Mustafa Hassanali in Arise Magazine Fashion Week 2012
Mustafa Hassanali to unveil the ‘Afrikalos’ collection in Lagos, Nigeria
Second time for Mustafa Hassanali to showcase in Arise Magazine Fashion Week.
The renowned pan African designer, Mustafa Hassanali, is among 77 fashion designers from six continents of the world who are expected to participate in showcasing their collection in Arise Magazine Fashion Week (AMFW) in Lagos, Nigeria to be held from 6th -11th March-2012.
Mustafa Hassanali is the sole Fashion Designer from Tanzania who is expected to participate in this Fashion Week, which continues to acquire popularity in Africa and the world at large, by unveiling his new collection aptly named “Afrikalos”.
“The name of my collection Afrikalos is derived from two words, “Afri” shortened version of Africa and “kalos” is Greek word which means beauty. Afrikalos has been inspired by the sight, sounds, rhythm, vibrancy and vivaciousness which truly defined the beauty of our motherland, Africa. The inspiration or chaotic Colour coordination and amalgamation of various textures of fabric and prints, which defines exotic meets eclectic version of innovation that is truly in motion.” Said Mustafa Hassanali.
Having shown in 12 Different African countries, and visited over 15, Mustafa Hassanali shall pay a timeless tribute to the nations that have hosted and nurtured his passion for fashion in Africa
“I feel so proud and excited to be part of this great African Event for the second time, this shows how our creativity is accepted and growing in every part of Africa. I would like to thank the Arise Magazine team and Mr. Nduka Obaigbena for believing in me. As Mustafa Hassanali brand, this year we have evolved and re-energized our collection with pomp and pageantry”. Concluded Hassanali
This year AMFW will be held in the best and popular luxury hotel, Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos Nigeria, from 6th-11th March 2012. This follows those of last year which were witnessed by more than 5,000 visitors, who watched creations from 51 designers.
All the best Mustafa ..