August 27th, 2009 22:25 EST
CamerCouture: Camer Couture Fashions Black History Month
Black History Month 2009 goes haute couture as Cameroon`s most fabulous fashion designers take over London for the first time ever.
Courtesy of funky new style hub, Camer Couture, international stars Anggy Haif and Olivia Ervi, will join forces with exciting newcomers KiRette Couture, Bot I Lam, Rose Mbango and Ms Mi to adorn the Ã¼ber chic Shoreditch Studios with a perfect tapestry of eye-popping art, elegance and panache.
The event will be a kaleidoscopic interpretation of Cameroon`s rich and dynamic culture, " said Camer Couture CEO, Cynthia Anduhtabe.
With diplomats, entrepreneurs and fashion insiders including designer, Yemi Okunsoya on its guest list, the occasion promises to be an exquisite blend of clout, chic and class.
The recent media and catwalk rage about African fashion presents extraordinary prospects for our extremely talented and versatile designers.
We are very excited about giving them the opportunity to access a market which is largely unaware of their talent and stylistic originality, " explained Anduhtable.
The spectacle will also feature live performances from Cameroonian artists: Muntu Valdo, Serge Tebu as well as Dee, Quest & Band.
In addition, there will be a raffle sale to benefit the Baka Pygmies who make up one of Cameroon`s oldest and most socially deprived societies.
Assuring a night of verve and innovation, " the show`s art director, Alex Quest said:
It will be a soirÃ©e of chic, couture and stylish edutainment merged with acoustic bliss to uplift everyone to oblivion. "
Notes to Editors
Created in 2009, Camer Couture aims to:
Its team comprises Cynthia Anduhtabe, Isabel Bezeng, Ngum Ngafor, Soraya Sone (freelance consultant) and Alex Quest.
- Leverage Cameroonian fashion designers onto the international scene.
- Lead the nation`s fashion market in originality and style.
- Represent the splendour, diversity and wealth of Cameroon through the work and visions of couture creators.
- Set a trend in Cameroonian fashion event management.
Running from 6pm - 3am, the Camer Couture fashion showcase will take place at Shoreditch Studios, 37 Bateman Row, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3HH.
Front Row = Â£50
VIP = Â£40
All Other = Â£30
Plus Â£5 postage fee
Prices include reception, show and the after party charges.
For tickets, media & sponsorship enquiries please contact:
Tel: 00 44 7944 043 954
Tel: 00 44 7733 735 515
Tel: 00 44 7834 321 373
For more information on Camer Couture please visit: www.camercouture.com
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Follow us on twitter at: http://twitter.com/CamerCouture Find out more about Cameroon`s Baka people and Global Music Exchange (One Heart) " a charity working with Camer Couture to support them on: www.baka.co.uk