The K-Walk, is a big international fashion show gathering professionals from all of Africa and around the world. The show which was created by Cameroonian designer Anna Ngann Yonn of Kreyann Designs in 2011, is a platform that celebrates African fashion, culture, talent, creativity and originality. The K-walk showcases selected designers from all over Africa.
The selected designers to show on the K-Walk runway this year, were:
Sheria Ngowi – Tanzania
MAXHOSA BY LADUMA – South Africa
Anna Ngann Yonn – Kreyann- Cameroon
South African knitwear designs, MAXHOSA by Laduma started the show. The brand founded by Laduma Ngxokolo is a Xhosa heritage inspired brand which explores and reinterprets the tribes’ beadwork, patterns, symbolism and colors through its design.
The brand pushes the boundaries of fashion as it is an agent of change, evolving with the changing times and engaging in the dialogue pushing traditional culture towards the future. Laduma’s designs for men and women have showcased on numerous prestigious runways in Africa, London, Paris and New York.
Suiting by the Tanzanian designer Sheria Ngowi lit up the runway next. Sheria’s suits are classic and well-built, daring and youthful for men silhouettes. The male brand collection composes of slim-fit check shirts, slim ties, bow ties, a wide range of colored suits and a blend of African print suits as well.
Kreyann designs closed the runway show on a high note with a standing ovation. The colorful female collection by Anna Ngann Yonn focuses on every detail of the female silhouette.Her style harmoniously combines classical and fantasy for a clean and sober result. Kreyann evokes glamour, audacity and features everyday wear, corporate outfits and evening wear for every woman.