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Style,Culture & Glamour Strikes Big at African Fashion Week Houston 2016
By: Fall of Signature Essence
Backed up by the blazing and smooth sounds of DJ Shinski and the Live Out Loudband, over forty-five models graced the 'X'-style runway in an array of customized garments. From the casual mix-n-match effects of Ankara prints on contemporary pants, skirts and dresses, to the dramatic Victorian-meets-
The evening was also met with a stir of emotions as former Miss Uganda USA (Hasifa Kivimbi-Agbolabori)
Many notable Houston area professionals were in attendance – including Houston Chronicle Fashion Editor Joy Sewing, the Art Institute of Houston's Marina Saba, Tilford Winery's LeQuintiss Taylor, Vice President of Texas Black Pages' Ashanta Miller, Dripping Springs Vodka, and many more. African Fashion Week Houston 2016 was attended by more than 1,000 guest over the course of four days, and provided exposure for nearly 50 different brands, small businesses and community organizations at various showcases, including the Art, Wine & Culture event at the Houston Museum of African-American Culture (October 20th), the Afropolitan Networking Series at Aura Lounge (October 21st), and the "Fashion Farmers" Trade Show on Saturday, October 22nd at the Ayva Center.
Special thanks to AFWH's official 2016 sponsors, partners and contributors – Fiesta Food Mart, Dripping Springs Vodka, Fireball Whiskey, Tilford Winery, Sky Trues Eyewear, Gold Standard Catering, Tribalot, Bosses in Heels, LLC., Fotos By Ben, Evomah Communications, and Emergent Business Solutions.
ABOUT FALL OF SIGNATURE ESSENCE (FOSE):
The Fall of Signature Essence is a fashion lifestyle brand with an emphasis on producing tangible & high-energy event concepts through the Greater Houston area. We are in the business of promoting the fashion industry while showcasing innovative and creative trends through diversified influences and life experiences.
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Ivy Okoro - Director of Communications & PR