American-Nigerian celebrity fashion stylist, Kanayo Ebi whose clients include the likes of Angela and Vanessa Simmons launched its second instalment of The Kach It Project, a series of pop-up events, in Manhattan over the weekend, in association with Pop Up Africa.
Following from a successful launch in London, last March, The Kach It Project NYC Edition featured a collective of fashion forward and groundbreaking designers and brands from ready to wear to haute couture clothing and accessories, inspired by African and contemporary influences, in an exclusive two day shopping and lifestyle experience in the historical neighborhood of SoHa, Manhattan at the Manhattan Brew and Vine.
Participating brands included: the Kach Me If You Can Showroom designers Prelim (UK/Zimbabwe) and RAAAH/Rahima Mohamed Couture (UK/Zimbabwe) in additions to the event’s featuring designers Ago Watch (UK/Nigeria), Angelica Curtis (US), Deucxe (US), Ezie (US), Gregriang (US), LA Luxe (US), Muehleder (US), Pop Caven (US), TAJE (Nigeria), The Anonymous Vintage (Nigeria) and Winner Clothing (US); plus live customized art by Chermia Amour, an African dance class by Afrobeats Dance NYC and food and drink by Full Of Goodness UK, My Sweet Justice of Harlem and Yummy Tummy’s.
Attendees also enjoyed an exclusive two-hour panel discussion and brunch exploring the road to success with celebrity stylists Kanayo Ebi and Misa Hylton, singer and actress Estelle, author and entrepreneur Jai Hudson, former Miss Teen USA/beauty blogger Kamie Crawford, fashion designer Larissa Muehleder, artist Chermia Lucas and celebrity photographer Noemad, in a intimate conference titled Kach Your Dream.
Sponsors included Erase Spa, Full Of Goodness UK, My Sweet Justice of Harlem and Yummy Tummys.