Matabeleland Fashion Week 2014 Designers Revealed
The inaugural Matabeleland Fashion Week exists to showcase fashion and cultural trends of the people of Matabeleland. The primary purpose is to empower people, societies, businesses and the community to appreciate the fashion industry.
The fashion week will showcase designs and products in the fashion industry of Zimbabwe, Matabeleland in particular, thereby creating a network of designs, designers and customers in the fashion industry. It is also an exhibition platform created and founded by Amanda Mtangadura an “Image Consultant’ in 2014. We look forward to make this event a major annual fashion show to be held in the City Of Kings, Matabeleland. The Fashion week aims to work with all stake holders in the fashion industry, from upcoming models, designers, fashion retailers up to international fashion professionals so as to transform and brand our fashion as people the of Matabeleland.
9 Fashion Designers have been confirmed for this years’ Matabeleland Fashion Week, The Launch. The event will be held at the Heath Streak Academy on the 1st of November.
Designers showcasing this year are, The Bulawayo Board of Designers, who will showcase as a collective. The group which was recently formed by a group of young creative from Bulawayo is expected to showcase a power house Autumn/Winter 2015 Collection. Litso Fashion Label who has been seen on platforms such as the Zimbabwe Fashion Week and Clothing, will be showcasing her edgy range of female clothes. Immaculate will be showcasing her male range, while Brand Room, who have showcased at the HIFA Fashion Show and Clothing Indaba, will showcase a mixed African range, celebrating our being as a people.
Shadow by Sidumiso and Ara Kani (Formerly known as Rebelious Klothing), who recently showcased at the Durban Fashion Fair, will be showcasing their Autumn/Winter 2015 Collection at the Launch of the Matabeleland Fashion Week. Rebelious Klothing has become one of the sort of Male Designers from Zimbabwe and is scheduled to showcase mid October at the Cover Model Management Charity event in Cape Town. He will be going to showcase under the wings of Azzura.com, an online clothing store.
Two new labels that should you should be on the look out for are, BOLD by Getrude Bepswa and Oh La La a lingerie and sleep wear line. Both of these labels will be debuting at the Matabeleland Fashion week and this platform will give both an opportunity to interact and share a stage with other designers that have been in the business for a while. The guest designer expected at the launch is Maita Marimo, one of Zimbabwe’s established designers who has showcased in New York, South Africa and across the world. The Harare based designer, is expected to showcase her 15 piece collection, just like the other designers. The event will also acknowledge Models, Designers and fashion stakeholders through awarding them towards the end of the evening.
For more information, please Email: Matabelelandfashionweek@gmail.com or Call: Amanda on 0772851235