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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Howard 4th Annual Fashion Show, Mojisola Akinyemi Reports

Howard University recently completed its first Annual African Business Conference. Part of the conference included Howard's 4th Annual African Fashion Show. Ladybrille fashion contributor Mojisola Akinyemi gives us a succint summary of her impressions of the looks off the runway.

Tosa Collection - Sexy and ready to wear

Aashik - Menswear, casual with detailed screens & logo. Vivid and bold.

IDIA - strips of vibrant luxurious material layered over more matte/solid traditional fabrics. Hommage to deceased artist. Very rich vivid colors ( red, orange and yellow). Rich fabrics, sexy and revealing.
DAV!D BY Eniola- Formal evening wear with rich fabrics. High shine and sparkle, great use of co-ordinating accessories and interesting mix of ready to wear.

Kustoms Looks - Clean and sophisticated on the outside, edgy and funky on the inside with great use of accenting fabrics in the lining & ties. Suits for work, dinner, church, weddings and hanigng out. This look is for the man that is confident in his business and personal swagger.

L-Shandi - Cute lace dresses with ribbon sashes. Some formal/cocktail dresses.
Estella Couture - Innovative rich colors, multiple texture pieces for men and women. Exquisite and unique designs ranging from casual to formal wear.
Knaf Couture- Flirty, fun , sexy dresses. Jackets are also edgy and sexy.
Ariel Swimwear- Sexy yet playful, more fun than functional.
Simply For You - Monochromatic as well as vibrant colorful accessories [neck pieces ] & beads.

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AfricanPrincess said...

Wow some of these designs are gorgeous, african designers have really been doing well in bringing our beautiful culture out and tying it nicely with the mainstream!

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