NEW YORK, NY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2011 – The AKOO Clothing Brand is celebrating a successful fashion show debut during New York Fashion Week. The event was held on Friday, September 9, 2011 at the luxurious EZ Studios located in the fashion district of midtown Manhattan. The event began at 7pm when celebrities made their glamorous red carpet entry and emerged in front of tons of awaiting top tier media, photographers and guests.
The AKOO Clothing fashion show proved to be the sexiest and most alluring event of the evening. Crowds of attendees waited in lines wrapped around the block in anticipation to view the brand’s Fashion Week debut. Surprise special guest, Nuttin’ But Stringz, opened the show with a spectacular performance to set the mood for the rest of the night. The event was streamed LIVE courtesy of Livestream and was hosted by actor Hosea Chanchez, star of BET’s The Game and Angelea Preston of America’s Next Top Model.
Fans of AKOO Clothing were in attendance from national media, top retailers, to celebrity friends including New York Giant’s Victor Cruz and Ramses Barden, Matt Nordgren of Bravo’s Most Eligible Dallas, Meeka Claxton of VH1’s Basketball Wives and her husband Golden State Warriors College scout and former professional basketball player Speedy Claxton, TV personality and Bravo’s Real Housewives of New Jersey Alum Danielle Staub, Miss Africa USA Nyasha Zimucha, to superstar BMX athlete, Nigel Sylvester to name a few. Event photos of the celebrity guest attendees can be viewed at the WireImage website: http://wireimage.com/ItemListings.aspx?igi=520431&nbc1=1&NavTyp=CAL
“This show was a labor of love for everyone involved. We’re overwhelmed with pride to have organized such a major production during New York Fashion Week. We also feel honored by the crowd’s responses and outpouring of support. We have definitely achieved all of our brand objectives while setting the bar extremely high for the next New York Fashion Week,” states Jeff Belizaire, Director of Marketing of AKOO Clothing.
Overwhelmed by the amazing turnout of AKOO Clothing supporters and fans, Ralph Reynolds, Creative Director of AKOO Clothing, states, “We created a stunning fashion show event all around that proved to be sexy and glamorous,” he continues, “We thank all our supporters who helped make the event the resounding success that we just knew it would be, it truly was an experience we will all remember for years to come.”
AKOO Clothing is the new Americana fashion go-to brand for top fashion and innovation nationally and internationally. Global trendsetting celebrities, athletes, musicians, and actors have become fans of the brand including Larry King. Some of these prominent fans have even taken it a step further by aligning themselves and their projects with AKOO such as B.o.B, Curtis Granderson, Carl Crawford, Hosea Chanchez, Travis Porter, Tristan Wilds, Meek Mill, and Mickey Factz to name a few. AKOO has been featured in national print publications including VIBE Magazine and GQ, who also named AKOO’s founder T.I., one of the “10 Most Stylish Men in America” in their magazine issue.
ABOUT AKOO CLOTHING
AKOO, an acronym for A KING OF ONESELF, is a men’s contemporary clothing line that exudes a unique sense of elusive style that is versatile to one’s own lifestyle. The brand offers the highest quality of materials and craftsmanship including distinctive prints and fabrics that are unmatched from comfortable denim with custom embroidery, stylish leather jackets, detailed sweaters and durable lightweight tees as well as button downs and polos. AKOO, was founded by Grammy award winning artist, music and film producer, song writer and actor, T.I., and his business partner and Grand Hustle Entertainment CEO, Jason Geter. AKOO is manufactured and distributed by RP55 Group. AKOO is donned by celebrities including actors, musicians and athletes. The brand has been featured on TV, in videos, online, and in print media from around the world. The AKOO Clothing showroom is located at 230 W. 39th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY, 10018. For more information on AKOO Clothing, visit www.akooclothingbrand.com and Facebook via www.facebook.com/akooclothing and Twitter via www.twitter.com/akooclothing.
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