Tuesday, 20 October 2009 06:25

Mr Mahogany Newsletter...

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I have finally decided that it is time to catch up with the rest of the modern world and start blogging, to be honest I have decided to go down this route because it is just easier than designing and writing a newsletter from my desktop - yes i am lazy.

 

To start with the blog will just update you on what has been happening in the world of Mahogany but as times goes on it will be far more informative providing you with reviews of the numerous shows that I attend around the world as well as giving my views and commentary on fashion and modelling related issues.

 

It has been a very eventful few months in the world of Mr Mahogany & Mahogany and this is going to be a long blog for sure.

 

In no particular order:

 

London Fashion Week - Casely Hayford

Two of our male models Olivier & Alemu modelled for the top menswear designer casely Hayford at London Fashion Week on menswear day.

 

This was great for Mahogany Models as it was the first time that we got male models into LFW.

 

 

 

 

Fashion Diversity - London Fashion Week

 

London Fashion Week at Museum of London

 

Fashion Diversity returned with 6 workshops, 5 catwalk shows over 3 days and all for free!

 

Back for its second year, Mahogany Model Management and Untold Design CIC presented this seasons Fashion Diversity at the Museum of London. Including an eclectic program of industry-led workshops, fashion shows and a student/ graduate competition brief that saw some of the UK’s most promising young designers stage a catwalk show to present their take on this years brief ‘The Proof of the Fashion is in the Garden’…

 

Mahogany Models Samira, Tanya B, Rosemary & Mimi featured in Fashion Diversity.

 

From the streets of Peckham, Spitalfields and Soho this years Fashion Diversity Honorary Awards were presented to Fashion Houses Gisella Boutique, Junky Styling & Nico Didonna. Established in obscure quarters of London, these designers have undoubtedly carved their mark within very different areas of the relentless and fast paced Fashion industry, and showcased a capsule collection as a snapshot in time of their design journey at this event.

 

Beffta Awards

It is with great pride that Mahogany won 3 out the 5 awards we were nominted for at the recently concluded Beffta Awards (BEFFTA stands for Black Entertainment, Film, Fashion, Television & Arts).

 

The awards ceremony took place at the luxurious Hilton Metropole Hotel on Saturday 17th October. Mahogany won awards for Best Modelling Agency (Mahogany Models), Best Events Promoter (Mahogany Productions) & Best Male Model (Ibukun Jegede). 

 

Thank you to everyone for there support and for voting for us.

 

ICAN Show Nigeria

(Picture Insert MP team Deola, Ebere & Vicky)

I was recently in Nigeria producing a gala evening for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and trust me it was a show and a half with over 2000 people in attendance.

 

Even if I say so myself the show was hot and I had a great Mahogany Productions team supporting me which included Yemi - CEO Mahogany Productions Africa, Ebere - Events Manager, Vicky - Productions Manager, Linda - Backstage Manager & Deola my worn out hard working Production Assistant.

 

A big thank you to everyone in Abuja, Nigeria that supported us, we are looking forward to our next show.

 

Fashion TV Fashion Show

 

One of the highlights of London Fashion Week was having three of our models feature in the Fashion TV fashion show during London Fashion Week. Not only did our models feature in the show but Mahogany Models will be given credit as providing the models on the TV highlights of the show.

 

Well done to Vicky, Annaliese & Gervene

 




IN BRIEF:

 

Miss Uganda/Miss World

 

I was invited to be the head judge at the Miss Uganda/Miss World competition that took place in Kampala, Uganda.

 

It was a great show but there was a lot of controversy because we choose London based Maria Namira as the winner. the audience and the public in general felt that we should have chosen a Ugandan resident as the winner and not someone that resides in the UK. But you know me I will only choose whom I think is best and as there was a split decision among the judges I literally did have to cast the deciding vote. PS Uganda is definitely a country to go back too.

 

Top Model of Colour (TMC) Holland

 

The first ever TMC Holland will be taking place in March 2010 in Amsterdam with auditions taking place in November & January. TMC is going places around the world.

 

Top Model of Colour (UK)

 

The grand finale will be taking place on the 5th December in the Gambia and we will be taking over 40 people from the UK to compete in the finale, courtesy of the President of the Gambia and Fabec's Promotion.

 

Click here for hotel information

 

Princess Diana Charity Fashion Show

 

Four of our top models Nana, Vicky, Evita & Rosemary will be modelling in the Finding Your Feet Fashion Show

 

Glam Show (31st October & 1st November)

 

Mahogany Models continues to break into mainstream fashion and we are providing models to this 2 day major lifestyle event, that is taking place at earls court and 3 of our models Jakadi, Crystal & Vanessa will be modelling over the two days for Untold & Environmental Justice Foundation at the show.

 

Peace Week

Nana one of our rising stars was the only model selected to feature in the Peace Week event that took place at Trafalgar Square and since joining us she has been one of our most popular models.

 

Nigerian Charity Show

Six of our best models featured in a top Nigerian Charity Show for a charity of Nigerian Doctors - they included Evita, Nana, Tanya B, Danubia, Laurette &Vicky and they wore clothes for 3 top designers which included Roor & Kosibah Creations.

 

 

MAHOGANY MODELS NIGERIA

 

then send an email with your pictures (head shot & full body shot), statistics (height, bust, waist, hips & age) to nigeria@mahoganymodelmanagement.com

 

All model signed to the agency will join our international modelling website

 

FASHIONS FINEST JOIN US ON FACEBOOK

 

The Mahogany Models directory will soon be changing its name to Fashions Finest and will be a directory for all people of colour involved in the fashion world - models, creatives, photographers etc

 

It will have features and articles by top industry professionals, pictures and videos as well as reviews of fashion shows and events by MR MAHOGANY (who will be saying it as it is) it also aims to promote new, aspiring, emerging and established designers, models, MUA's Hair Stylist, Photographers etc

 

This will be "Creativity in Colour"

 

JOIN US ON TWITTER Fashions Finest

 

JOIN US ON TWITTER Mahogany Models

 

JOIN ME ON FACEBOOK Sola Oyebade

 

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