APiF: Please introduce your business and your designs.
Nónó Moda: NónóModa is a business made by a mother and a daughter in love with African prints. We make anything you want with the right African taste.
APiF: When and why did you start designing with African Prints and Fabrics?
Nónó Moda: About 3 years ago, when I finished my fashion design studies, I started to build my own collection inspired by Africa. People loved it so much that we continued using African fabrics.
APiF: How do you market your designs and how do you make them accessible to a global audience?
Nónó Moda: We have costumers from around the world – especially from Angola, London and France – and since we are on facebook, people from all around the world are getting to know us.
APiF: What is your favorite piece in your current collection?
Nónó Moda: The blazers and the jumpsuits because they are a clear example of what we stand for: Classic and European pieces in African prints. This showcases to everybody the beauty of Africa.
APiF: Any tips for new designers/start-ups in the fashion industry?
Nónó Moda: The fashion industry can be really hard and difficult to get in, so you should be strong and never let people take you down or say you can’t do nothing. When we believe in something – that’s all we need to start!