Uyo Fashion Forward Week Holds January 23 – 25
FOLLOWING a fantastic premiere on October 5, 2014, the Uyo Fashion Forward Week, Kardynal Kommunikationz, returns again with a bang again this year.
The Uyo Fashion Forward Week, which will hold from January 23 to 25, 2015 at Aroma House, Ewet Housing, Uyo, will be a fashion week of four shows.
Day one will see 10 young designers compete for the Kardynal Style Selection Young Designer of the Year 2014 Award in the second edition of Kardynal Style Selection. Second day, features a Makeup exhibition at Ndito Boys & Girls Family House, Ewet Housing Estate, from 9.00am – 3.00pm and a fashion show tagged Amazing Grace; a rendition of the Haddasah story by 5.00pm.
On the final day of the Uyo Fashion Foward Week, Akwa Ibom girls that are looking to move up to supermodel status, will be competing for the Uyo Model of the Year 2014 title and a chance to participate in the White Ribbon Nigeria Supermodel competition in November, this year.
Ubong ‘Kardynal’ Ekanem, Creative Director of Kardynal Kommunikationz and initiator of the Fashion Forward Series says, “Fashion Forward is a serialized fashion industry event that showcases the best of fashion talents and creates a platform for new talents to show their art, pulling together the crème of up-and-coming designers, established designers, photographers, models, makeup artists, hairstylists, accessories designers and others.”
“Our mission of creative arts promotion, talent management, and positive image remain strong, and we are proud to liaise with Fashion Academy Lagos and Feron Nigeria to activate an internship programme for the young designers that will come out top from the Young Designers contest at the Uyo Fashion Foward Week,” he added.
More information on the Uyo Fashion Forward Week is available at www.fashionfoward.org
Up-and-coming designers at the fashion week include David Obed (Macdobee), Amanda Akah (Amanda Mykel) Anita Chukwuma (AnnyKris Designs), Ekaette Udoh (Ekaite Imeh), Enomfon Akpan (Freespirit) Jennifer Akong (Mania by Jennifer Akong), Aniefiok Umoh (Ann Jacob), Nancy Ogbedu (Duach), Christiana Williams (Christiana Williams) and Maryjane Abaeme (Mstylez) and a host of others.