For Immediate Release
Luxury African Fashion Panel Discussion: Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) Hosts Africa Fashion Week Designers in New York. (Download the Adiree | Luxury African Fashion Panel Press Kit)
New York, NY-July 2012- Adirée announces today that Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 2 P.M. EST, at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) | Katie Murphy Amphitheater Africa Fashion Week designers and Adiat Disu, founder of Adirée-producers of Africa Fashion Week(s)-will speak at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City.
Please view event details here also : https://africafashionweek.com/newyorkschedule/wednesday-july-11th/.
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The two-hour panel discussion will focus on “Africa as an Emerging Market for Fashion.” Topics discussed will include the following:
Africa As An Emerging Market for Fashion
- Luxury African Fashion – What does this mean or look like
- Sustainable | Eco Friendly | Social Enterprising Fashion Brands – How African designers are giving back while building their brands and increasing sales globally
- The Metamorphosis of the International “Afrofashinista or “Afrofashinisto” – How she or he dresses, where to purchase items, and where to get the latest news on fashion designers, and how designers are influencing international consumers
Africa Fashion Week Designers on the FIT panel are the following:
Cameroon Collective (Please view details here)
Francis Hendy (Trinidad & Tabago)
Robin Shumays (African –American)
Disu, founder of AFWNY and Adirée president will share her understanding and knowledge on African Fashion and Luxury, but also the implications of growing African fashion and luxury industry.
Africa Fashion Week designers will discuss their designs, aesthetic, and inspirations.
In addition, the discussion will also cover the sustainability in fashion since this year’s AFWNY is adding an eco-friendly twist
“We’re pleased to be invited by the Fashion Institute of Technology, a school that has given birth to many notables in the international fashion industry such as Nina Garcia (editor-at-large, Marie-Claire Magazine), Carolina Herrera (fashion designer, President of Carolina Herrera New York, Michael Kors, President and CEO of Michael Kors, and Joe Zee- Creative Director of Elle Magazine, host of Sundance Channel’s original program All on the Line and Angela Simmons, TV personality, fashion designer, CEO of Pastry Kicks) , ” says Disu.
AFWNY proclaimed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City- 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. For more information, please visit: www.afwny.com
The Fashion Institute of Technology, usually known as FIT, is a State University of New York (SUNY) college that focuses on art, business, design, and technology in connection to the fashion industry.
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.
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