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

Montaha Alajeel

Donna Karan and Evie Evangelou

and Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus

Madam Wokie
Pics coutrsey of Vogue Italia


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