”THE FUTURE IS
FEMALE AND AFRICAN”
TALKS & WORKSHOPS
….an independent trend watcher and concept developer with an enormous sense for style and a creative, entrepreneurial mindset. …a unique, driven personality and catalyst in context of the African Fashion ecosystem.
— Max van Lingen
( former Brand director MEXX & Vlisco Group)
I GRADUATED AS A TRENDCONSULTANT AND CONCEPT DEVELOPER, FOUNDED AN ONLINE WOMEN’S WEAR BRAND MADE IN AFRICA, I RUN A CREATIVE STUDIO FOCUSED ON FACILITATING CROSS-CULTURAL COLLABORATIONS WITH GLOBAL TALENT, INFLUENCERS AND CREATIVE COMMUNITITES.
GUIDING & CONSULTING BRANDS
Nsimba Valene founded thefofa.com, a platform aiming to decode the future of fashion in Africa by the means of the works and views of industry professionals. Through the platform she also offers future insights from fashion to lifestyle and culture. Her agency consults and guides brands in grasping opportunities in, with or inspired by African trailblazers. As a brand matcher she offers services ranging from concepts, campaigns, strategy, talentscouting to event curation for global brands.
PRODUCTION IN WEST-AFRICA
Founded by Nsimba Valene in 2016, LIBAYA is an online women’s wear brand, exclusively producing tops in Africa. Inspired by women and beauty curated by Africa, the creative director has been able to build a brand that holds strong African narratives but is celebrated globally.