Port Moresby is said to be the PNG’s Fashion Capital and the people have been living to that trend ever since. The POM Fashion Week 2019 held last week, 11-13th April, opened the line-up of events in the mall’s Atrium with six (6) massive runway shows hosted by Vision City Mega Mall. “The show’s objectives are to stimulate the creative and cultural industries, encourage growth and economic activity in PNG. It is through this platform that we discover new and emerging talents, establish and grow new and existing businesses”, said by Ms. Philma Kelegai, Managing Director and Organizer of this event.
The theme of the event was ‘Fashion’s Future’ as it captured Port Moresby’s urban chic and style. Featuring 22 designers, both local and international retailers, including Jacks of PNG, with over 30 models and the Little Miss PNG Quest. The Little Miss PNG Quest ended the POM Fashion Week on a high note with the Traditional Wear and the Crowning of the Little Miss PNG.
During this three-day event, a competition had happened among the public to “Walk like a Supermodel Challenge”, which ended up with two lucky winners that walked away one (1) movie ticket to the advance screening of the Avengers End Game! premiering next Wednesday, 24th April 2019 in Paradise Cinema. The POM Fashion Week show was made possible by Vision City Mega Mall who provided the venue and one of the major sponsors of this event.