zizi cardow “Nigeria Fashion Designer”


Zizi cardow is a forerunner in contemporary African fashion. In 2000, when the label was launched, she began a revolution for the African fabric with a view to globalisation, resulting in a growing patronage in an ethnic fabric.

After her first year of breaking into the Nigerian fashion scene, zizi cardow the founder and brain behind the label, won the prestigious designer of the year award at the premier event, NFS (Nigerian fashion show) in 2001.This award launched her designs into the African market in (south Africa) and Europe(Italy, France and Britain).2002 ushered in a series of awards like DAME award for outstanding achievement in fashion, an occasion graced by the president and commander in chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria chief Olusegun Obasanjo, st Moritz style selection award, Imo state chamber of commerce conferred as an ambassador of fashion.Added to her list of laudable achievement is the nomination of her as the only Nigerian representative to the fashion and art exhibition in Milan tagged AFRICANDO, an occasion graced by the mayor of Milan, dignitaries and foreign ambassadors.

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In 2002 her fashion house staged a top-notch fashion show tagged ‘’jungle Renaissance’’ which receive rave reviews from both local and international critics in the fashion industry, this then created the scene for the staging of ‘’jungle renaissance reloaded’’ in 2006.By 2006 zizi cardow had become a household name.


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