Madam Wokie showcase at the Fashion 4 Development First Ladies Luncheon
Hi everyone, I hope you all had a great weekend.
We are so excited to have pics of the Madam WoKie showcase at the third First Ladies Luncheon organized by Fashion 4 Development, featured on the Vogue Italia's website (making this our second Vogue feature).The event which was held at Pierre Hotel in New York, on the occasion of the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly brought together numerous important politicians, leaders of the world of fashion and influences from all over the world. The luncheon was hosted by Evie Evangelou and celebrated some important people such as the Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Italia Franca Sozzani, who has been honored with the Premiere F4D Medal of Honor for the three-years time she dedicated to F4D; . Folorunsho Alakija (founder of the Rose of Sharon Foundation), who has been assigned the F4D’s Angel Award; Tina Brown (Editor-in-Chief of Newsweek and the Daily Beast), who received the F4D’s Women’s Champion Award, Livia Firth (founder of Green Carpet Challenge) , whose work has been celebrated with the Fashion 4 Development Award; and Michel Sidibé (Executive Director of UNAIDS), who has been assigned the F4D’s League of Gentlemen Award. Other designers showcasing at the event included Angel Chang (China), Alfonso Guinoo (Philippines), Zang Toi (Malaysia), Tanzila Rab (Bangladesh), Montaha (Kuwait), Giovanni Lopresti (Cyprus) and Alexandra Taylor (USA).
Other guests at the event included
Livia Firth, Tina Brown, Evie Evangelou and Franca Sozzani
Toyin Ojora Saraki, Folorunsho Alakija and Madame Ban Soon-Taek
HRH Princess Ameerah Al Taweel and HRH Princess Bassma al Saud
First Lady of Trinidad and Tobago Reema Carmona
Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway
Donna Karan and Evie Evangelou
and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus
Pics coutrsey of Vogue Italia