KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Heartland International Fashion Week is kicking off this week in Kansas City. It’s a worldwide fashion experience right here in the heart of Kansas City. Here to tell us all about this five-day journey of art and style is CEO and founder Bosede Iyewarun and Leharr Collection Fashion Designer Chetna Ranat.

They share what you can expect at the Heartland International Fashion Week including the black-tie night and who benefits from the proceeds.

It all begins with a black tie gala and Wednesday is the opening night of the worldwide fashion event. To learn more about this year’s designers or to purchase your tickets, you can visit HeartlandInternationalFW.com.