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Fashion of Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Source: Ameyaw Debrah

Anita Quansah for Tribes of Africa

UK based social enterprise iROCK! UK and international fashion and lifestyle quarterly FAB Magazine are proud to announce the first set of designers confirmed for the Tribes of Africa (TOA) fashion fundraiser scheduled to coincide with Africa Day on 26 May to take place at the prestigious Grange Tower Bridge Hotel.

The night which will boast some of Africa’s finest in fashion to showcase in front of an elite crowd of 350 guests from all over Africa and within the African community in London is set to be one of the most memorable fashion shows for Africans in the diaspora and fans of African fashion.

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Amongst the designers who have confirmed their attendance and full support for the UK-based charitable social enterprise which advocates for the social empowerment of women, are jeweller Anita Quansah whose fabulous African-inspired designs have recently been worn by Alicia Keys on the cover of Vibe Magazine, London-based Nigerian designer Nkwo who has recently dazzled the front-rowers at Arise Magazine Fashion Week in Lagos, Towani Clarke of Kutowa Designs who has lent her support all the way from Lusaka, Zambia and Nigerian King of Couture Adebayo Jones who will be celebrating his birthday with iROCK! UK on the night.

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“I am so excited by the participation of these international designers who have showcased with renowned celebrities on an international platform. The Tribes of Africa is undoubtedly going to be the most unforgettable show ever held with the crème de la crème of diplomats, business leaders and celebrities coming together under one roof,” said businesswoman and founder of iROCK! UK, Viola Ncube.

With 10 designers representing diverse Tribes of Africa, with some established names and others who will be showcasing for the first time in the UK, iROCK! UK’s Tribes of Africa event is set to be a fashionable fundraiser which will give the guests on the night an opportunity to enjoy a fashion show of diverse colours and fabrics of The Continent, complimentary champagne reception, a four-course menu inspired by rich African cuisines and fine entertainment, exclusive giveaways and to support a worthy cause.

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