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The Folklore Connect Hosts Designer Dinner in London

June 23, 2023 [London, UK] - The Folklore Connect held its first designer dinner for 2023 in London, UK. Hosted by founder and CEO Amira Rasool at the Stork restaurant in Mayfair, the event aimed to celebrate community and creativity with some of the talented designers who have all entrusted Connect platform to grow their wholesale businesses.

In attendance were designers behind some of the most prolific contemporary ready-to-wear brands based in Africa and the diaspora, including Abiola Olusola, Reni Abina of Rendoll, Paolo Sisiano, ANITABEL’s founder Anita Ebeledike, Nyosi’s Vanessa Iloenyosi, Shola Ajayi of Alosh London and Mimine Agbantou of Mimine AG. Also on the guest list were London-based accessories designers Tola Adeagbo of Florian and LarAllan’s Lara Olutunbi. 

The dinner was hosted at London’s leading Pan-African restaurant Stork, with a seasonal menu designed to showcase the culinary richness of the African continent and the diaspora.

The Folklore Connect London Dinner 2023 by The Folklore


Images by Bekky Calver.