Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Kigali Fashion Week 2014

Delighted to receive Press Release for Kigali Fashion Week 2014 from John Bunyeshuli. I met John in 2012 on The Sporah Show. We exchanged contacts and here we are supporting Kigali Fashion Week. This is what doing business looks like over here. Working together and creating sustainable projects with positive impacts.

Kigali Fashion Week November 2013
Photo credit: The Guardian
LDJ Productions is partnering with House of Fashion Rwanda the organizers of the annual Kigali Fashion Week event www.kigalifashionweek.com.  This collaboration will all be under the watchful eye and the auspice of the commonwealth fashion council
The Mille de Collins Hotel in Kigali will play host to Kigali Fashion Week 2014.   The event is slated for 3rd to8th November 2014 and will showcase 3 international and12 Rwandan designers.  The event is braced to attract a global audience after the appointment of Kigali fashion week as a permanent board member of the commonwealth fashion council in Londonwww.commonwealthfashioncouncil.org early this year.
Kigali Fashion Week 2014 theme is “Disability is Not Inability” making awareness of mental disability in our society.
The House of Fashion-Rwanda`s mission is to establish an arts-academy which will promote Rwandan culture and creativity through design &fashion. The academy will be providing an environment for fostering, learning and creativity with young talent in Rwanda. Through its mission, which is steeped in education, the academy will promote designers, models and students alike in knowledge and skills, that will instill in them the commitment necessary to attain access and success in the fields of arts and fashion. 
A special program dedicated to entrepreneurship will assist designers and models who are interested in building their own brands by providing business, marketing and sales skills plus customer service for Rwanda and to its dedication to the mission and its vision.
Designers and model at Kigali Fashion Week November 2013
Photo credit: Rwanda Fashion
John Bunyeshuli is the  co-founder House of Fashion Rwanda and CEO of Kigali Fashion Week together with Patrick Muhire  and ColombeItuzeboth fashion designers, co company founders  and directors  pioneering to make this year`s event a success.

LDJ Productions www.ldjproduction.com, based in New York City.

The companyresponsible for the day-to-day management and operations of Fashion Week in New York and has consulted on Fashion Weeks in Mumbai, Toronto, Los Angeles and Miami.

LDJ produces large-scale events globally and their roster of clients includes L’Oreal, Yahoo, Twitter, Victoria’s Secret, Viacom and many more.

As the economy rebounds in Rwanda, fashion has become a relevant business and expected to create hundreds of local jobs and boost the economy.   Deemed as the fastest growing economy in Africa, Rwanda is committed to independent financial status by the year 2020. Kigali Fashion Week and House of Fashion vision is dedicated to assisting in the development and boost the local fashion economy with skills and resources needed to start sustainable businesses.

For more information or to get involve please contact House of Fashion Rwanda
Tel: +250 789660 230
Email: kigalifashionweek@gmail.com OR info@kigalifashionweek.com 
Website: www.kigalifashionweek.com

Press Release: House of Fashion

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

How To Wear A Skater Skirt

Skater skirt is one of this seasons top fashion piece. If you haven't got one in your wardrobe, then something is seriously wrong.

Styled pieces:
Collection Plaza Skirt in Laser Cut Leather £595
Rose Print Blouse £632
Olivia Leather Belt £50
Vicky Tote Bag £945
White Gold Diamond Necklace £345
Jetri Nero Sandals £145

Curated by: Eighteen Forever

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Festival Fashion

Festivals are the only reason I look forward to summer. A great chance to explore with fashion, eat more, spend quality time with fam & friends but most importantly watch live music for FREE :) Here I am in my fabulous fired-up skirt, biker jacket from H&M, hat from H&M and boot from Milano.

I attended Liverpool International Music Festival at Sefton Park. Follow the team on twitter and hastag #LIMF

Special thanks to Marsha Ambrosius and Neon Jungle for retweeting.

Photo credit: Eighteen Forever

Sunday, 14 September 2014

#Event- Bring Your Own Cup (BYOC)

BYOC Networking is an award recognised green and sustainable networking group for all businesses from all sectors, who want to meet other likeminded businesses, showcase their greener credentials and learn how they can enhance their businesses by being greener. 

BYOC Networking is a relaxed networking event once a quarter and you have to bring your own cup!  This creates a fun and creative atmosphere and the cups and mugs begin interesting conversations.  If your cup is interesting enough it has a chance to become our 'Mug of the Month' and will be featured in our monthly newsletter which is sent out internationally.

BYOC Networking is introducing showcase spaces at this event which will offer the chance for greener, more ethical businesses and organisations to showcase their greener credentials, projects, goods and services to the right interested audience.  If you would like to hire one of our showcase spaces, please get in touch with Green Events Presents... Ltd on 0330 0080 360 or email info@gepevents.co.uk for more details.

BYOC Networking now has two options, pay as you go which will be £7.50 each event or you can become a member.  Becoming a member of our BYOC Networking groups, will be an opportunity to pay for a total of three events and get the 4th one free.  There will also be a 20% discount off showcase stands.  For more information on becoming a member, call 0330 0080 360 or email info@gepevents.co.uk
BYOC Networking was originally just going to be a one off but the first event was so popular, it had a great demand for future events.  Now our events have up to 90 businesses booked on and each event gets bigger and bigger!

Please click HERE for tickets.  

Event and Information by: BYOC


Thursday, 11 September 2014

#Event- InterNations

I'm part of this social group called InterNations. We meet once a month for drinks and food. Join us to celebrate another great evening in Liverpool and InterNations 7th "birthday"! We will also welcome our new Ambassador Valentin Eden into our Liverpool community! So come numerous

Date: 25th September 2014
Time: 19.00-23.00
Location: Miller & Carter Albert Dock
Atlantic Pavillion and Anchor Hall, Atlantic Dock, L3 4AF

Event organised by: InterNations

Living the InterNations spirit - Nobody stands alone!
InterNations is constantly growing and for many guests, this will be their first InterNations Event. Please be welcoming and introduce them to your friends. Live the spirit of connecting global minds to ensure that every member has a lovely time. Thanks!

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Summer Style

I love this spaghetti strap coral top from New Look because its easy to wear and just perfect for this season. I teamed this with a stretchy blue denim from H&M and black sandal by Red-herring for Debenhams. My bracelets were made in The Gambia.

Photo credit: Eighteen Forever

Sunday, 7 September 2014

Liverpool Business Exhibition

The Liverpool Business Exhibition is scheduled for Tuesday 9th September at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Liverpool.

What to expect?
100s of Business People. 3 Great FREE Seminars and a whole lotta networking!

Seminars and Speed Networking Schedule

Success is on the Far Side of Failure by John Hayes

Speed Networking

You Can't Do It All Yourself, Learn the Art of Delegation by Karen Bellion

How to do Marketing on a Shoestring by Ronnie Doctor

For tickets as a delegate or exhibit, please send an email to: team@thebizexpos.com