The largest annual African fashion event in Europe, Africa Fashion Week London, is back for its 7th year.
Africa Fashion Week London is proud to announce that Freemasons’ Hall in Covent Garden will be the setting for AFWL’s seventh season on 11-12 August 2017. After 3 years at London Olympia, Africa Fashion Week London has sought a new backdrop for their annual show. This prestigious venue has been the home of many fashion shows including the London Fashion Week off schedule powerhouse, Fashion Scout; but none will match the vibrancy of the African design aesthetic!
Two full days of catwalk shows will be held in the beautiful Grand Temple space. Exhibition showcases will be held in the elegant Foyer and Vestibules. Don’t miss the chance to see exclusive catwalk appearances from established designers and models from the continent and have the opportunity to discover great talents, hidden gems and a new generation of artistic designers shaping the African fashion world.
African-inspired designs are dominating the international design scene like never before, so come and browse through selected hand-picked artisan accessories and purchase exclusive pieces.
Founded in 2011 by Ronke Ademiluyi, Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) is Europe’s largest annual fashion event promoting and nurturing African and African-inspired design talent. Using a collaborative catwalk, exhibition and business development programme, AFWL is a social enterprise that has led the way in transforming the perception of Africa’s emerging design talent and apparel industry in the international scene.
With a core team of experienced fashion industry experts and business professionals, AFWL is committed to creating a platform to support African designers while building a sustainable business that is globally recognised and promotes social, environmental and economic change in Africa.
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