Rising menswear design star Allex Kangala will present his latest collection at Couture Fashion Week in New York City at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday February 17, 2013. The runway fashion show will be held at the New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Avenue, in the heart of the Big Apple’s Fashion District.
Allex Kangala began his design career in 2003 working with the innovative menswear brand Shunnoz & Tekasala in his native Angola. In 2005 he launched his own Dianthus D’kangala label, a brand focused on classic, harmonious, spiritual and refined designs. He made his New York design debut in 2012 at Africa Fashion Week.
Prior to entering the design field, Mr. Kangala worked as a top male model, appearing on runways worldwide including at Angola Fashion Week, Moda Luanda, and in the Manhunt International event in China. He also modeled for Portuguese designers Augustus and Fatima Lopes, and is an experienced television actor.
Allex Kangala currently resides in Angola and Portugal, working as a fashion designer and developer of collections and various projects in Luanda, where his flagship store is located. His trend setting designs are favorites of many celebrities and show business legends in Angola.