I try to support anyone that has successfully turned a great idea into reality.. It is
quiet very inspiring and makes me want to push myself harder. I was in no way hesitant to share this awesome fashion hub NEEDLE PLUS with you’ll fashion lovers when I was contacted for this reason:
It focuses on African Fashion
I know how frustrating and tiring it could be when you have to search the entire in and out of google, several sites and IG accounts to find the perfect style to sew for an event. Needle+ categorises styles from ankara to lace, dansiki etc. which makes easier and faster to find your preferred style amongst many other features. So why stress when you can find thousands of style on one platform…and yes! you can upload your styles as well.
Personally I love the concept of Needle+ and I appreciate the effort the team has put behind creating this platform. You also can show support by creating your profile here – www.needleplus.com and spread the good news with friends and family.
After a personal nightmare seeking out style for a life defining event/occasion, I and my co-creator Howard Izundu set out to redefine what style means to the modern African millennial.
After some months spent on this path, some days ago, we just launched this thing called Needle+ into the wild. It is a style hosting app for style inspirations and fashion that we hope helps people find the best and baddest style inspirations for their next outfit. Needle+ is an online style book that enables people get style inspirations from their fellow everyday African. It doesn’t have to be a celeb. There are everyday Black people whose styles you have always admired and imitated. Now, we are giving you a better way of doing that online.
It’s still in private beta and not publicly launched yet but we are giving your blog readers early access. Needle+ is on a mission to organize African style. Some of the things I noticed was that there was no central hub for all things African fashion e.g. when you need style inspirations, what usually happens is that you start from Google and stare down that rabbit-hole of Ankara and Aso-Ebi blog posts which might not best suit your needs after a large amount of searching. Hence if you want to sew a cloth, even if you are following bellanaija on IG, you will hardly see a central hub for Style trends. Needle+ hopes to help solve this by organizing and making accessible as much of African fashion as possible. We solved this by letting people upload and share their style moments, enabling others to use it as style inspirations. Users are able to upload or browse styles, embed on blogs, make their styles private, create albums of styles they like and have used, follow fashion Icons who post styles on Needle+ and then Whatsapp styles directly to their Tailors. We understand that African fashion designers usually price their designs out of the reach of the common millennial. We created Needle+ to make it easy to easily copy a style you like and send it to your tailor.