The organisers of of London based black event, Divas of Colour International women have announced they are partnering with Black Afro Queens modelling agency to provide over 20 professional models for the 2016 edition Divas of Colour fashion show.
Started two years ago, Divas of Colour is platform designed to celebrate the great achievements of women of colour from around the world.
Black Afro Queens is an International Model/Talent agency that encourages, inspires and empowers young ethnic women from around the world. It was founded in 2014 by Andrew Bannon. Its goal is to showcase ethnic women through modelling, media, design, creative and performing industries.
On their partnership with Divas of Colour, the agency’s founder – Andrew Bannon said: “Black Afro Queens are pleased and honoured to be a partner of Divas Of Colour 2016. BlackAfroQueens has the same core values as Divas Of Colour 2016 to encourage, inspire and empower women of colour from all around the world .We fully support the chosen charity and all the people who come together to make this a truly amazing event, and finally we get the chance to interact and network with the most amazing women of colour.”
Speaking on their partnership with the agency, Faustina Anyanwu the founder Divas of Colour said: “we’re thrilled to have Black Afro Queens modelling agency to be our official partner to source models for this year’s Divas of colour fashion show. Divas of colour is created to bring back quality, authenticity as well as highlight the best of women of colour. Therefore, our aim is to make it the best at all times, give our showcasing designers a great production worthy of their labels. I have a huge trust in Black Afro Queens modelling agency in getting us the best models to achieve this.”
According to Divas of Colour, they’ll soon be showcasing the models that’ll be working with them during the 2016 edition of the event that will be taking place in January.
Black Afro Queen modelling agency will also provide ushers for the event and will perform a Grand Finale with all BAQ models, dancers, as well as singers. For the first time since its launch, the 2016 edition of Divas of Colour will run concurrently with trade show during the day.