The First Lady Fayre press release
The First Lady is a business enterprise for women by women with the sole aim of supporting and promoting women in any area of business. The First Lady Fayre is a bi-annual retail extravaganza showcasing a range of female focused brands predominantly from the creative industries. The event also features guest speakers and live music. On 28th November 2010 Kenema & Co and Inspirational YOU brought you the first installment of The First Lady Fayre here is a review: http://thecoolfashion.com/2010/12/02/the-first-lady-fayre-recap/#more-5471. Now we present the much-anticipated follow up event, The First Lady Roof Garden Fayre located in The Queen of Hoxton’s roof garden over looking the City of London.
This latest shopping event, which follows the successful launch of The First Lady Fayre in November features live music from London’s finest female talent including DJ Nikki Beatnick (Official DJ for Kelis and music producer), Cherri Prince and more. Spoken word from Ola The Poet and Amber Phresh Mentality. Guest Speakers including Octavia Goredema, founder of the Twenty Ten Club, who will be using her years of experience in the PR industry to share tips on successful networking, Whilst Christina Daniels, founder and CEO of The Cool Fashion website shares information on the art of blogging. The Cool Fashion is a must read website for anyone interested in fashion, art, music and pretty much anything creative. The list is extensive filled with inspirational women that will impel you to take affirmative action. The day will be jam-packed with positivity that will leave you feeling energized and motivated.
This event will also be the launch of Kenema & Co’s latest collection, the “Mende’ collection. A range of clothing for men women and children inspired by Sierra Leone’s Mende tribe.
Kenema & Co and Inspirational YOU aim to continue their fundraising efforts for their respective projects. Kenema & Co with their school scholarship program via their official charity, “Kenema’s Big Sister” and Inspirational YOU for the work they do with vulnerable young women in London. In 2010 Kenema & Co was able to deliver two school scholarships for girls attending The Holy Rosary School in Kenema, Sierra Leone. Inspirational YOU continue to grow from strength to strength hosting a quarterly event that is overflowing with positivity; including workshops, networking and guest speakers.
We welcome you to come together and assist us build this unique brand / business enterprise on the roof garden this über cool venue in Hoxton over looking the City of London. Come along to shop, meet some interesting people, enjoy good food and drink while being entertained. We guarantee that you will leave feeling inspired.
The First Lady
Sunday 22nd May 2011
11 – 5pm
The Queen Of Hoxton,
1 – 5 Curtain Road,
Tickets are £5.00 and can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/i3WD2O
or £10.00 on the door.
(If you are unable to click the link please cut and paste into your internet browser.)
The line up for the First Lady Roof Garden Fayre includes:
Kenema & Co – Contemporary clothing with an African twist -
Puckoo couture – Hand made leggings and catsuits – www.puckoo.com
Aunties closet – Designer vintage clothing
Kayobi Clothing – Afrocentric street wear – http://www.kayobiclothing.com/
RJL designs – Alternative jewellery – http://www.rjldesigns.co.uk/
Swanz Fly – Funky street wear for women – www.swanzfly.com
GPUK – Jewellery based on Ghanaian culture www.gpukjewellery.co.uk
Mister Giles – Modern Art – http://www.mistergiles.com/
Shea Butter Cottage – Natural beauty products – www.akuawood.co.uk
Embellished attire – Customised clothing – facebook.com/EmbellishedUK
BeRare Jewellery – Hand crafted jewellery -
Dat Tag – Urban street wear – http://www.dattag.com/
SDG East London – Street wear and more – www.sdgeastlondon.com
Purple Turtle Beads – Beaded accessories – www.purpleturtlebeads.com
Teyalilly Cards – ethnic greeting cards – www.teyalilly.com
AfroJules – Bespoke Hand drawn greeting cards
Lela – Accessories for little girls of African decent www.mylela.com
ODF – urban sports apparel – www.odfclothing.com
Raw Skin Foods – 100% natural 100% vegan skin care for all – www.rawskinfood.co.uk
Nail services by:
Nails by Ama – http://www.nailsbyama.co.uk
More to be confirmed.
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