On Saturday 1 June 2013, male and female models converge at Harare’s retail hub, Sam Levy’s Village for the Zimbabwe Fashion Week model search. The first of its kind in Zimbabwe, the model search shall allow producers to select both male and female models between the height of 1.74m – 1.80m (females) and 1.84m- 1.94(males).
Both this year’s fashion week and the model search will be conducted and produced by “Group of Creatives”, a South African based company which produces a multitude of fashion weeks and events throughout the continent which include the Mercedez Benz franchise of fashion weeks: Africa, Johannesburg and Cape Town as well as the most recent Durban, Fashion by the Sea. Group of Creatives is headed by the leading South African fashion photographer Simon Deiner who specializes in advertising, catalogue, ramp and beauty photography and wife Jennifer Deiner who specializes in and heads production.
Entering its fourth year, the theme for Zimbabwe Fashion Week 2013 is “Fashion through the ages” which Founder, Priscilla Chigariro–Gessen describes as a tribute to centuries of creativity and artistic endeavor that stand today as the most significant symbols of any historical period or expression of national identity.
Zimbabwe Fashion Week 2013 will be held at Sam Levy’s Village, Borrowdale, from the 29th – 31st of August and will showcase designers and artists from Zimbabwe and the continent.
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