Libreville’s first “ Phase 1” Fashion show organised by Yezdad design, took place the 7th of October 2012 in The Meridien Hotel
Yezdad , the little Gabonese’s fashion designer realized a long-held ambition when he staged the first ‘Phase one fashion show “in Libreville last weekend, Gabon has been working to bring Gabonese talents to a global audience.
Some of central Africa’s most popular Journalists were there, also RFI and TV as well as representatives of the high level society in Libreville.
Yezdad launched the event to showcase the best the Gabon has to offer at the moment, Annelia, Alba and Claude Etoughe were the designers invited.
The name of “Arc-en-ciel” (rainbow) due to having many colours is to permit the active African woman to leave the common usual clothes and make her choice with 100% African new designed clothes.
“It’s time for the Gabonese designers to be recognized. Everyone has this interest in our Country now; Petrol, precious minerals, let’s use this growth to also benefit the Gabon fashion industry. is making it marks,” Yezdad said.
Large numbers of fashion enthusiasts and supporters came to see Gabon’s response to what should be watched this upcoming season. The show was animated well by TV, known journalists and personalities as well as comics from the Gabonese Show business.
In many of the 3 collections, an ongoing “princess” trend was noted. Corsets were constructed with Dutch wax fabrics and raffia, colors were there. It was clear, though, that most of the designers agreed that it was these colors “arc –en-ciel” (rainbow) were going to make an inroad this season in Africa.
“I wanted to do something to show that the “every day “ dress is also African and that Africa, especially a country as little as Gabon, has it place in the world fashion industry” said Yezdad.
The designer Yezdad Mildass uses local fabrics for original designs that allow women to stand out from the crowd.