By means of Tafadzwa Zimoyo
Native award profitable style dressmaker and superstar stylist Tapfumanei Munenge affectionately referred to as Coco, the day past dazzled style lovers with a set for native celebrities in partial achievement of his Bachelor of Science in Clothes, Model and Design Honors Level program.
Munenge a last yr clothes style design pupil at Chinhoyi College of Generation pulled it via at a neatly -attended style exhibition dubbed “Legendary Creatures” held at Emoji bar in Helensvale.
Fashions strutted their stuff showcasing the most recent traits by means of Coco amid glitz and glamour whilst musician Cindy Munyavi was once the hostess.
Visitor of honor and Most sensible Fashion Zimbabwe company proprietor, Karin Davidson, mentioned Munenge was once a devoted style dressmaker.
“Tapfumanei was once lucky sufficient to intern at Spero Villioti the place he won enjoy to transform a tender and skilled couturier.
“On the college he obtained ability and data within the box of Model Design in spaces akin to Model Pictures, Model Representation, Development Making, Product Construction, Enhancement, Grooming and Modelling, Model Advertising, Model Forecasting and Traits Research and plenty of different spaces.
“As of late is the day that we will all have the ability to witness his works in addition to surprise at his development to changing into the dressmaker and artist that he’s these days. I’ve labored with him as a fashion and on some runway displays,” mentioned Davidson.
In an interview with the dressmaker, Munenge he mentioned was once pleased with the give a boost to he were given all through the craze display and all through his project.
“Model is my hobby. I’m humbled by means of the give a boost to from family and friends. Now and again I’m impressed a lot by means of nature and plants. My designs speaks themselves and I’ve labored with very best profiles within the nation. I’ve performed pink carpets clothes together with awards displays. I’ve additionally ventured in bridal put on and feature showcased on native and regional platforms. I purchase my textures in the community and out of the country,” he mentioned.
He mentioned was once impressed to do the gathering as a result of transfusion of legendary creatures striking it to provide day together with the ‘gypsy’ technology (1920’s) model.
“Rising up I loved experimenting with types to create my very own distinctive glance which some name madness and I name it style. I’m closely influenced by means of balancing Parisian and Milan style investigating their similarities akin to Thierry Mugler and Vivienne Westwood. Alternatively my final taste inspiration is a way of thinking that may be altered by means of other seasons and moods simply know that you’re what you’re and what you put on is solely material,” he mentioned.
Munenge a fashion cum style dressmaker mentioned he most often sits down with the customer to know his or her persona prior to doing the outfit.
So far dressed a few of Harare’s elite and classy folks together with Ammera Mimi, Pokello Nare, Jackie Ngarande, Karin Davidson, Tammy Moyo, Ammara Brown, Lee Madyara (Hollywood Lee) and singer Cindy Munyavi.
Munenge was once born on March 25, 1991 at Gutu Maternity Medical institution in Gutu.
He was once bred in Harare and attended North Park Number one Faculty and St Johns Emerald Hill for his atypical and complicated degree training.
Having been found out at a young age of 18 to products at Truworths national, he then went to paintings with Karin Davidson at Most sensible Fashion Zimbabwe, the place he was once nurtured as a fashion.
The craze publicity led him to sign up at CUT to score his level.
A few of his achievements come with visitor dressmaker at Intswa Model Week, Mpumalanga Model Display, Model dressmaker on the Internet Integrated and Zimbabwe Fashion Awards amongst others. The Usher in