Patrica Mbela was one of Ladybrille’s 2008 Top 20 Africans. She shows her designs on January 17th, 2009 at the Africa House. Mbela runs one of the top design houses in Kenya called House of Agano. She received her degree in fashion design in England yet returned to Kenya to build her fashion Empire. Today, in Kenya, she is recognized as one of the key names in its design industry.
Some of Mbela’s accomplishments include being one of of nine Kenyan designers out of 1,500 entries to design The Kenyan National Dress.
If you reside in the New York area or will be visiting New York, go out and support this very Ladybrille designer. Ticket cost only $20.00. The time is from 1-4pm and you can purchase your ticket here.
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