African Fashion Week 2019 - Save The Date

I will be at AFWL this year covering the event I have done this for several years now its always been a great experience so if you love fashion and want to see some great stuff come and see this there are details for you below to give you an idea of what you can expect to find and see.

 

This will be the 9th edition will be taking place on the 9th & 10th of August, at The Freemasons' Hall. This year sees the inclusion of several facets designed to enhance the event. The event 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 fashion and diversity, showcasing designers from Nigeria, South Africa, Ghana, Benin Republic, Rwanda, Belgium, Seychelles, Botswana and many more.

 

LUXURY BOUTIQUE

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 designs.

 

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 VIP AFTER PARTY

We will also be hosting an exclusive after-party and live performances, with special guests and star studded line-up.

 

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.