After Berlin, Prague, London and Paris, Amsterdam finally has its own African inspired Fashion event: Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam (AFWA 2014). 20 African inspired fashion designers will present their new collections to an international audience in the World Fashion centre on 30 and 31 August 2014.
International fashion scene
AFWA 2014 aims to emphasize the influence and contribution of African fashion designers in today’s international fashion scene.
Fashion, music, inspiration & celebs
Expect a programme full of fashion by well known fashion brands such as BLACKPEARL SECRET, THOA, ARRIZ GOLDEN, FARIDA’s ATELIER and PATOU MANGA. There will also be music, dance, inspirational words, presented by several celebs such as international award-winning movie star, Ramsey Nouah, award winning celebrity Eryca Freemantle (international celebrity Makeup Artist and motivational speaker), Miss Bess (Afro-pop-jazz singer and songwriter), Nabil Nabstar, KoloBoyz and Petit Bagaza. Read more about the participating designers here.
Tickets AWFA 2014
If you want to be part of this unique premiere of AFWA 2014, you can buy tickets here.
AFWA is founded by Diana Tambe, a young designer from Africa known for her red carpet clothing line Blackpearl’s Secret. Due to a need for a platform doing justice to African and African inspired fashion, culture and art in the Netherlands, she founded AFWA.
AFWA is sponsored by World Fashion Centre, RIS Bv, Julian’s Luxury, Diana Tambe Foundation, VTR News (Flemish Radio and Television), Elite Hair&Beauty, ERICA Kruiderijen, The African Bulletin, Media Blackberry, African Celebrity Magazine, TopStories Magazine, The Voice Magazine, ABINA, Colourful Radio, Moki Media, African Entertainment and more. For more information, interview requests or high resolution images, contact: AFWA – Ninon Leeflang – 06 184 61 477 – firstname.lastname@example.org
To find out more, visit the official website
World Fashion Centre
Koningin Wilhelminaplein 13
1062 HH Amsterdam