FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 7, 2019
November 7, 2019
Kuumba Creations Will Host Tally African Fashion Week To Promote African Fashion, Art, And Cultural Trends Within The African Diaspora.
Kuumba Creations, a local fashion design business, will host “Tallahassee African Fashion Week (TAFW)
February 6-9, 2020.
Day 1: The Opening Reception will kick off what will be an amazing week of fashion, art, and culture. Opening reception meet and greet at LiyaFemi Boutique. An African Fashion Boutique that sells Authentic handmade garments, jewelry, and Art from Nigeria. This is your opportunity to meet the Designers, Vendors, Sponsors, and Models. Come sip, shop, vibe to the smooth rhythm of African drums while sampling fine delicious African cuisine. Free and open to the public.
Thursday, February 6, 2020 at (8P – 10P) 2010 S. Monroe St. Tallahassee, FL 32301
Day 2: Fashion Talk. Streamed Live from HalisiAfrica, a boutique that collects and resales designer pieces from all over Africa. The talk will highlight & Interview the participants of TAFW to include sponsors, designers, stylists, models, and vendors. You will have the exclusive opportunity to hear from the production team and the founder of TAFW. This is a boundless chance for members of the press to get familiar with the remainder of fashion week and to learn why TAFW is one of Tallahassee's most anticipated shows and it is favored by consumers, entertainers, media and trendsetters. Friday, February 7, 2020 at (8P – 9P) 1002 Commercial Rd. TLH, FL 32310.
Day 3: Children's Fashion Show will be an immersive experience that links African Diaspora Fashion, Art, and Culture as more than something you wear. The Children's Fashion Show is a fundraiser for Girls 2 D.I.V.A.S Mentorship Program, Inc. Proceeds will be donated to this Non-Profit Organization. G2D mentors girls in middle and high school by helping them discover their purpose, self-esteem, self-worth, life skills, and reestablish principles and core values. www.girls2divas.org. Saturday February 8, 2020 at (8P – 9P) Days Inn Conference Center 2900 N, Monroe St. TLH, FL 32303.
Day 4: THE MAIN EVENT. Ankara Fashion Show will feature an electrifying evening of fresh patterns, eclectic designs, and bold attitudes in celebration of African culture, art, and fashion. Highlighting Emerging & Independent Fashion Designers, Stylists, and a myriad of other industry professionals to leverage their brand and expand their network. Sunday February 9, 2020 at (6P – 9P) Days Inn Conference Center 2900 N, Monroe St. TLH, FL 32303.
The Fashion Show’s theme is “African Meets the Runway Tallahassee Style,” and attendees will enjoy an artistic entrance, with red-carpet media, cash bar, and giveaways. Self made designers will feature their 2020 collections.
Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite:
The Kuumba Creations, LLC would like to recognize and thank the sponsors that have made this event possible: Mocha Reign Natural Hair Studio & Body Art; Afiya Magazine; Mandisa Ngozi Art & Braiding Gallery; On The Shoulders Of Giants.
Tallahassee African Fashion Week (TAFW) is a fashion production committed to featuring designers from the African Diaspora. Tallahassee African Fashion Week is dedicated to the cultural preservation of the African aesthetic and devoted to using our platform to raise cultural awareness and impact the Tallahassee Community and abroad. TAFW is committed to promoting both people and trends within the African Diaspora. This is Tallahassee Florida’s first and only African Fashion Week.
To learn more about the TAFW:
Facebook: Tallahassee African Fashion Week
Producer/CEO: Kandis Maureen