Contact: Ladybrille Magazine
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sacramento, CA (September 17th, 2012) – New York based Stylist Extraordinaire, Fashion Blogger and former model, Rosemary Kokuhilwa, is Ladybrille Magazine Woman of the Month September 2012.
The Ladybrille ‘Woman of the Month’ is a monthly feature on Ladybrille magazine which celebrates women, locally and internationally, for their brilliant contributions to their communities and society at large.
“Rosemary is creatively, a very brilliant woman. She has such passion and meticulousness with the way she approaches her craft as a stylist, it is refreshing to see,” said Uduak Oduok, Editor-in-Chief for Ladybrille Magazine. “It has been incredible to watch her contributions both online and offline to the fashion community within and outside the USA. Her confidence in what she does has certainly translated to her celebration this fashion month on Ladybrille, as our Woman of the Month.”
“(My) seclection as Ladybrille Magazine Woman of the month for September 2012, means a great deal to me,” said Rosemary Kokuhilwa. “To be bestowed on the cover of Ladybrille Magazine, the pioneer and the highly influential authority on African fashion and entertainment is an acknowledgement of dividends of hard work and a continuous challenge, knowing that every step I take forward is a step towards achieving greater and better goals. I accept the honor with deep gratitude and humility. “
Rosemary Kokuhilwa’s interview will be published on Tuesday September 18th, 2012 on the magazine’s website at www.ladybrillemag.com.
About Rosemary Kokuhilwa
Rosemary Kokuhilwa is a Fashion Stylist, Fashion Blogger, Co-founder of Global Fashion New York Inc. and an ex-model from Tanzania. Encouraged and supported by her father, Rosemary was fascinated with the world of fashion, at a very young age, while residing in her native country, Tanzania. Her love for all things fashion came into play immediately after she graduated from high school and started modeling for ‘Faces International’ and working for ‘M-Net Africa-Tanzania.’ This opportunity allowed her to gain experience working on diverse and exciting projects with some of the most reputable media brands in Africa, including ‘M-Net Rock Down Africa,’ ‘Chanel O,’ ‘M-Net Face of Africa,’ and styling for local runway shows.
Determined to find her niche in the fashion industry, in a capacity of her choice, Rosemary migrated to the United States and began her popular fashion website aptly named Fashionjunkii™. Rosemary has worked with many reputable photographers including world-renowned photographer Fadil Berisha.
A regular attendee and reporter at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week New York shows, in 2010, she produced the first Global Fashion New York Inc. fashion show, an organization she co-founded which uses fashion to educate and advocate for Human Rights and the empowerment of the underprivileged. Rosemary is currently the new Style Director for emerging fashion brand Prajje 1983. She is also a Social Entrepreneur and Philanthropist who continues to use her influence to raise funds to support charitable causes, locally and internationally.
About Ladybrille Magazine
Founded in 2007 by fashion model, attorney and journalist Uduak Oduok, Ladybrille® Magazine stands as the authority on African fashion and entertainment for the globally conscious style driven American and European woman. Breaking the mold and trailblazing a path never traveled before, Ladybrille® Magazine is a fusion of WWD, Vogue and ESSENCE with a very distinct African perspective.
The magazine has served as a platform for brilliant exclusive and/in-depth interviews for many brilliant personalities, worldwide.The Magazine’s recognition as a pioneer and relevant authority in its niche market has meant media powerhouse like CNN, consulting giant McKinsey and numerous high profile personalities and individuals have sought and/regularly seek it as the authority on all things “Africhic.”
For more information please visit www.ladybrillemag.com.
A running feature for 12 years on Ladybrille.com, The ‘Ladybrille Woman of the Month’ celebrates women in business and leadership, who empower themselves and others through their contributions and actions in their local and international communities. In 2014, the feature expanded to include a podcast show. If you would like to nominate a woman to be celebrated, please email [email protected].