DISCOVER OVER 200 DESIGNERS FROM ACROSS THE AFRICAN CONTINENT AT OLYMPIA
Africa Fashion Week London is a celebration of African design, talent and diverse ethnic influences that contribute to fashion in the UK. Since debuting in 2011, this inspirational event has gone from strength to strength; championing new and emerging designers who are inspired by the rich culture of Africa and incorporate this heritage into their contemporary design.
Come and discover a unique and fashion-forward showcase. With four daily eye-catching runway shows and vibrant exhibitions, this 2-day event brings together fashionistas and industry professionals from around the world, to Europe’s largest and most important African fashion event. This summer, Olympia will be transformed into an exhibition of African and African-inspired fashion; peruse and purchase stunning and unique pieces from handpicked designers and brands.
Top designers will be showcasing collections on the catwalk, including British-born Nigerian designer Ade Bakare and Adama Paris from Senegal, whose designs are popular in New York city and Tokyo boutiques.
Discover emerging designers such as Botswanan Tsholo, who is currently gaining a following for her non-conformist fashion approach. Furthermore, the winner of the Face of Africa Fashion Week London 2014 competition, Chi Chi Nwuba, joins the stellar line-up on Saturday 9 August.
This year’s Africa Fashion Week London will be at Olympia West Hall on Friday 8th August and Saturday 9th August 2014.
Be sure to head over to the Africa Fashion Week London Market Place for a range of fashion clothing, accessories and lifestyle products from African and African-inspired designers working in the UK. Pick up your next hero piece from over 50 carefully selected designers and brands.
ABINA will also be present at AFWL. Interested in how things went last year? Read our post here.