World Cup Gear |54 Kingdoms Scores At Africa Fashion Week in New York


Adda Tidjani, Marketing & Promotion Associate

World Cup Gear |54 Kingdoms Scores At Africa Fashion Week in New York

54 Kingdoms Adiree Public Relations New York (1)NEW YORK, NY, July 7, 2010- 54 Kingdoms will present their latest collection at Africa Fashion Week (New York) (AFWNY), 6:00 PM Est. on Friday July 16th, 2010 at the Broad Street Ballroom, Lower Manhattan’s premiere event space.

Nana Poku and Kwaku A. Awuah from Ghana founded 54 Kingdoms in 2006 to best address the problem of cultural and ethnic disassociation by using fashion as a means to create cultural inclusion. The start-up clothing and apparel company has a mission of bringing the ideology of ethnicity, culture and fashion integration to a higher level by creating pieces tailored to the appeal of its consumers.

Their motto, Identity through Fashion, is meant to empower individuals who uphold and recognize their Afrikan/African ancestry and culture. “The heart of 54 Kingdoms’ collection lies within the graphics; each design have a different significance to people based on their cultural heritage and ethnic background” stated CEO Nana Poku.

Recently, 54 Kingdoms was the first company to take the lead in branding Africa’s first ever FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010 by introducing a personalized collection that represents the six participating African countries.

AFWNY is produced by Adiree  and includes runway shows hosting 21+ designers from various countries in Africa and those of the African Diaspora, exhibitions, and industry networking events. Featured designers include Frank Osodi, Kosibah, and Côté Minou.

Press, Celebrities and Media scheduled to attend include New York Times, New York Daily News, NFL NY Jets Safety James Ihedigbo, Supermodel Oluchi and 2001 Ms. World Agbani Darego.


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