TeKay Designs was a featured designer at the second Dallas International Fashion Event co-hosted by the City of Dallas and Trendy Africa Magazine to spotlight global fashion and the cultural heritage of Africa, including a mix of Asian and European cultures.
Held at the Dallas City Performance Hall on May 16, 2014, the event was a platform for international relations. The evenings lineup featured dancers, entertainers, members of the Dallas City Council, foreign dignitaries, and international fashion designers.
View video of TeKay Designs and Queen Of The Brides fashion showcase: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STvU0M1Iz4k
The event was presented by Trendy Africa Magazine to benefit the Dallas Youth Council. Nigerian Senator Florence Ita Giwa, Dallas Councilwoman Vonciel Jones-Hill, Hon. Abike Dabiri Erewa and Publisher May Olusola were among the honorees to receive the distinguished Tammae Award. TAMMAE is an annual mothers appreciation concept by Trendy Africa Magazine to honor individuals who have impacted their communities through personal and professional efforts.
The prestigious event was attended by special guests including: Dwaine Caraway (Dallas City Councilman), Karl Z. (City of Dallas), Lee McKinney (Assistant Director, office of Economic Development City of Dallas), Honorable Abike Dabiri Erewa (Chairman Diaspora committee Federal House of Representatives Nigeria, Ime Udo-member National Council for Arts and Culture Nigeria), Bob Brunner (Vice President – Arik Air International), Eeefy Ike- International Motivational Speaker and Designer), Regina Onyeibe (The City of Dallas Africa liaison officer), and Chinwe Isaac (Nigerian Actress and Producer).
Dallas Texas is recognized as the ninth-largest city and a highly culturally diverse city in the U.S. This fashion platform provided the Dallas community an opportunity to experience alternative fashion styles that are accessible here in Texas.