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Fashionista Now Boarding: 11 year old Fashion Designer flies to OC Fashion Week to showcase Egypt Ufele Chubiiline

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When Egypt Ufele was a 5th grader she was harassed by bullies in her school what happened next would may  surprise you, Egypt went on to create her own apparel collection called ‘Chubbiline at the age of 10, now 11 years old, she has become the face of BullyChasers her national campaign to raise awareness against bullies.  Recently featured in Teen Vogue, Egypt discusses with model Candice Edwin her debut collection appearance to come to Orange County Fashion Week and we can hardly wait.

My collection go from size kids 2T too size 26 women. I was a professional model for Nordstrom, Macy’s, Children’s Place etc Once I got sick with asthma. My steroids medication made me blow up. I couldn’t model anymore. My goal is too never let anybody stand at a Fashion Show without a design to wear (read more)

Designers want too be known but human feelings are more important. God is going to make a way. This is why I am always blessed!” says Egypt.

Extraordinary collections debut on the Runways of The Laguna Design Center, your destination for luxury home furnishings and home accessories and the principal sponsor of Orange County Fashion Week. The Laguna Design Center hosts again its Catwalk showspace for its second year to the California Riviera’s most influential fashion consumer buyers- the OC’s A-List.

Dina Marciano Isse Miyake courtesy of Anastasia Boutique at Laguna Design Center 2014

Previous collections that have graced the catwalks of OC Fashion Week have included looks by Vivienne Westwood, Issey Miyake, Rick Owens and Gareth Pugh presented by Anastasia Laguna Beach and aligning a passion for fashion, showspace was designed by interior design by the Provasi Collection and space curated by Dina Marciano Interior Designs. (Model Chloe Pasquini, Face of Fashion Winner 2016)

Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy Official Hair Sponsor of OC Fashion Week

Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy Official Hair Sponsor of OC Fashion Week

Model Chloe Pasquini is the 2016 Face of Fashion this year at OC Fashion Week final Votes by APEX Laguna Niguel

This year local and international designers are announced on the daily Countdown of OC Fashion Week’s IG @OCFashionWeek presented by Runwayz Magazine’s own Christina Mathias co hosted with Manna Kadar of Manna Kadar Cosmetics and Chadia Almeddin of Betinnis in Brea, Vice Chairs of the OC Fashion Council.  “Orange County is a bespoke market, its an exciting time for us as we lead into a schedule of fashion capitals,” says Manna Kadar, CEO of Manna Kadar Cosmetics.

The next day’s showcases luxury collections of established as Versace, Dolce and Gabbana, Kenzo, Stella McCartney, Stuart Wietzman with all-new emerging Orange County models presented by Occasion Kids and an incredibly innovative runway set to stun audiences.

Dione Bledsoe hosts Opening Night for FindtheFit Official Sponsor of OC Fashion Week

Dione Bledsoe hosts Opening Night for FindtheFit Official Sponsor of OC Fashion Week

Screen Shot 2016-08-24 at 11.59.58 PM “I am so excited to fly out here to be part of this season’s laucnh and line up of events this year, says Dione Bledsoe, Managing Director of Find the Fit, our company specializes in executive search for fashion retail & wholesale brands and knowing what we know in that arena we can truly appreciate the hard work that goes on behind building brands to its finest and the champions behind them, its great to see the trade industry at its best.”

 

Candice interviews Egypt Ufele youngest fashion designer from Nigeria

OCFW Model Candice Edwin interviews Egypt Ufele youngest fashion designer from Nigeria to debut collections at OC Fashion Week

Saturday Night’s Featured Designers have been hand-selected by the OC Fashion Council advisory this season to premiere MainStage at Laguna Design Center introducing the S/S 2017 Collections:

Gladys Torres

Jonathan Jimenez

Carly Vidal Urban Prima

Alisha Needham

Marva AAylouche

Vanessa Lozada

Stefani Alvarado

Victoria By Elizabeth

Chadia Almeddin

Heather Lindquist

Ionice Moldovianu

Special Plus Size Guest Designer “11 Year Old” Egypt  discovered at the U.S. Virgin Islands Fashionista Show by IQ Global Events, Egypt joins us to debut her collections already recognized by Vogue Magazine.

Dione Bledsoe, Managing Director of Find the Fit, our company specializes in executive search for fashion retail & wholesale brands and knowing what we know in that arena we can truly appreciate the hard work that goes on behind building brands to its finest and the champions behind them, its great to see the trade industry at its best."

Dione Bledsoe, Managing Director of Find the Fit, our company specializes in executive search for fashion retail & wholesale brands and knowing what we know in that arena we can truly appreciate the hard work that goes on behind building brands to its finest and the champions behind them, its great to see the trade industry at its best.”

Candice interviews Egypt Ufele youngest fashion designer from Nigeria

OCFW Model Candice Edwin interviews Egypt Ufele youngest fashion designer from Nigeria to debut collections at OC Fashion Week

The OC Fashion Week and OC Fashion Council advisory board exists to help grow local and emerging designers to become successful entrepreneurs, to inspire and activate their business connections and empower their abilities to thrive.  OCFW local and international alliances also aims to initiate an effective pro-local business campaign for retail owners, to encourage the success of our business e-conomies  for independently owned businesses, international trade and to help our local entrepreneurs succeed.

Manna Kadar Cosmetics Official Sponsor of OC Fashion Week

The Orange County retail market is to vital to ignore, and to important to deny the obvious super power of it’s unrivaled retail spend. Orange County (‘the OC’) is the leading purchasing power in retail in the United States,  merely a metropolis south of Los Angeles county. The OC spends 35 billion in retail without L.A., a purchasing power that even surpasses some of the leading fashion capitals in th world.

Manna Kadar Cosmetics Official Sponsor of OC Fashion Week

The mission of Orange County Fashion Week is clear: we exist to represent and support the launch of new and emerging fashion designers to stimulate and enhance the economic retail power of our local trade economies, and to serve as a leading international platform for trade and fashion tourism in the United States. Without a doubt, OC Fashion Week is an economic fashion capital dedicated to building collaborative connections and valuable relations in the fashion trade industry we are honored to represent great talent.

Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy Official Hair Sponsor of OC Fashion Week

Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy Official Hair Sponsor of OC Fashion Week

 

 

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