIRI


Ejiro is an upcoming fashion designer based in Lagos. She loves mixing Vlisco with lots of different materials to make her glamorous creations.


NIGERIA - ZAINAB ORIOLA


Zainab is an entrepreneur from Abuja who started her own successful Vlisco business. She embroiders and embellishes Vlisco fabrics, making them even more special and precious.


NIGERIA - CELESTINA OBASI


Celestina is a Vlisco trader and CEO of her own textile company in Onitsha. She’s a member of the 36-inch trader group who sell Vlisco fabrics used by the Igbo people for a special kind of wrapper.

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