August 18, 2015

Events: 2015 African Fashion Week Toronto - Day 2 Student Designer Competition

To kick off the Day 2 of the 2015 AFWT, the first runway presentation was a student designer competition. Many talented African student designers showcased their designs to a panel of judges. It is so great that AFWT included student designers within their event and are supporting young designers. This provided a nice platform for fashion students to showcase their collections to the public and also provided them with the experience of conducting a runway show. In the end, the designer Kyle Gervacy emerged as the winner. He presented a very creative and intriguing collection, thus well deserved win.At the end of all the runway shows, I was also able to meet a few of the designers as well as some of the fabulous models.

Check out some of my favourite looks that went down the runway during the student designer competition and the people I met...

Kyle Gervacy Runway Show












Designer Kyle Gervacy
Eldior Sodeck Runway Show








Unfortunately, I missed the shows of the first two student designers :(  However, I found some great shots taken by Che Rosales Photography of a few of my favourite looks from the Ofuure & PBF Student collections.

Ofuure Runway Show
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Credit: Che Rosales Photography
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Credit: Che Rosales Photography
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Credit: Che Rosales Photography

Judges & host Miss Go 2 Girl
Myself with the winner of the Student Designer Competition Kyle Gervacy
Models in Kyle Gervacy

Myself with designer of Eldior Sodeck
Myself with models in Eldior Sodeck

I really enjoyed the student designer presentation; congrats to the winner!

To learn more about each of the student designers and to get pieces from their collection, visit their websites and social media pages:
Kyle Gervacy: Instagram-@gervacy
Eldior Sodeck: www.eldiorsodeck.com / Instagram-@eldior_sodeck
Ofuure: www.ofuure.etsy.com / Instagram-@ofuure
PBF: Instagram-@pbfworld

~G~

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