African Fashion & Art Reception (AFAR) at the UNGA

The most hushed-up reception inspired by African fashion and art during the UN General Assembly in New York. Simply the only place to be seen!


 
By PHENNE

DATE: 25 SEPT. 2018
TIME: 19.00 – 22.00
WHERE: TBA

The African Fashion and Arts Reception (AFAR) alongside the UN Genral Assembly curates a notable group of designers under the Frallian Group alongside emerging and contemporary African artists from ANOKO House.

Set in a 6-stories spectacular Manhattan townhouse under the purview ofLeslie Garfield,, that combines sophisticated European influences with unique architectural flair, AFAR 2018 will showcase collections for SS19 by SUKEINA, MMUSA and MO SAIQUE.

The reception is the most exclusive immersion of senior policymakers, business leaders, investment executive, creative and fashion professionals in New York during the UNGA. The set is curated to chic, relaxing and primed with individuals in the know, and with an appreciation of provenance and craft.
Sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, a leading law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. And VOGA Italia, the embodiment of boldly innovative, elegantly unapologetic and tastefully confident award-winning wines for the modern wine drinker.

The African Fashion and Arts Reception (AFAR) 2018 is managed by PHENNE. A concierge and lifestyle business committed to addressing the relational, intellectual, human and financial capital of its clients.

 
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The Hosts

ADE ADEFEKO

ADE ADEFEKO

ROBERTA ANNAN

ROBERTA ANNAN

 
 
The Venue

 
 
The Fashion

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SUKEINA
Eager to bring his designs to women from all walks of life, Salam is focused on tapping into a client’s inner power. Perhaps that’s why Sukeina has struck a chord with stars like Campbell and Natalia Vodianova.
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MMUSA
Mmusa is a custom luxury footwear and accessories brand. Inspired by the famed monarch Mansa Musa of the Malian Empire in Africa, every product is carefully curated, sourced, inspired and crafted in Africa.
 

 
MO SAÏQUE
MO SAÏQUE was conceived to re-interpret African heritage, while preserving traditional artisanal history. Working exclusively with rich handwoven fabrics, beaded detailing and intricate finishing.
The designs of MO SAÏQUE tells unique global stories that inspire and leave a lasting impression. MO SAÏQUE offers subtle opulence, possesses individual design aesthetic and attracts the woman that embodies effortless grace.
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The Art

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ART

As multiple beginning ideas develop in his conscious and unconscious mind, they tend to evolve into much more with the guidance of his Yoruba ancestors, Orisha’s and Philosophies.


By ÒMÓ OBA (HRH) ADETOMIWA A. GBADEBO

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ART

An eye to capture and evoke raw emotion through imagery, fusing pops of color with detailed motifs that convey the essence of his subjects is what drives Oye Diran's Fashion and Fine Art photography


By DAVID VARGAS
 
 
The Partners