Fiji Time: 12:15 AM on Saturday 10 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Fashion excites children at mini show

Torika Tokalau
Saturday, May 03, 2014

FIJI Fashion Week is excited to do more work with the Suva City Library following a tremendous response from the children in a mini fashion show yesterday.

FJFW managing director Ellen Whippy-Knight spoke to the children about fashion, designing and conducted an exercise where each child designed a garment.

A mini fashion show showcasing the summer collection of young designer Tadra Knight was also part of the program

"We were invited to do activities for children and because it's also the school holidays, they came up with the idea to do a fashion show which we were only glad to oblige because for FJFW, we know that it starts from the grassroots level.

"And what we are trying to do is get fashion education into the schools but most importantly, bring art back into schools as a subject from Year 1 to Year 13."

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61820.5992
JPY 57.502354.5023
GBP 0.30880.3008
EUR 0.42110.4091
NZD 0.71840.6854
AUD 0.65730.6323
USD 0.47680.4598



Exchange Rate updated on 9th October 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Man jailed 14 years for raping brother's stepdaughter
  2. Ryan eyes lanky 15s forward
  3. 10 years for raping seven-year-old girl
  4. Newcomers Dreketi upsets Lautoka
  5. Retiree keeps promise to make a difference
  6. Unreasonable requests
  7. Strong economy
  8. Suva makes IDC semis
  9. Housing project for hundreds
  10. Ministry clears air on workers' ERP provisions

Top Stories this Week

  1. Rugby outcry Monday (05 Oct)
  2. Fisherman has whale of a day Tuesday (06 Oct)
  3. Family robbed, fear for lives Monday (05 Oct)
  4. Mum upset Wednesday (07 Oct)
  5. The murders and tragedies of Vatuwaqa Tuesday (06 Oct)
  6. Death classified as unnatural Thursday (08 Oct)
  7. FRCA duo sent home Wednesday (07 Oct)
  8. Sex offenders top list, taxpayers foot $15,660 per day Tuesday (06 Oct)
  9. Fiji thrash Uruguay 47-15 Wednesday (07 Oct)
  10. Ganilau a nominee Thursday (08 Oct)