Hennaflower | Behind the Blossoming trend of Fusing Cultures in Fashion Design



New York, NY-JUNE 2012 –  Robin Shumays of Hennaflower will showcase Friday, July 13th at Africa Fashion Week inNew York. AFWNY, a luxury multi-day event produced by Adirée, will take place at the Broad Street Ballroom on July 12th, 13th, 14th in New York City’s financial District.

Robin Shumays, New York based African American designer, Middle Eastern dancer, and a new mom, is going to relaunch her gorgeous fashion line Hennaflower at the Africa Fashion Week New York this coming July. Robin has long been preparing for this relaunching and being able to showcase at AFWNY will not only be her chances to make a statement but also to market directly to buyers who are looking for something with that edge. Hennaflower is an original couture party dress line with a fun, flirty, ethnic edge that stems from the designer’s love of Indian, Middle Eastern and African culture and textiles.

Hennaflower is unique in the way it seamlessly blends together ethnic sensibilities and textiles with a modern, urban, girly girl style”. –Robin Shumays

AFWNY includes runway shows hosting 21+ designers from various countries in Africa and those of the African Diaspora, exhibitions, and industry networking events. Opening designers Francis Hendy, Korto Momolu, and designers like Mafi, Attolle Collection, Geraldo Fashions and others will showcase.


About Robin Shumays:

Robin is an African American designer based in Queens, New York. Her works are heavily influenced by Indian, Middle Eastern and African culture and textiles.

About Adirée: 

Adirée, based in NYC, NY, focuses on event production, organization, and consulting for small to medium size clients in the areas of Fashion, Beauty, and Home Decor.

For More Information Contact:

Adirée │Public Relations


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