Jan Malan, Producer Extra-ordinare, graces the cover of Ladybrille Magazine as our Man of the Month for our July 2011 Fashion Designer Edition.
Jan Malan has staged shows in 19 countries and on 4 continents packaging and presenting African designers and models in the best possible light. Malan discovered Supermodel Oluchi Onweagba-Orlandi in 1998; and has had a significant input in the success of her career to date. Malan is also co-founder of Oluchi’s model agency O Models in addition to his company Umzingeli Productions.
In 1997, Jan Malan conceptualized the popular Face of Africa model competition for Mnet and has been involved extensively in the show. He has also produced fashion shows, four times now, at New York Fashion Week, including the first showing of African designers at New York Fashion Week in 2002 via Afridesia Anglo-Gold Fashion show and the first ever Arise Fashion Show in 2009.
We are delighted to have Jan as our Ladybrille Man of the Month and look forward to sharing his first USA exclusive feature with you all this month!
Watch Jan Malan’s work come to life at the Ladybrille covered New York Fashion Week, Arise Show below.
WOMAN OF THE MONTH: OBY NWAOGBE
Founded in 2007, Ladybrille® Magazine is a California based pioneer digital publication celebrating the brilliant woman in business and leadership, with an emphasis on the African woman in the diaspora and the continent. The magazine has its foundation in fashion and provides extensive coverage on African fashion inspired news stories.