Monday, July 20, 2009

NKWO ONWUKA DOING THE AFRO- BOHEME VERY WELL!







Presenting her collection at the Africa Arise Fashion Show in Joburg!


I like the knot and flower accents of this dress!



Tuile and serpent africain


One of my fav' Nkwo's pieces




Pretty in dirty pink




Interesting contrast of fabrics for this dress


Kimono top done well



Nice



Nkwo was one of the selected designers who had the opportunity to show her work to the world during the first edition of Africa Arise Fashion Week
With her afro boheme collection inspired by the 60s and 70s which mainly consist of funky and elegant dresses , shirts and skirts
she showcased Africa with her choice of african fabric such as the wax and african paterns.
Even though she studied psychology in college she endep up following her passion for design.
The former Phoenix Prize winner is planning on doing a fashion show in her her home country in the near future and engaging in humanitarian efforts as well.
In the meantime, she continues to be a volunteer with the non profit organization Kambani by helping children develop an interest for the arts.
She would like to create a home line in the near future and possibly cater to men as well.
Djaa our Naija women sont dedans:)
Eyee Wayee:)

3 comments:

Passion Fruit said...

These are beautiful! The colours are so vibrant.

Retromus-ik said...

I love the first dress; they're all hot actually! I would love to wear them all:) Thanks, by the way, for linking me!;)

Nuuwal 182 said...

I LOVE these dresses! The first one and the maxi one are beautiful!