The 2018 Divas of Colour festival was a huge success, once again sponsored by Worldremit, world’s leading digital money transfer company.
The 5th edition of the event held over two days saw a plethora of high profile women from around the world including Britain’s Shadow Minister for women and equalities, Dawn Butler, MP who also received the women of honour recognition on the second day which was the awards and conference dinner.

However, the first day, the actual festival which saw over 20 brands exhibit and designers from across the globe showcase at the fashion show, gave the entire year’s event the buzz it deserves. With a buzzing performance from Mobo award winning Lurine Cato, the fashion show held at the prestigious Queen Elizabeth ii Centre in the heart of London was a spectacle.

Designer brands such as Studio Dmaxsi, The A Concept by Afua Sam, Anakra London and the ATM London gave a very strong showcase. Designer studio dmaxsi emerged yet again the winning designer brand of the year, while, Global 7 and Butterflyy Bliss emerged exhibiting brands of the year.

Founded by Faustina Anyanwu in 2014, Divas of Colour has fast become a household name and the leading forum for leading women of colour in business and careers as well as high profile women from around the globe. The event which started in the smallest room in Hilton Hotel now has a turnover of over £20,000 each event. Attracting global sponsors such as Worldremit which has maintained its major sponsor title with the event for 2 consecutive years. Other sponsors have also included, Fashion Fair, Lyca Mobile, Lebara and Ultimalt.

Faustina Anyanwu founder Divas of Colour (left) presents a women of honour award to Dawn Butler MP (right) at Divas of Colour 2018.

As preparation begins for 2019, we look forward to even a more robust and vibrant show.
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