DFW 2022 Themed “Celebrating Culture & Fabric Manipulation”: How Delight Fashion Week Unfolded at Delight Tailoring Fashion Design School In Nairobi
Delight Fashion Week (DFW) is one of the Kenyan biggest fashion events.
Held in October each year, the event celebrates emerging Kenyan fashion designers’ and models’ collections, showcasing them to the world, this year’s theme was “Celebrating Culture & Fabric Manipulation”
DFW is also a hotspot for celebrities, who are spotted attending runways for inspiration, the event was hosted by Azeezah Hashim and Co-Host by Jemimah Nempiris
This year, October’s DFW ran from October 3 – 7. Receiving over 50k online mentions during the event, this year’s Delight Fashion Week has been the most discussed since 2020. So, what got fans talking?
Designers & Models
A total of 60 students participated in Delight Fashion Week 2022, showcasing and modeling one item from each of their individual designs.
The list of student designers from Delight Fashion and Design Tailoring School who debuted their collection on October 7, 2022, below is the list of designers and models.
Delight Fashion Week 2022: Student’s Single Piece Presentation as per the categories.
Designers & Models Group A
1. Rose Alinda
2. Joyce Mwangi(Mudafa)
3. Stancey Norah
4. Juventer Awuor
5. Sharon Muriithi
6. Joy Nyaga
7. Janis Koki
8. Jheria Mohammed
9. Emelda Akinyi
Designers & Models Group B
1. Lucy Ndanu
2. Jeanette Nyapela
3. Stacy Agnes
4. Stecy Jane
5. Regina Wothaya
6. Sarafina Julius
7. Ashley Nereah
8. Sylvia Nduta
Designers & Models Group C
1. Moreen Oroma
2. Mercy Nga’ng’a
3. Teresia Kirika
4. Amy Mbinya
5. Rosemary Munguti
6. Oreu Nadupoi
7. Gladys Wambui
8. Cynthia Kimaiga
Designers & Models Group D
1. Grace Waithera
2. Celine Sangwa
3. Teckla Mukami
4. Keziah Githinji
5. Jacqueline Alivizda
6. Sephora Naruba
7. Mercy Wangoi
8. Grace Baraka
Designers & Models Group E
1. Sandra Kalama
2. Amina Arif
3. Trizah Akoth
4. Nyandeng’ Priscilla
5. Vicky Mumo
6. Elizabeth Adhieu Makuach
7. Jedina Nyarinda
8. Stella Amwayi
Designers & Models Group F
1. Lucy Ngolo
2. Nyibol Mary
3. Maggy Kibe
4. Maureen Akinyi
5. Sylvia Mwagongo
6. Joyce Chepkorir
7. Joyce Kinuthia
8. Risper Msembe
Designers & Models Group G
1. Richard Mwangi
2. Samuel Poisa
3. Peter Kariuki
5. Sammy Finest
6. David Dimba
7. Jaebet Twite
Miriam Kanama talks about sustainable and eco-friendly fashion and “recycling”, The collection by Demitu Toje, Raissa Ipollo, and Brenda Lemama focused on East African culture.
Global cultures were the focus of Joyce Wanja and Brenda Mwendwa’s collection.
The Invited Guest Designers
Crocheted items are made by Stickning Creations, and pieces made of bamboo and bottle caps are made by Ottyman Arts (Dan).
The Celebrities Guests.
- Carol Ng’ang’a Founder and Creative at Crafts With Meaning.
- Ashok Sunny CEO and Founder at Ashok Sunny Tailored.
- Lucy Rao Founder and Creative Designer at Rialto Fashions.
- Mercy Wilson Director at JW Show.
- Brightstar Kasyoka CEO Of Star Tailored Designs.
- Bevern Oguk CEO and Creative Designer at BOGUK.
- Musa Oyoo Founder at Terra Models Management Mombasa.
- Royd Bosire Founder at Entrepreneur Fashion Week.
- Branice Mayienga Head of Membership Services at Kenya National Chamber Of Commerce & Industry.
- Purity Manga Director at Pureza Beauty PALOUR.
As with most live events, such as Delight Fashion Week, there is always a lively discussion going on online.
Brands may benefit from providing coverage of live events in order to gain exposure in a widely publicized conversation.
Furthermore, influencer marketing is more popular than ever. Brands can increase the impact of their campaigns with a much larger audience by utilizing influencers who have an engaged fanbase.
DFW is also a hotspot for celebrities, who are spotted attending runways for inspiration
This year, DFW ran from October 3 – 7. Receiving over 50k online mentions during the event, this year’s #DelightFashionWeek has been the most discussed since 2020.
So, what got fans talking? pic.twitter.com/Ju7ON9Zsgj
— Nairobi fashion hub (@FashionNairobi) October 8, 2022
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