FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Adiat Disu, Founder & President
Adireé Fashion Agency & Africa Fashion Week (New York)
NEW YORK, NY, May 18, 2010- Adireé Fashion Agency of Africa Fashion Week (New York) (AFWNY) announces its newest sponsors: Bisila Wines, the delicious ethnic inspired wines. Bisila Wines will be featured during the private African Soiree, Saturday July 17th.
Produced by Adireè, AFWNY July 12th – 18th, 2010 is a luxury multi-day event that will include runway shows, designers from various countries in Africa and those of the African Diaspora, exhibitions, and industry networking events.
Designers from the African Diaspora showcasing are as follows :
54 Kingdoms – Ghana
Atal Stella Uganda – Uganda
Arewa Designs – Nigeria
BebeGrafiti – Nigeria (Niger Delta)
Charlene Amankwah - Ghana
Chianu International - Nigeria
Côté Minou- Cameroon
Darryl Jagga – South Africa
Elikplim Gordon - Ghana
Fabulous Fingers – United Kingdom/ Nigeria
KiRette Couture - Cameroon
Kosibah - United Kingdom/Nigeria
Kozby World- Nigeria
Kumba Wear - Senegal
Lin-Z Inc. – African American
Osun Designs - Jamaica
Qétura – Nigeria
The tentative schedule is as follows:
Thursday, July 15th, 2010 Runway Fashion Show @ 6 PM
Friday, July 16th, 2010 Runway Fashion Show @ 6:30 PM
Saturday, July 17th, 2010 Trunk Show/Sample Sale @ 12PM-5 PM,
Private African Soiree @ 10PM
Sunday, July 18th, 2010 Fashion Workshop/Panel (with special guest) @TBA
Learn more about AFWNY by visiting the website at http://afwny.com/. Tickets for AFWNY can be purchased at http://africafashionweekny.com/fashion/ticket. For up-to-date locations of these events, please visit www.africafashionweekny.com/fashion/schedule
“As every wine coinsurer knows you must marry a great wine with a delicious meal. So in this case we have created an endless marriage by pairing a great wine sponsor with a flavorful show! This marriage will enable us to engulf our guest in an experience like no other,” says Adiat Disu.
Bisila BokokoBisila Bokoko, the founder of the collection of independent Spanish wines has ancestral roots deep within the soil of Guinea; however she is also Spanish by birth. She has been described as “one of the most influential Spanish women in the America Business World. A combination of freshness, honesty, charm and humility make a special woman”.
Bokoko describes Bisila Wines as “a powerful mixture of the land and light. It is a passionate meeting between mother nature and the roots of the most remote memory.” Bisila Wines is not just a drink, but an ethnic and memorable experience.
Bisila Wines LogoThe collection of Bisila Wines features the flavors Shiraz Tempranillo, Chardonnay and Brut Nature. Each different variety of grape used to produce these wines are carefully harvested, picked and cleaned to ensure a smooth, pleasant and balanced taste.
AFWNY will be in New York, NY from July 12, 2010- July 18, 2010. Some official sponsors include, but are not limited to: Dollhouse Footwear, Soul Purpose and The Africa Channel. AFWNY is also partnered with Fashion Feeds Foundation to help raise money through their events to benefit Africa. The schedule can be found at http://africafashionweekny.com/fashion/schedule.
About Adireé Fashion Agency
Adireé Fashion Agency, established on February 2009 in Westchester, NY, is a fully integrated, result driven company that focuses on fashion event production, organization, and consulting for small to medium size fashion clients in the New York, NY and White Plains region.
Adireé consists of a team of professional fashion freelancers whose common mission is to provide fashion clients with collaborative, creative, and utterly memorable fashion events. Adireé exists to produce and organize fashion events that are backed by thorough marketing strategies. The purpose of Adireé produced events is to generate ROI for its fashion clients; therefore, helping clients to establish a better connection with consumers. Adireé designs, builds, and helps fashion clients maintain a high quality brand or company image through trend smashing events.
About Africa Fashion Week (New York)
Africa Fashion Week New York (AFWNY) in New York, NY July 12, 2010 – July 18, 2010. AFWNY is a luxury multi-day event that will include runway shows, exhibitions, and industry networking events, produced by Adireé Fashion Agency. AFWNY’s mission is to raise awareness of the many African Fashion/Entertainment professionals in New York and Tri -State area. Moreover, Africa Fashion Week NY will break through the New York fashion noise and allow diverse and upcoming designers to voice themselves through creative forums. Prominent buyers and industry influencers will be previewed to African designers during AFWNY. Over 2,000+ audience members will also witness the excitement and be a part of the cause. Funds raised from this event will be allocated towards non profits that support Africa.
About Bisila Wines
Bisila Wines are produced under the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) of Valencia, the birthplace of Bokoko and a wine making region of enormous prestige. They are a result of a merger of excellent grape varietals, harvested and selected with calculated care and which convert these wines into coveted works of art that blend ethnic and contemporary characteristics.