The Commonwealth Fashion Exchange seeks to celebrate fashion brilliance, hosted at the Music room of Buckingham Palace with The Duchess of Cambridge and the Countess of Wessex on February 19, 2018.
And, a public exhibition opened at Australia House on February 21 till March 6, 2018, in partnership with Swarovski, The Woolmark Company and MatchesFashion. Using fashion as a tool to make a positive impact in the lives of people – more importantly, women in the world.
All 53 member countries under the Commonwealth organization had representatives, Africa was certainly not left out as designers who draw their heritage from the continent – Sydney Davies from Sierra Leone, Piera Ntayomba from Rwanda, and more rocked shoulders in terms of presentation of the best gowns with their counterparts – Bibi Russel from Bangladesh, Karen Walker from New Zealand, Burberry and Stella McCartney from Great Britain, other countries.
Top models, fashion writers, designers and enthusiasts – Naomi Campbell, Adwoa Aboah, Justine Picardie, Anya Hindmarch, Livia Firth and more attended the event.
See photos of some of the designs below:
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