Do You Know That The Dare2Dream Season 4 Winners Are Going To The Energy Fashion Night Zurich?
The long awaited moment when the Dare2Dream Season 4 Winners, Ini, Promise, Jojo would be visiting Zurich via KLM for the Energy Fashion Night hosted by Ringier is here.
Finally receiving their visas, the three dreamers, would be leaving Nigeria on the 2nd of May, 2018 for the Energy Fashion Night which takes place on the 5th May, 2018.
Kinabuti, the ethical fashion label behind Dare2Dream is lighting the torch for Nigerian youths in entrepreneurship by giving them a chance to showcase their talents on the international scene. For the Dare2Dream winners, this is the first time they have been outside the continent of Africa and so they can hardly hide their excitement. "Taking these youths to Zurich does not just mean new experiences for them, but also a different kind of exposure which would open their minds intellectually and creatively, thereby ensuring self development and talent development." Caterina, Founder of Kinabuti said. "Walking the runway in front of an international audience is one of the heights of a fashion creative’s career and for the dreamers, experiencing this at this time of their lives seems to have brought them into a new knowing of how much they can achieve by simply working at it." she continued.
The dreamers would also be showcasing stories of Africa’s rich heritage and culture to the world in the Dare2Dream Africanness Challenge #D2DAfricannessChallenge.
Accompanying the Dare2Dream Winners on this great trip is Dare2Dream Finalist, Akpevwe Erefuoma. He is a contemporary artist and head designer of urban fashion label Raycan Elvis. Raycan Elvis is a brand that seeks to blend the African culture and history with a touch of western fashion. At the Energy Fashion Night, he would be unveiling a new collection ‘KUBA’ at the Energy Fashion Show.
“At the Energy Fashion Night, I would be unveiling a new collection ‘KUBA’ which is named after a tribe in DR, Congo and happens to be the source of inspiration for this collection”. “The Kuba people have a style of decorating their masks with a lot geometric shapes, motifs, symbols raffia wrappings and head dress.” Akpevwe said.
The Energy Fashion Night is the greatest Fashion and Entertainment event which takes place every year in Switzerland and organized by Energy Radio, one of the companies of the Ringier group. It incorporates entertainment and fashion with over 30 models walking the runway. In the past, models like Maria Borges of Victoria Secret, Martina Kournikova, Chanel Iman have walked this runway. Also, this event has had performances from some of the biggest Disc Jockeys in history like Martin Jensen, Melanie C and Ofenbach etc.
Energy Fashion Night Zurich, here we come!!!!