Presentation | Saturday Sept. 10 at 3:30 PM
Store Opens | Saturday Sept. 10 at 4:00 PM – 9 PM
(SOHO) 104 Charlton St between Hudson St and Greenwich St.
149 West 24th Street, New York City, 10011
“The designers connected with development organizations to set up for-profit women’s cooperatives in Rwanda and East Africa that offer fair wages, as well as business and fashion design training. The group also organized this year’s African Fashion Week New York, which takes place July 14-16, to offer a platform to young African designers in the United States and Africa.”
Adirée launched the one of the most popular international African-focused fashion events, in an effort to place structure around Africa’s fashion industry and promote international economic partnerships while promoting brands from Africa on a global scale. It has been a resounding success. Disu and Adirée are also working on hosting other international [activations].
“Adama Paris, who also founded Dakar Fashion Week, in Senegal, said the chance to exhibit in the United States was essential in highlighting what African designers have to offer to the world of fashion.”
“Fashioning Their Future.” How business women travel to the United States to learn how to build their companies and sell their brands overseas.