By Emmanuel Harrison
It was a night of glam and a plethora of styles on Saturday 23rd October as fashion celebutantes and notable personalities from the city of Uyo gathered at the Cafe D’Angelo, Ewet Housing Estate, Uyo for the official launch of Fashion 87th.
Fashion 87th is a coalescence of heavyweight Fashion, Lifestyle and Beauty creatives on quest to showcase Akwa Ibom’s and South South’s amazijg community of Fashion, Lifestyle and Beauty industry to the world by promoting an ideology of collaboration for businesses in the African creative industry.
The event wasn’t just a regular party, but an exclusive strictly by invite high-fashion party.
It also featured appearances from high-ranking personalities in the state including Ini Edo, Kemen, Legendary DJ Peejay, Veekee James, Lybra and more.
The stunning and rather unusual black carpet was hosted synergetic duo GrandPrince Ita and Eno Jerry. DJ Jemmy, DJ PeeJay, and DJ Ideal all rocked the wheels of steel alongside Hypeman Kristen and De Hypegod as they set the tone for the evening groove.
Some of the city’s finest fashion designers also displayed their masterpiece designs.