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My collaboration with fashion designer MINIKA KO will be in the KOllision Fashion Show March 9, 2019


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KOllision Fashion Show Presented by Minika Ko and COPE NYC

March 9th 4:30-8PM at 630 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11206

Minika Ko and COPE NYC Present KOllision Fashion Show for International Women’s Day

Brooklyn, NY - On Saturday, March 9th, Minika Ko and COPE NYC will present KOllision: a collaborative

fashion show that envisions the future of female power through fashion, technology, and art. In celebration

of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, artists across all mediums will showcase their

creations with Minika Ko’s KOVASKY collection as a canvas. These wearable works of art will be shown

on the runway and available for purchase in a charity auction.

KOllision’s fundraising aims to support refugee turned supermodel, Mari Malek’s, Stand for Education

#nopadnoschool campaign. Malek hopes to supply 1000 girls in South Sudan with a year’s worth of

menstrual hygiene products. Funding will also go towards designing family rooms for Little Flower Children

and Family Services of New York through COPE NYC.

The pre-show party kicks off at 4:30pm. Come sip wine, mingle, and enjoy live music. Meet Mari Malek at

HerStory talk and learn how she advocates for children in South Sudan. Explore COPE NYC’s Obsessive

Sea gallery. Check out the pop-up shop for KOVASKY: the high performance fashion line for the power

woman on the go. The runway show starts at 6pm. We invite you to join us to support a good cause and have

an unforgettable experience.

The KOllision show is produced by Minika Ko and COPE NYC and supported by a female-led production

team including LL Moves dance performance, MBD Beauty hair and makeup, Be Brilliant styling, Eco

Fashion Expo operational team, and SUSTAIN Magazine media relations. Additional sponsors include

Couture Modeling Agency and Bronx Brewery.

KOllision features artists: 81Neutronz, A-Natural, Aislinn Foley, Amanda Sommers, Anu Sieunarine, Ashley

Liu, Aubrey Roemer, Ben Cockerham, Brooklyn Buzzy, Caitlin Caliendo, Cass Jones, Chandelle Heffner,

Danielle Eden, Erika Fujyama, Flora Chen, Habiba Trisa, Jace Kaufman, Jacob Baron, Joseph Loli,

Josephine Barreiro, Kanika Tibrewal, Lady K Fever, Lauryn McCrimon, Lawrence Gabriel Castillo, Leah

Osann, Lesley Wamsley, Lindsey Miller, Lu Liu, Lysem Kilen, Mary Tooley Parker, Melita Osheowitz, Miri

Orenstein, Natie, Nina Edwards, Philippe Numa Jr., Rania Cornelia & Maddy Blumen, Renee Phillips, Sadaf

Padder, Sui Park, Sumo Bunni, Tanu Vasu, Thunderlily, Tzuting Tsai, Vanessa Sun, Yen Yen Chou | |


About KOllision

KOllision is a collaborative fashion show created by Minika Ko that invites artists of all mediums to use

fashion to challenge preconceptions and explore ideas. KOllision debuted during New York Fashion Week in

2017 with the theme Goddess and Gladiator: an exploration of the duality of female power and identity.

KOllision Fashion Show 2019 focuses on the female power of the future and will be held at the COPE NYC

space in the formal Pfizer Building in Brooklyn.


About Minika Ko

Minika Ko takes inspiration from strong female figures and creates women’s wear that exude confident

femininity. She worked as a fashion designer in France, Taipei, and Los Angeles before starting her own

design studio in NYC. Minika brings her global experiences to the world of fashion, designing with today’s

adventurers in mind — the courageous, independent, modern woman. She launched the high-performance

fashion line KOVASKY at New York Fashion Week. Minika also designs custom wear for private clients.



COPE NYC, founded by Vida Sabbaghi, offers local, national, and international organizations opportunities

to foster the intersection of creativity among diverse communities. COPE NYC celebrates a collaboration of

artists of all mediums, to produce a work greater than its parts. Sabbaghi’s outreach enables thousands of

students to tour exhibits and participate in related workshops.

About Stand for Education

Stand For Education, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization registered in the state of New York that

is dedicated to providing access to educational resources for the underserved children in war-ravaged

countries who reside in US and abroad, with a special focus on girls in South Sudan and environs.

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