On the occasion The Eritrean Cultural Festival in the UK July 13-14, 2013 at
Lee Valley Leisure Complex Center Edmonton N9 OA London United Kingdom.
The amazing interview with one of Africa’s top 10 male designers “Zekaryas Solomon” will be aired On Sunday 30/06/2013 from 11:00 am – 12: 00 pm GMT To listen the Show live On Sunday 30/06/2013 Click here or To listen to from Adal Voice archive, Click here.
About the Designer “Zekaryas Solomon”
Zekaryas is based in London, United Kingdom. He studied at London College of Fashion and graduated in 2010. His collections are produced in United Kingdom.
Eritrean born Designer, Zekaryas Solomon spent his early years in the Republic of Sudan before moving to Germany as a young boy.
He initially studied Architecture, Art and Design in Wuppertal, Germany, graduating in 2005. He spent four years working as an Architect whilst developing a passionate interest in fashion design.
In 2010 he graduated with a master’s degree in Pattern Design & Garment Technology from London College of Fashion.
The label, Zekaryas Solomon is a high concept fashion of individual bespoke tailoring and ready-to-wear garments for both men and women.
He draws inspiration from his Eritrean heritage, re-interpreting traditional costumes with a futuristic, functional edge and also, being trained originally as an architect; the clean lines and impeccable structure is evident in his designs.
His work is characterized by simplicity, originality, and above all, versatility. A dress is never just a dress, but can be worn in a number of ways: twisted, wrapped, or flipped. Each garment becomes unique to the wearer
His multi-functional garments also allow for clients imagination to intervene as well as establishing an intimate cohesion with their own personalities and his
Solomon also keeps his designs fresh and innovative with his unusual twisted solution for pockets, collars, closures and the way they are incorporated. His collection offers a truly individual wearable statement.
Zekaryas Solomon was recently named as one of Africa’s top 10 male designers; nominated best male designer of the year 2011 at Beffta awards and best male designer of the year 2012 at Fashions Finest. His designs have been featured in numerous magazines like Sublime, LEONID, FAB, New African Wom an and ELEM to mention a few.