Neo Mantra, an intellectual property development company in partnership with Allure Magazine and Bunor Creazioni, Nigerian based fashion design, consultancy and model management firm headed by Frank Osodi in conjunction with Red Dahlia Production, a South Africa-based Company renowned for seasoned fashion and pageant show management and Rivers State Government bring to you Native & Vogue Port Harcourt International Fashion Week The key anchor person/headliner will be the first Black African ever to win the Miss World beauty pageant. This is the very elegant Agbani Darego.
The Native & Vogue project is a 3 day fashion week that primarily brings together already established fashion designers from Nigeria and beyond who will showcase their wares. This will serve as a base and spring board for the upcoming and aspiring designers to cease the opportunity for a career launch after undergoing a short tutelage under the already established designers. The aim of Native & Vogue is to foster the growth of this seemingly silent but vibrant industry by providing structure and grand economic purpose.
The entire three day period will be filled with fanfare and activities that will draw attention to and bring goodwill to Rivers State. Some of expected activities include: Meet & Greet, Fashion Shows, Exhibitions, Workshops and Fashion Competitions. The key resource person of The Native & Vogue project is Mr. Frank Richard Osodi, a man with over 20 years experience in the fashion and modeling industry. Some of his participatory and organizing accolades include: South Africa fashion week, Vukani Fashion Awards, Mozambique Fashion Week, Africa Fashion Week London, PAHBA Awards, Miss Africa U.S.A, Atlanta and Barbados and a host of other fashion fairs all over the world. Frank dressed the first black African to win the miss world crown, Agbani Darego. Other designers who will be showcasing are:
National Designers: Ituen Basse, Femi Adebayo Jones, Davida Coutures, Mai Atafo, AlVince Coutures, Sunny Rose, Paul Van Zyl, international guest designer
Port Harcourt Designers: Zhalima Grazioni, DakVal, House of Odysee, Beelicious, Tejiri, Revamp Your Style, Rosbinna Collections.
Rivers Based Upcoming Designers: Ady By Linda, Joon, Joe Pagatanga, Jason Porshe, Promzy Collections, Imikan & Stephens, Omos Fashion, Jazz Effects, Dilem Designs, Sira Stitches
Date: September 20th to 22nd, 2013
Venue: Aztech Arcum
More Information: call:08077274106 or visit www.nativeandvogue.com, facebook.com/native.vogue, Twitter: @nativeandvogue