|Posted on 9 January, 2019 at 5:15|
NOMINATION CATEGORY: EXCELLENCE IN THE CREATIVE ARTS
Ibiyemi Alabi is the head designer of Kaft Trendz and the founder of Passion For African Fashion ( PAFASH). A multi-award winning fashion designer and stylist. After years of studying and working with Bsc Economics and MBA (Financial Management), she decided to bring all her experience towards a new venture. Ibiyemi started Kaft Trendz in 2013 with a passion to help modern fashionistas, individuals, social fashion cravers stand out uniquely when wearing her brand. Kaft Trendz is a multiple award winning brand of African inspired, cultural and ethinc clothing. A quintessential brand reflecting a modern blend of bold prints, colour and style with the aim to renew a sense of pride in the African culture and the confidence in expressing who they are. She is constantly improving on her designs ,a business attitude which has clearly positioned her as one of the best fashion entrepreneurs in UK.
Ibiyemi made history when she organised the very first African fashion event in Liverpool. She believes African inspired fashion is not a trend it's here to stay... She's passionate about promoting the African fashion industry as a whole and wants to see the industry thrive hence she founded Passion For African Fashion (PAFASH) .
PAFASH was launched August 2018 to promote, educate and highlight Africa's creative industry.. A platform for emerging and high-end established designers to showcase their creativity to a large global audience whist connecting to buyers and stockists..
The event is a combination of catwalk and Trade Show which provides the opportunity for African fashion designers and entrepreneurs to market their products as well as learning their market accordingly and the ever changing consumer needs hence creating opportunities for business development..
We can not wait to celebrate this inspirational mother on the 30th of March 2019.
Tickets for the award ceremony are avaialble via eventbrite: