Designer Application Form

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Ogazy Eccentrics

We design both men and women’s wear. Bespoke too

Country of origin/country represented: Ghana

 
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Legacy Lapels

Fashion Show: Kitoko

Legacy Lapels is dedicated to the men who dream in style because it is ran and founded by a man who dreams in style.

Country of origin/country represented: United States of America


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Kymareo

Fashion Show: Kitoko

| Fashion Designer | | Seamstress | design by Kymareo

Country of origin/country represented: United States of America

 

ENUBEE

Fashion Show: 4 Seasons

ENUBEE is a ladies fashion store that opens the door to shopping in a different way. We provide various possibilities in a diverse and evolving way. Here at ENUBEE we encourage your creativity by giving you options from different cultures that can be included in your wardrobe. Trendy and professional or Chic and casual.

Country of origin/country represented: Nigeria


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Citizens Casual

Fashion Show: 4 Seasons

Urban Fashion Brand

Country of origin/country represented: Ghana


 
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Kachi Designs

Fashion Show: Kitoko

Established in 2010, Kachi Designs is the brainchild of self-taught designer Chigozie Chi Chi Anaele. Her Nigerian heritage is an essential part of her brand and the creative director creates contemporary and vintage-inspired apparel and accessories influenced by African culture, as evidenced by her use of Ankara. Whether ready to wear or couture, her colourful, eclectic designs appeal to the fun-loving side of every woman and bring life and sophistication to any wardrobe.

Country of origin/country represented: Nigeria

 
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Xinangogh

Fashion Show: 4 Seasons

Ankara fabrics. Trendy designs and Handcrafted jewelry pieces for all.

Why blend in, when you can totally stand out

Country of origin/country represented: Ghana

 
 
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HHM Creations

Fashion Show: Kitoko

HHM Creation clothing line is an umbrella brand that provides customers with fashion and decorative arts products which help them express their multicultural values, appreciation of beauty, design and concern for the community. The value that project HHM brings to its clients is built on an authentic story and signature, original design, inspired by traditional African inspired cultural aspects.

 
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ZINÓ @Perfect Reflections

Perfect Reflections is brand that operates along the lines of aesthetics, cosmetics and fashion, where we "enhance beauty, create style and define fashion". From her childhood passion, creating styles on paper and for her numerous dolls, Zino (the designer), as she is generally known as, nutured her aesthetic flair both in makeup artistryas well as her other artistic talents and fanned her fashion flames birthing ZINÓ, the fashion label, a baby of her mother brand, Perfect Reflections. From the vast expanse of great Nigeria, to the western shores , currently in the city Houston, ZINÓ creates styles fitting for the varied persona of her clientele and gives fashion a fresh definition.


 
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Mena Fonteneux

Fashion Show: 4 Seasons

Bold designs with classic vintage aesthetics.

Country of origin/country represented: United States of America

 
 


Designer Application Terms & Conditions

 

  • I agree that participation is based upon review and approval by the Designers Committee.

  • I agree to pay the appropriate Participation Fee by September 7, 2019.  I acknowledge that failure to make the payment by this date will result in the removal of my line from AFWH 2019.

  • I acknowledge that the Participation Fee and any other fee I pay is non-refundable.

  • Participation includes a show slot with the standard stage, sound and lighting equipment. Allocation of the show slot is at the discretion of the Designers Committee.

  • Models, hair and makeup services will be provided by AFWH 2019. If I intend to use my own model, hair and/or makeup services, I acknowledge that I must submit the request to the Designer Coordinator by August 14th, 2019 for consideration by the Designers Committee.  

  • I agree to abide by established times for scheduled appointments, interviews, deadlines, briefing, rehearsals, fittings, special appearances and other matters relating to the show. I acknowledge that the AFWH 2019 has the right to terminate my participation in the show for violation of this requirement.  

  • I agree to provide FOSE the following documentation for consideration of this application at the same time of submission of the application.

a. A portfolio of garments or accessories created in the last 24 months.

b. Copies of past press and/or tear sheets of media coverage.

c. High resolution professional photos.

d. Images (photos or illustrations) of 10 proposed looks/pieces/garments for your AFWH 2019 runway presentation

e. A brief biography of the designer and label (directing AFWH to my website is not sufficient to fulfill this requirement).

  • I acknowledge that AFWH is authorized to use photos submitted with the application for any promotional purposes. AFWH reserves the right to use all images derived in any form during or from the event and to transform the same into any or all forms of media currently in existence or yet to be created.

  • I agree that I have legal rights to use the images used in the ad space or fashion show space in AFWH I have purchased. I further agree that by sending my materials for print and/or online advertisement with AFWH, I have granted AFWH the license to use for promotional purposes free of charge.

  • I acknowledge that I will have my own assistants to ensure all garments are hung properly, taken care of, and to assist with dressing the models at AFWH.

  • I agree and acknowledge that I undertake to attend AFWH 2019 at my own expense. AFWH may be able to arrange special discounted airfare, hotel and freight services, for which I may be eligible at my own expense.

  • Rolling racks and hangers will be provided. Please inform AFWH of how many racks and hangers you will need by making a request to designers@afwhouston.com.  

  • If I reside in Houston, Texas, I agree to attend mandatory scheduled fittings and dress rehearsals. If I reside outside of Houston, TX, I agree to attend the mandatory scheduled rehearsal prior to the event, in which my designs will be present for  fittings and rehearsal with the models.

  • I acknowledge that AFWH will not be held liable for personal losses or injuries to participants, models or affiliated personnel except where such loss or injury is due to gross negligence on the part of AFWH.

  • I agree to liaise in advance of the event with the assigned Production Assistant in respect of appropriate music for the show in which my designs will be showcased, and with the designated makeup and hair consultant regarding my desired makeup and hair.

  • I agree to keep all confidential information strictly confidential by using a reasonable degree of care and not disclose any confidential information I receive to any third party.

  • I acknowledge that AFWH reserves the right to either postpone or cancel any function of the entire event in its sole discretion, without any liability for loss incurred thereby. In this event, AFWH will refund all applicable fees.

  • I understand and accept that AFWH reserves the right to review all designs and garments at any time prior to presentation at the designer show to ensure quality and completion, and further has the right to remove any garment or design from presentation if it deems appropriate to do so.

  • I acknowledge that this agreement, along with any other document referred to here, is the entire agreement between the parties (the Designer Applicant and AFWH) and I have read and understood its terms and conditions.  Any right, benefit or obligation due to me under this Agreement is not assignable without the prior written consent of AFWH.

  • The laws of the State of Texas shall be the applicable law of this Agreement.

By completing the application form, I undertake that all information and data provided are true and correct and agree to abide to all terms and conditions and the submission deadlines of the fashion show as stated by AFWH.

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Yesac Boutique

Fashion Show: Kitoko

We are a fashion clothing company that caters t the woman of a curvier nature. We always bring style and grace with our designs

Country of origin/country represented: United States


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Nettysglitz

Fashion Show Vendor: Kitoko

NettysGlitz is an online bridal and fashion accessories store that brings you trendy, vibrant, bold and unique fashion accessories to get you your desired look!

We can also offer styling if you you are unable to find what you want or are unable to accessorize your outfit. Feel free to send us an email at NettysGlitz@mail.com and we could find an item not in stock by you pre-ordering.

Country of origin/country represented: United States of America

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The Exclusive Gentleman

Fashion Show: Kitoko

The Exclusive Gentleman Clothier Specializes in Custom Suits, shirts and Accessories, and the Cigar Lifestyle

Country of origin/country represented: Nigeria


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Adot Design

Fashion Show: Kitoko

Ethiopian designer Teshalech Tadesse uses natural fibres from the enset plant (also known as false banana), and woven cotton to make organic, eco-friendly clothing. The results are unique, breathable garments with a bohemian vibe. Inspired by her mother, who grew enset, and her shoemaker father, the fashion entrepreneur also makes fashion and home accessories out dried by product of the everyday Ethiopian crop.

Country of origin/country represented: Ethiopia

 
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Classic Beginnings

Fashion Show: Kitoko

Eugeney used her creativity and passion for design to create her own clothing line called Classic Beginnings, that she launched in April of 2016. Following this, Eugeney has appeared in countless events and fashion shows such as, Runway Dallas, Spring Bling Denim, and Raw

Country of origin/country represented: St.Thomas, Virgin Islands

 
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Nahom Ethiopia

Fashion Show: 4 Seasons

Ethiopian Fashion Designer

Country of origin/country represented: Ethiopia

 
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Auchies

Fashion Show: 4 Seasons

Auchies wardrobe international is a fashion design outfit formed and officially registered on the 30th day of July 2015. It was an idea created by I and my wife. Our motto is "Portraying who you are via clothing without having to speak". That being said, we make your clothes speak on your behalf. We specialize on African clothing. We also make a bit of English wears, but with an African touch. Our goal generally, is to make you look good in our outfits, but basically with an African embellishment.

Country of origin/country represented: Nigeria

 
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Abby.O Collections

Fashion Show: Kitoko

We specialize in ready to wear African cloth and custom made cloth.

 
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Kisa Kisa

Fashion Show: 4 Seasons

Handmade half moon clutches and handbags . My handbags are unique and one-of-a-kind. The shape of my clutches represent the shape of my red blood cells. I was born with Sickle Cell Anemia, when my clutch is opened it is in the shape of a normal red blood cell, but when it is closed it looks like my cells-sickled shaped

Country of origin/country represented: United States of America