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Zucchini Fashion Apprentice Fellowship Programme

The Zucchini Fashion Apprentice Fellowship Programme (Z-FAP) is a 6 or 12 month blended experiential learning providing budding fashion entrepreneurs with hands-on, practical, individual and team based work, peer review, and personalized business mentoring. Participants while learning also earn on every productive work engaged in on the programme. The programme is fully sponsored; hence free for participants. Who Can Apply? Budding fashion entrepreneurs who have had basic fashion training Fashion entrepreneurs who demonstrate business clarity OR aspiring fashion entrepreneurs with clear business [...]

Join Our Team: The Position of Administrative Assistant is Open

Zucchini Outfits hereby requests for applications from qualified candidates for the position of Administrative Assistant. As an Administrative Assistant, you will be responsible for providing administrative and office support functions to staff and assuming bookkeeping, reservation, and reception. These duties include but are not limited to: database system maintenance, office supply purchasing and expense administration, correspondence and record keeping, reception and telephone duties. The Candidate must be: Open to learning Be Proficient with Microsoft Application (Excel use is very important) Possess written and oral [...]

The Nation Newspaper Reportage on Zucchini Outfits at the Intra-African Trade Fair in Cairo, Egypt

The African Export-Import Bank’s (Afreximbank’s) sponsored Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) in Cairo, Egypt attracted numerous exhibitors from Nigeria, largely sponsored by the Bank of Industry (BoI) and the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC). Group Business Editor SIMEON EBULU, who was at the fair, reports. An affable designer of children’s wears (Zucchini) from Ibadan, Olubunmi Olalekan, was quite excited about the fair, saying it’s a beautiful thing that has given her tremendous exposure. She spoke on her design style, fabrics and [...]

Zucchini Fashion Center: Raising the Standard of Fashion Training

At Zucchini Fashion Center, we provide specialized course training affording learners the opportunity to develop practical, vocational, creative and commercial skills in the fashion industry. With modern machinery, conducive environment and seasoned trainers, learners can be rest assured that they are on the right part to a successful career and enterprise in the fashion industry. We also provide internship opportunities for our students to hone their skills and learn from how we run our business while they also earn. Below are [...]

Zucchini Kiddies Lounge After-School Sessions: Enhancing Children Innate Abilities

The school season is here and most parents are making plans for different activities to engage their wards with after school closes. Due to the tight work schedule of most parents, they often have to leave their children in school for lessons or in some other cases at the mercy of house helps. Parents can heave a sigh of relief while being assured that their children are in safe hands, learning through play life building skills. Zucchini Kiddies Lounge provides [...]

Our Kidsewstars’ Time-Out at Martha’s Kitchen

Summer sewing class is almost over but it’s not enough that the kids can sew, but that they learn with the sewing skill other basic manners which help in building confidence into the kids. It is in the light of this that we had our lunch today at Martha’s Kitchen, Jericho. This in a bid to teach the kids some of the basic etiquette of dinning. Don’t forget, our approach is to make learning fun and practical for the [...]

Zucchini Fashion Design Summer Camp 2018: Meet Our Kidsewstars

Years ago, handwork was one of the necessary skills for children, little wonder there was dignity in work. While it is very unlikely they will all turn out as fashion icons, there’s a great deal of advantages on the exposure and development of their creative minds. Besides the obvious benefit of being able to make their own designs, sew on a wayward button, hem a new pair of pants, or even craft a new baby gift, handwork provides your children [...]

4 Year Old Inspires At Zucchini Fashion Summer Camp 2018

The 2018 Zucchini Fashion Summer Camp commenced on Monday, 6th August 2018. Our newly designed, equipped and elegant fashion lab specifically tailored towards children development was unveiled for use. It was super fulfilling seeing the children excited, energetic and responsive as the introductory class commenced. Standing out at the opening class of the summer camp was a four year old. Though the summer camp admits children from five years and above, the dad persuaded us to admit her insisting that [...]

Fashion Design Summer Camp 2018

Another Summer Holiday is here and it is a great time for children to learn and hone a skill which will form an integral part of their future endeavours. “Education that helps young people develop (life skills) has transformative potential” – UNICEF The Fashion Design Summer Camp is a fun, interactive and exploratory 4-week programme introducing kids between the ages of 5 to 17 years to the world of fashion. The programme teaches children new skills and tools, develop life skills, [...]