I-CAF Presents: The Afri-Pop Shop Weekend, December 12th-13th in NYC

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December 11, 2014 at 11:30 am | Lifestyle

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December 11, 2014 at 11:30 am | Lifestyle

I-CAF Prelude Event

On December 12-13, 2014, The International-Coalition for African Fashion (I-CAF) will host a second pop-up shop weekend to promote African and African-inspired fashion.

Encouraging all to “Give the Gift of African Fashion,” the Afri-Pop Shop will include a two-day weekend filled with designer meet-and-greets, brand introductions, a social mixer, and interactive shopping experience. A few of the vendors featured include women’s and men’s clothing line Busayo, men’s accessories b yMaki & Mpho, and organic, handmade jewelry by Akakpo and much more.

The schedule of events will include interviews with creative designers and brand representatives, presentations of select samples, and a networking party on Friday, December 12th at 10pm at Meridian 23 located at 161 West 23rd Street, New York, NY. I-CAF is excited to have African Prints in Fashion (APiF) and Face2Face Africa co-host the festivities.

On Saturday, December 13th the Pop-Up Shop, featuring ready-to-wear designs from over 10 labels, will take place at Leisure Life NYC located at 559 Myrtle Avenue in Brooklyn, New York from noon to 9pm.

Supporters of African fashion and local members of the community are welcome to come out and be a part of this fun-filled weekend. For more information or to participate at Afri-Pop Shop, email info@i-caf.org.

About The International-Coalition for African Fashion Afri-Pop Shop
The International-Coalition for African Fashion, (I-CAF) has a commitment to promote African fashion through multiple channels and outlets. I-CAF celebrates African culture with informative, captivating events including Afri-Pop Shop. This season, I-CAF hosted various events to reflect the diversity of African fashion; their inaugural Pop-Up Shop took place on October 18, 2014 and the momentum has continued.

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