African Heritage speaks at Port Harcourt Fashion, Design Week
By Christy Anyanwu
Ee The 2nd edition of Port Harcourt Fashion and Design Week, held November 19-20 at the prestigious EUI Event Center, showcased stylish designs that reflect the heritage and culture of the African nation.
This year’s event themed ‘Revitalizing the Economy Through Fashion Tourism’ kicked off around 6pm on day one with Style by Nerd on the runway with designers like: Tailored by Ash, IB Glitz, Modest Couture, Steph Fashion and Revamp who delighted the public with incredible collections. Kaidivox from Uganda closed the track at 9 p.m.
On day two, Flo Apparel, Jazz Effect, Gia bridal, Mosun, Distinguished Options, Addy by Linda, House of Tariwills, Lush Hair, Hazel Grace and many more delighted audiences with their exotic designs. Guest designers who graced the podium with their collections including Quophi Akutuah from Ghana, Kaidivox from Uganda, JReason from Lagos and Ejiro Amos Tafiri from Lagos.
According to Port Harcourt Fashion and Design Week Manager Ms. Ngozi Ferrai, âPHFDW aims to change the dynamics of the Nigerian fashion season by putting Port Harcourt on the fashion map. This year we had over 50 designers and over 60 models who brought this fashion event to life which was almost double the size of last year.