African fashion channel HFA TV is now airing via the Airtel TV network.
The 24-hour fashion channel focuses on the continent’s fashion industry, giving viewers an insight into what happens backstage and in the front row at fashion shows, highlighting stylists, designers, models and more.
Its shows include ICYMI: Haute Outside, Haute List: Top Dix and Shop My Closet.
HFA TV CEO Oluwadamilola ‘Wadami’ Amolegbe said: “With over 30 million mobile data subscribers in Nigeria, Airtel is offering its users added value with the introduction of HFA TV and helping us keep to our mission to preserve and promote African fashion.”
HFA TV is available free on the Airtel network as long as you download the Airtel TV app. The channel can also be watched in Nigeria on FreeTV (Channel 821) and PlayTV (Channel 200).
Nigerian fashion channel HFA TV has licensed two of its programmes to Silverbird Television.
The debut seasons of Shop My Closet and Muslimah Style Guide will both begin airing on African free-to-air entertainment channel Silverbird TV this month.
Half-hour series Shop My Closet sees accomplished professionals and celebrities discuss their style. It will air on Silverbird every Wednesday at 11.00, from today to November 7.
Muslimah Style Guide, described as Nigeria’s foremost style show for Muslim women, is hosted by style consultant Oyinkansola Fatima Momoh. It will air on Silverbird on Fridays at 15.30, from August 17 to November 9.
“HFA TV’s mission is to build communities on different platforms to link African fashion brands to the right fashion audience. We are happy to be charting the course online and on television,” said HFA TV CEO Oluwadamilola Amolegbe.
Silverbird TV can be found on PlayTV (channel 804), DSTV (252), GoTV (92) and StarTimes (109).
African fashion website Haute Fashion Africa (HFA) has launched its linear TV network exclusively on Nigerian pay TV platform Play TV.
Occupying channel 200, HFA TV features programmes that focus on the fashion industry in Africa. Shows go backstage and into the front row at fashion shows, highlighting various fashion stylists, designers and models.
Shows in its launch line-up include ICYMI: Haute Outside, Haute List Top Dix and Shop My Closet.
HFA has been an online destination since 2006. Speaking about the channel launch, HFA TV CEO Oluwadamilola ‘Wadami’ Amolegbe said: “For a decade, the Haute Fashion Africa brand has maintained its commitment to being a platform profile for African designers exhibiting a taste for the cultural.
“Tempered with an appreciation of the varied degrees of influence by the West in today’s fashion, the website has served as an exposure in the fashion world. With the recent launch of HFA TV, it furthers the narrative through television.”
Pay TV platform Play TV, formerly known as ConSat, offers a wide range of entertainment, from kids’ shows to sports, news, music and movies. It has more than 50 channels, some of which are exclusive to Play TV, such as HFA TV, 1 Comedy, 1 Music and Irawo TV.