The first ever Glam Africa fashion Night is shaping up to be quite an interesting one. With Hosts including former Big Brother Contestant and NL Magazine cover girl Toya Washington and comedian Wale Gates, organisers have now announced a formidable list of designers who will be showcasing their latest designs at the show.
6 designers confirmed include couture Bridal designer Yemi Osunkoya of Kosibah, Tina Lobondi, Kwame Koranteng, Feyisola Adeyemi’s Simply Glamourous Fashion (SGF), Larissa Meat’s Larissa Mode and Elizabeth’s Eldimaa Fashion.
Yemi Osunkoya established the Kosibah brand in London in 1991 and it has won numerous international awards. Kosibah specialises in contemporary and elegant couture bridal, evening and formal day wear using luxurious fabrics and sumptuous embellishments. Congolese designer Tina Lobondi has had her collections grace the Catwalk at Mercedes Fashion Week Africa and the Luxury Sofitel hotel for Runway Dubai Show. Tina’s clientèle include Grammy Award winning singer Angelique Kidjo, MOBOs Awards CEO Kanya King, and singer Lianne La Havas.
Eldimaa Fashion combines classic British silhouettes with the richness of African fabric. Eldimaa Fashion has become well-known for bold and vibrant collections ranging from everyday fashionable dresses and corporate wear to trendy accessories and couture red carpet-worthy dresses.
Eldimaa Fashion has featured in numerous fashion shows during London Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week, London Borough of Hounslow Black History Month.
Kwame Koranteng is a renowned multiple award winning bespoke designer and stylist for men and women, after working for George clothing as the head designer Kwame joined KGTKKT couture in 2009 which is now called Kwame Koranteng Bespoke Tailoring as the head designer and stylist.
Larissa Meat who is originally from Ivory Coast established Larissa Mode in 2011.
Her ready-to-wear garments are exclusively hand crafted in fabrics with exciting prints with a mixture of ethnic and contemporary designs.” Feyisola Adeyemi’s ‘Simply Glamorous Fashion’ was established in 2012 and is a brand that specialises in top quality glamorous clothing across the globe.
The event holds on Sunday, 22nd of February at Porchester Hall, London.