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FashPhiletta Designs Runway Debut at 2017 Diaspora Showcase Africa
By: Excel Global Media Group
The collection that Houston based FashPhiletta Designs displayed at the Diaspora Showcase Africa included African inspired cocktail dresses, prom dresses, evening gowns, casual wear with Ankara fabrics mixed with satins, cottons, etc. The crowd resonated with male and female models wearing Ankara vests to compliment business suits. View video highlight at: http://fashionwhereitsat.com/
"I was impressed to see a large number of enthusiastic guests at the fashion show which was well-attended by the community. Doing a fashion show in Arizona was also an opportunity to expand my network into Arizona. I use a combination of fabrics from different countries across the world however Ankara and tribal prints are the core fabrics in my latest collection. Today Africa is the new source of global inspiration for beauty and fashion. I intend to continue raising awareness of African designs via fashion events and productions."
Phillips creates custom formal gowns and casual attire inspired by her African heritage. Her company, FashPhiletta Designs, has design operations in the USA, Liberia, Ghana, and Nigeria. The company provides made to measure and ready made attire for most occasions. The company's website is https://www.fashphilettadesigns.com. Phillips is also the producer of the annual Black History Fashion Show that is held in Houston Texas during Black History month. Beyond designing, she provides a platform for projecting African fashion, culture and entertainment via collaboration with other designers, artists, and community leaders.
Diaspora Showcase Africa - produced by Kwevi Quaye - featured African fashion, music, dance, food and entertainment in Tucson, Arizona in September 2017. Guests were treated to a four-course dinner, live-music performances, include Afro-Pop, Jazz, Classical. The Diaspora Showcase has received critical acclaims and awards for its portrayal of Africa, in a unique entertaining format, by integrating the Sound and Style of Fashion, Music, Dance and Food from the five regions of Africa into a single show. Visit http://www.diasporashowcase.com for more details.
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