Nollywood actress and model, Queen Adakole is set to launch the first African design and runway event – Styles and Couture.The event is scheduled to hold on Friday, 27th of November, 2015 in Cotonou, Republic of Benin and is being organised by QAmedia.
She disclosed that the event is all about showcasing and celebrating African fashion. “The styles and couture fashion designers showcase is a one-night African fashion and runway event aimed at bringing professional designers, style icons and traders in African fashion and accessories together in the Republic of Benin to connect, sell and expand their reach across the continent. It’s also geared towards making African fashion a globally accepted fashion in Africa and the world at large.”
Continuing, the actress, who’s also the CEO and Founder of QAmedia said “We have identified the huge potential in African fashion. That’s why we are organising this all African fashion design show that celebrates African talent and ethical fashion”.
The event promises to be an exciting one, spiced with glitz and glamour and non-stop entertainment from across the continent on a massively publicized stage. It will be followed by an all white after party. The show also hopes to bring top and growing fashion design talents to the spotlight, as they become the next voice and style icons of African fashion.