London Pacific Fashion Collective will feature its TEASER fashion show and open DAY ONE of Fashions Finest off schedule show during London Fashion Week. This will take place at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London on the 20th February 2016 at 3.30pm.
The theme for this year’s collective is based on the story of Disney ‘Moana’. The collective will feature designs from Established and Emerging designers from the South Pacific mainly Hawaii, Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, Cook Islands, Australia and New Zealand.
Director and Founder of London Pacific Fashion, Ana Lavekau will showcase the teaser collection by some of the collectives established/emerging Designers. Teaser designers include:
Missing Polynesia – Hawaii/Samoa
Dane Dagger – NZ/Cook Islands
Sina Cecilia – USA/Tonga
E’vana Couture – Australia/Samoa
Green Banana & Caviar – NZ/Tonga
Lilemirah – Fiji/UK
Reload Tribal – Fiji/UK
According to Lavekau, “Our entire teaser – collective designers have worked tirelessly hard to meet the required deadline of submitting their 3 designer pieces for our teaser show this season. From Polynesian Couture designs to Ready To Wear and Tribal Swim Wear with a combination of ethnic fibre, colourful prints and patterns from the South Pacific.”
After the teaser show in February, the ‘Moana’ London Pacific Fashion Collective will progress onto its main event which is a 2 day fashion show during London Fashion Week on the 16th & 17th of September.
More Established designers will be joining the collective later in September with representation from top Pacific fashion designers ‘Manaola’ from Hawaii and Shona Tawhiao; New Zealand Maori Master Weaver making Fashion come back to London.
London will be buzzing to the drums from the South Pacific as we will take on the catwalk to showcase our Couture Designs, Art, Dances, Music and more importantly our Culture and Heritage. Designers will be arriving with their ‘Moana’ collection for children, men and women.
The finale ‘Moana’ collection will end in November with ‘Oceanic Voyage’ Fashion Workshop.
For more information on the collective contact Ana on email: Londonpacificfashion@gmail.com