The public is invited to the Queen of the Nile Runway Show featuring
Fourtwenty Collections & Korto Momolo
Marvina Thomas, founder of Fourtwenty Collections, will launch her new cannabis-themed
fashion line for women, in a collaboration with New York fashion designer Korto Momolu.
PHOENIX, Ariz., (August 4, 2021) — Marvina Thomas, founder, and CEO of cannabis brand
Fourtwenty Collections is hosting the Queen of the Nile Runway show, Arizona’s first
cannabis-inspired fashion show, featuring New York fashion designer Korto Momolu.
The fashion-forward event is the launch of Thomas’ new cannabis-themed fashion line for
women. The event, featuring a catwalk, takes place Saturday, September 11th, from 2 p.m. –
3:30 p.m., at FABRIC, 132 E. 6th Street in Tempe. Momolu has been highlighted in the ‘Top
5 Designers to Watch’ at her debut season at New York Fashion Week, and has appeared on
numerous television shows, including two seasons of Project Runway AllStars.
Marvina Thomas, Founder of Fourtwenty Collections,
“Creating innovative, women empowering, events in the cannabis space has been a brand
a staple for Fourtwenty Collections.” said Thomas. “With our goal of making women feel
confident and beautiful in their skin, the collaboration with Korto and her fashion expertise
is the next step in our journey to creating the most well-rounded and inclusive cannabis
With a theme of Egyptian goddesses and fierce leaders, the show will consist of diverse
professional models in the local community of all ages and with all body types. Dressed
and designed by Momolu, the looks will be a tease to New York Fashion week in 2022 and
will be available for purchase with Thomas at her new Fourtwenty Collections fashion line.
“This collaboration is a staple of women’s empowerment promoting premier quality in the
ways we care for ourselves… visually through fashion, internally through medicine, and
externally with our overall routines,” said Momolu.
The fashion show is an exclusive VIP event with limited seating. Tickets begin at $40 per
person and are available at EventHi.io. All attendees will receive a swag bag packed with
Fourtwenty Collection products, skincare, edibles, and more. Guests will also be provided
hors d’oeuvres, beverages, and no-host cocktails.
The event will feature choreographed dancing and entertainment. VIP guests will have
access to a private meet and greet with Momolu and all guests will be able to enter in a
raffle to win a private consultation with Momolu.
A portion of the event’s proceeds will go to Start Living Recovery, group home, and non-
profit helping homeless men and women get off of deadly substances such as alcohol and
opioids with the mission of breaking the stigma behind mental health disorders.
Founded by Marvina Thomas, Fourtwenty Collections is a woman and minority-owned cannabis
company that has been serving the industry since 2018. With all-natural based ingredients,
Fourtwenty Collections provides herbal products for the modern God and Goddess. The product
line includes Fourtwenty Skincare and Fourtwenty Medibles with skincare, edibles and beauty
and wellness products. Fourtwenty Collections products can be found in some of the best-
known dispensaries all throughout Arizona.
Marvina Thomas, CEO, and founder of Fourtwenty Collections is an entrepreneur, mother, social
equity advocate, and healthcare expert who exemplifies #BlackGirlMagic. Thomas began her
journey in the cannabis space after learning to make CBD-infused soap. Thomas has served as the
former director of community outreach for Women Grow, a national organization dedicated to
inspiring cannabis entrepreneurs, and as co-market leader of Women Grow Phoenix. Thomas’
mission and greatest feat is to educate people on the benefits of medical cannabis and transition
them away from opioids. Thomas also runs the nonprofit and rehabilitation home, Start Living
Recovery, helping previous addicts abstain from opioid and alcohol abuse.
Korto Momolu is a mother, independent fashion designer, and entrepreneur with appearances in
2019 New York Fashion Week and Project Runway. Her high fashion designs are inspired by her
African roots and life journey from Liberia to Little Rock Arkansas. Momolu’s African roots are
present in her clothing cultivation with her products being hemp-based. Momolu designs ready-to-wear clothing and accessories that celebrate the essence of her rich heritage through the use of
traditional and luxury fabrics. Momolu’s nontraditional designs incorporate philanthropy while
changing what it means to be a fashion designer and entrepreneur.