On Friday 17th February 2017, all roads led to SwahiliPot Hub for the Swahili Fashion Extravaganza, SFE will be a monthly event that consist of various episodes from February to June 2017 at the Amphitheatre at SwahiliPot Hub.
The first edition was Hats, Shoes and Accessories, seven designers showcased their fashion pieces. Different designers displayed their skills through various products, each piece bringing out uniqueness and quality. The designers included, Shanga creations, Shoe crafting, Bersel house of Ankara, Kaylen Knits and Crochets, Evan Patel sandals, Modiire Art and Design, and Sunkissed by Bwire Summer Collection.
The models trained by SwahiliPot Models mentor and trainer Angela Mumbi, showed confidence, self-reliance and discipline. The models included: Dan Javan, Sharley Yuda, Slyvia Binyanya, Rose Akinyi, Juma Mzungu, Shufaa M Ally Yakut, Winnie Ahaya, Hadad Faisal, Stephen, Ahmed, Frank, and Nancy Natasha.
Mc Kasichana entertained the crowd with her charming character and humorous personality, the event was graced by Miss Tourism Mombasa County- Babelyn Mukila. Different perfomers were also keeping the audience entertained with various performance such as Salsa dancers, Singer-Mercy Dali, Neo the Band, Malenga 001, and Moses Mokua.
The objective of SwahiliPot Models is to
- To advertise new trends of fashion designs to the public.
- To empower young talents in Fashion Industry in Mombasa: Models, Designers, Photographers, Make-up Artist
- To shift Modelling industry from a “hobby” to a “career”.
- To uplift Fashion industry in Mombasa as a whole into an International level.
The first event was graced by various people in the industry, who showed support in many ways. The designs showcased were unique and exceptional. Looking forward to the next edition which will be on 17th March at 7 pm on Bridal, Evening gowns and Suits. Like on Facebook Swahilipot Models and Swahilipot Hub for the updates.