As all arrangements towards a successful hosting of the Africa Fashion Reception (AFR) 2015 Paris heads up, Abuja latest fashion sensation, Zarita Kouture is set to show her summer collection in the premium showcase of the event.
Zarita Kouture is a brand that was launched in 2012 by StellaRita Asogwa who is the founder and CEO. It is a brand that designs classy work wear and occasion wear for women of class and distinction. Zarita kouture incorporates African prints into western fabrics and designs. The Zarita clothing is stylishly finished so that it can easily be worn in any part of the world without the client feeling out of place or different.
Zarita Kouture will take advantage of Africa Fashion Reception to woo the very select fashion conscious French audience who usually attends the event.
The Africa Fashion Reception is organised by Legendary Gold Limited in collaboration with the African Union. This year, designers from 30 African countries will be participating in both the Exclusive and Premium showcase.
The goals and objectives of the Africa Fashion Reception are: to build bridges by creating free trade and partnerships among fashion practitioners throughout the African continent; to attract global attention to Africa’s very rich and diversified dress culture, which can be explored as a catalyst for the social economic growth of the continent’s garment/textile industry; to expand the potential power of fashion as a tool of fighting poverty in Africa by creating wealth through the empowerment of women and youths in the various fashion vocations through training, capacity building schemes, workshops and setting up of medium/small scale businesses thereby supporting the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and the African Union Agenda 2063. To this end, the AFR has created the largest international African largest fashion and lifestyle market.