Africa Fashion Week London 2019 is back again. This year’s show will be taking place on the 9th & 10th of August, at The Freemasons’ Hall. This year’s event is destined to mark a milestone in our history, as this year sees the inclusion of several facets designed to enhance the event. We have an exciting new structure to the event which includes:
THE BUSINESS FASHION TALK
We have created a Bluxe business ‘forum’, offering guidance and advice to aspiring designers, as we curate talks and panels from leading
manufacturers, retailers and government officials and in all areas of fashion.
THE FASHION SHOWS
There will be a selection of 5 different shows taking place on both days with a focus on sustainability, eco fashion and diversity, showcasing designers from Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, Benin Republic, Rwanda, Belgium, Seychelles, Botswana and many more.
We’ve decided to include the Bluxe luxury market space, designed to showcase some of the leading and established brands within African fashion.
AFRICAN FOOD VILLAGE
This year will see the inclusion of our food village, showcasing more than 4 African catering companies and brands with food from all over North, South, East and West Africa.
AFRICAN MARKET SOUK Visitors will be transported into Africa with our African souk; the space promises to showcase new and aspiring African
fashion designers and accessory companies housed in an authentic display of some Africa’s most innovative design
CELEBRITY FASHION SHOW
We will be hosting the first Bluxe celebrity fashion show in association with the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund UK. We will have several celebrity attendance including Richard Blackwood, Moelogo, Shingai Noisettes, Atumpan and also Aaron Hall from the United States.
AFWL BEST DRESSED AWARDS
After each catwalk show, AFWL will be awarding a member of the audience a cash award for an Afro-centric look to the show.
AFWL VIP AFTER PARTY
We will also be hosting an exclusive after-party and live performances, with special guests and star studded line-up.
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