The Fall of Signature Essence, a division of Emergent Business Solutions, LLC, will be hosting African Fashion Week Houston from Aug 14th – Aug 16th 2014. This event recognizes the cultural traditions of African fashion and promotes its contribution to the fashion industry globally. International fashion brand, TeKay Designs, will showcase their taste of culture with their renowned ethnic formal and bridal attire at African Fashion Week – Houston in Houston Texas on August 16, 2014 at the prestigious Ayva Center located at 9371 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77063.

African Fashion Week – Houston includes a Meet and Greet Fashion Mixer that will be held at 024 Grille – Westin Memorial – on Thursday Aug 14th at 4pm. A Fashion and Arts Workshop titled “The Influence of African Fashion in the Global Market” will be hosted at the Ayva Center on Friday Aug 15th, 2014 with doors scheduled to open at 3 pm. After the tradeshow, guests are invited to join an after party at Zanzibar located at 9003 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77063. The Fall of Signature Essence Runway Show and Concert will be held on Saturday Aug 16th at the Ayva Center with doors opening at 6 pm. The after party for that day will take place within the Ayva Center right after the show. Visit for tickets and more details.

“I personally feel that this show will display the essence of Africa while sharing the cultural dimensions of fashion. I’m expecting a great turn out and that even if our guests come for just a moment, they will leave with an experience!” states Mercy Peter, African Fashion Week Houston – Arts and Fashion Trade Show Coordinator.

Recognized as a diverse and international city, Houston has a large population of Africans, people of African descent, and African fashion enthusiasts. The Houston Metropolitan Area is home to the fourth largest city in America. “The rich cultural diversity of Houston is why it’s so important to be a part of African Fashion Week Houston. We plan to showcase a sample of our ethnic inspired evening gowns, African bride and groom’s attire embellished with embroidery, crystals and fashion jewelry. We have an extensive collection of multi-cultural clothing for men, women and children made with jacquard, satin, george, kente, Aso-Oke, brocade and embroidered laces sourced globally.” notes Designer Kimma Wreh of TeKay Designs.

TeKay Designs is an international fashion label, based in Houston Texas, that offers custom designs and couture bridal gowns, formal attire and statement fashion jewelry. Founded in 1998, TeKay Designs features handcrafted pieces that appeal to those who appreciate elegance with a contemporary twist. The designer brand is most noted for providing unique ethnic attire and non-traditional pieces for customers in the U.S.A and international. TeKay Designs has been published in numerous print publications including The Knot, Bridal Guide Magazine, The New York Times, Self, Genlux, Annex, Bello, Bisous, Chumash, Filler, Viva, Wedding Style Guide International, Entrigue, Get Married, New York Amsterdam News, etc. and numerous online publications.