This year’s SPAR Eastern Cape Jason Kieck Fashion Extravaganza will see the top Port Elizabeth designer transport visitors to the mystical world of the Orient.
The Whispers of the Orient-themed show promises to turn the Boardwalk Hotel and Convention Centre into an eastern wonderland on October 20.
“I alluded to natural elements within the Orient, namely the peacock, koi and cherry blossoms. All these feature prominently in their art and culture,” said Kieck.
He added that the designs would represent a celebration of beauty within life and styling elements based on particular features of individual inspirations.
“I’ve brought the theme into the designs through the feathers and colours of the peacock; the colours, surroundings and fluid movements of the koi; as well as the colours, petals and feminine tones of the cherry blossoms.”
With the Igazi Foundation – a non-profit organisation concerned with blood issues in the country – the beneficiary for the fifth year running, Kieck felt the theme fitted in perfectly with their vision.
“Igazi is about life and helping people to fight for it. The same goes for the theme as