B’Venaj to showcase at Nolcha Fashion Week: New York September 2014

July 15, 2014

15 Jul, 2014


Nolcha Fashion Week: New York, now in its seventh year and held simultaneously to New York Fashion Week, is proud to announce that B’Venaj will be joining the schedule in September 2014 for the Spring/Summer 2015 collections.

B’venaj, established by designer Vanessa Teye, is a clothing and accessory brand which creates a division between the ordinary and extraordinary through eclecticism..  Growing up in Ghana, Vanessa watched her mother transform her client’s closet into timeless pieces. This motivated her at thirteen to pursue a career in fashion.

Designer Vanessa Teye comments’ “It’s an opportunity of a life time to be involved in Nolcha Fashion Week: New York. I am thrilled in every sense of the word.  Our vision is to go beyond merely designing and selling clothing but to help our customers find the beauty in themselves in a way that is unique and appropriate for that individual.”

The signature style of B’Venaj is feminine and eclectic, vintage yet modern with the use of African prints and western fabrics with influences taken from the human figure, what is perceived on a daily basis and nature.  B’Venaj demonstrates the philosophy of freedom in her garments through the use of fabrics such as chiffon and charmeuse.

Kerry Bannigan, CEO of Nolcha Fashion Week shares,”We are thrilled to welcome international fashion designers to our runway during New York Fashion Week. It is a key time for a brand to break into the USA market. B’Venaj’s brand philosophy, signature style and quality finishing touches makes for a great brand and I look forward to the runway show.”

For more information about B’Venaj visit http://nolchafashionweek.com/2014/06/04/bvenaj/ About Nolcha Fashion Week: New York:

Nolcha Fashion Week is a leading award winning event for independent fashion designers to showcase their collections to a global audience of press, retailers, stylists and industry influencers. Over the past five years Nolcha Fashion Week has established itself as a platform of discovery promoting innovative fashion designers through runway shows and exhibition during New York Fashion Week. The event is an officially recognized New York Fashion Week platform by New York City Economic Development Corporation; offering a range of cost effective options to increase designers recognition and develop their business.

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Nolcha Fashion Week: New York, founded by Kerry Bannigan and Arthur Mandel, is a leading award winning event held during New York Fashion Week hosting independent fashion designer runway shows.