LadybrilleNigeria has just received the exclusive that Supermodels Oluchi Onweagba and Miss World 2001 Agbani Darego will attend the highly anticipated, first ever, Africa Fashion Week New York (AFWNY)! Other confirmed guests include Hope Olaide Wilson (Tyler Perry’s Why Did I get Married II), OK Magazine representatives, Osas Ighodaro (Cadillac Records, Law & Order), David Agbodji (Calvin Klein Model) and ACTIF (African Cotton &Textile Industries Federation ).
AFWNY which holds a day after the World Cup ends, July 12th-18th, 2010 is the brainchild of twenty-three (23) year old Adiat Disu, the daughter of Nigeria’s Ex-football and World Cup player Tajudeen Disu. 19 designers will show at AFWNY including Nigeria’s Yemi Osunkoya of Kosibah, Arewa Designs and Frank Oshodi.
The muti-luxury date event already has the support of the city of New York which will proclaim the week AFWNY, REVLON, Dollhouse, strong Nigerian owned brands (including LADYBRILLE, BHF, Munaluchi, Arik International, ICY PR, Trendy Africa) and other equally strong African brands like BISILA WINES, JAMATI and OBAASEMA.
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Photo description: Oluchi with Tyra Banks
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