The Global Fashion show is one the most talked about fashion shows to ever happen in New York today due to it's huge success. A total of eight well established designers show cased their spectacular collections from different parts of the globe. The designers featured that evening were; Maatano who are based in the United states but of Ethiopian descent, Amparo Chorda from Spain, Louda Collection who is based in New York City but of Russian descent, African Mosaique from South Africa, Thula Sindi from South Africa, David Tlale from South Africa, Nike Kondakis who is based in Kenya but of Greek and Danish descent and Prajje Couture from Haiti but also based in the United States.
The much anticipated fashion show was the first Global Fashion show presented this year with its first recipient;The Bisila Bokoko Africa Literacy Project. Many well known prestigious guests came to show their suppport. Some of the guests that came to support the event and first charity recipient included, the guest of honor, founder of the BBALP and Exutive Director of Spain-US Chamber of commerce Bisila Bokoko, Well known HBO actor from the series " The Wire" Gbenga Akinnagbe, Victoria's Secret super model Oluchi Omwegba, and Miss Universe 1999 Mpule Kwelagobe from Botswana.
Models elegantly strutted down the runway owning each piece majestically. Among the models that shared the runway that evening a few stood out, models such as former Miss Tanzania and Ford model Millen Magese, America's Next Top Models Aminat Ayinde of cycle 12, Fatima Siad of cycle 10, former Miss teen New Jersey Eremene Clerjuste and very well known African model Adebisi Sowemimo
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For more information about the Bisila Bokoko African Literacy Project, visit www.bbalp.org, and watch this space over the next few days to see the runway collections from the Global Fashion Show.
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