Africa Fashion Week London 2016 will be taking place in a few weeks and many designers have registered to showcase their collection at Europe’s largest African fashion event. The event will be taking place on September 9 and 10 at Olympia London. Designers looking forward to showcase their collections can still register to participate at the event by visiting the Africa Fashion Week London website.
Below are the profiles of Ceasar Couture and Meme Bete, two designers that will be showcasing at the two day fashion event in London.
Caesar Couture is known for its exquisite tailoring services and refined design silhouettes of tuxedos, patterned suits, single breasted and double-breasted suits as well as traditional clothing. It was established in the year 2000 by owner and designer, Esosa Ogedegbe. The label currently makes clothing for men, but has plans to diversify into female clothing in the near future.
The collections are perfect for the sophisticated gentleman that wants a classic look for black-tie events, weddings and business meetings. The suits are timeless, yet incorporate some bold colours like shades of red, yellow, orange and green and can even be dressed down (when worn as a jacket) to a more casual look with sneakers and/or jeans.
Même Bête is a St. Lucian design company by Taribba do Nascimento who began designing bags 5 years ago while working in Ethiopia.
The company specializes in leather handbags. Its signature look is African Print mixed with leather, however many other materials are used to create unique designs such as burlap, madras and Indian saris.
A lover of life and an avid traveller, do Nascimento marries eclectic style with her ethnocentric eye to create unique pieces. The concept behind her bags is to make simple styles that are offset by vibrant colour. Her bags infuse style and fashion into practicality, introducing every woman to the vibrant chic life.
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