This year Nanichi celebrated the grand 5th anniversary of hard work, dedication and success. And as with custom, we kicked off the year by giving back to the community. On January 22nd 2012, Nanichi was featured in a fashion show dedicated in support of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Members of the ALS community and the ALS association will be present to provide important information about Lou Gehrig’s disease.
THEN OF COURSE WE MUST REPRESENT!!!!!! On May 5th 2012 Nanichi was featured in Caribbean Daze: One Love One Heart Fashion Show hosted by UMD Caribbean Students Association . And during the month of June – Caribbean Heritage Month Nanichi hosted a Caribbean Heritage Month Photoshoot Tour which featured for example a photoshoot with Model Dianne.O. Nanichi also donated a Jamaican inspired layered necklace and bracelet to Jamaican Women of Washington, Inc for their 10th Annual High Tea Silent Auction.
Also check out the photoshoot done with Designer: Ilka Harrigan along with the Face of Nanichi!
Stop by and view our online portfolio "The Nanichi Magazine" HERE
On September 29th 2011, Nanichi graced the runway at the first ever Formal DC Latin Fashion Week 2011.
The 2011 First Formal event provided a platform for Local, National and International talented designers Providing Washington DC with a one of a kind fashion event; during LFW Fashion designers local, national and international showcased 2011 collections. The DC Latin Fashion Week embraces diversity in fashion where designers, models, fabric, styles and ideas come from around the world and are manifested under one roof.
“Preparing for the fashion show was overwhelming but I enjoyed every moment of it; from creating the pieces, selecting models and wardrobes to planning photo shoots and administrative task.” ~Ilka