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ENT1Sierra Leone Fashion and Art Council (SLFAC) will be hosting a Sierra Leone Fashion Week (SLFW) at the Mamba Point Lagoonda Entrainment Complex from the 23rd to the 27th April.
This red carpet event is dedicated to promoting African fashion on the global stage and diversifying the fashion industry around the world.
Explaining the motive of the event, SLFW CEO, Tiah Knox said, “with 12 years’ experience in the fashion industry, from a top plus size model to the first African winner of Miss Full Figure USA.  I have worked in the corporate fashion world.” “The motive behind SLFW is to give Sierra Leoneans a platform to showcase their artistic qualities by presenting their Brands which may include fashionable clothing, jewelries and accessories.”
Also “It is to set the pace for a high-class fashion industry that will attract investment from companies, by exposing international investors to the country’s fashion and tourism sector.”
“Participants shall be able to network and market with likeminded individuals who seek a new audience for their brand,” she said.
Tiah also pointed out that “…the opportunities are endless, don’t just focus on the money aspect but focus on the opportunity to showcase your talent and be spotted for marketing and promotion contracts. With international promotion and market exposure models shall be provided with the opportunities like business Cards and Portfolios to enhance their professional image.
Participants in the Sierra Leone Fashion Week events shall gain exposure of their brand as the event shall be filmed and presented in future marketing campaigns. Models shall have access to work with sponsors to gain partnership which may include internship to work with them.”
Tiah revealed that the event is sponsored by many different businesses who want to be part of the unique opportunity to help change the fashion world. “To name but a few, Sierra Leone Fashion and Arts council, Knox Model and Talent Agency, House of Petiz, Vera Moore Cosmestics, Beauty by Kuku, SikeTV, Aisha’s Salon and Ministry of Tourism”She called on all those interested on fashion and branding  to sign up online at  hyperlink
“http://www.slfashionweek.com/” www.slfashionweek.com or send a message on the Facebook page  hyperlink “http://www.facebook.com/sierraleonefashionweek” or call  +232-77-591-333 or email hyperlink
“mailto:designers@slfashionweek.com” or designers@slfashionweek.com”
Friday April 07, 2017.

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