“This year marks the 25th anniversary of Akwa Ibom State creation and to glam a quarter century of coming into being, Kardynal Kommunikationz producers of Uyo Model Search; a Fashion Advocacy to Stop Rape and Violence Against Women, have commissioned 15 high end
fashion designers with roots in Uyo, the capital city of the state to create one look each for the model talent search event slated for July 22, 2012.
Before the special celebration erupts in September, the Uyo Renaissance Collection shall set the pace by expressing, the elegance, glamour and breathtaking style that the city of Uyo now embodies. This collection shall symbolize, a Fashion Journey into the Land of Promise, and shall be showcased on the catwalk by the gorgeous finalist of Uyo Model Search.
The designers to showcase the Uyo Renaissance Collection include: Feron, Dewillz, Basigz, Annies, Cowries, Panta, Gift & Glow, Comraphl,Tari&Brite, Kardynal, Aniferaz Signature, Threadwox, Ima Signature, etc.
The concept of Uyo Renaissance Collection, according to Ubong Ekanem, Project Coordinator of Uyo Model Search, “is Kardynal Kommunikationz’s way of uplifting all of us through such a positive portrayal of Akwa Ibom beauty. More than that, the models shall bring to life the beautiful essence of womanhood, which should neither be violated by rape nor battery.”
-From the Organizers