Save the date: Africa Fashion Week London 2019
It’s that time of the year again when one of the biggest summer events in London takes place. Be sure to keep your calendar clear on 9 & 10 August as Africa Fashion Week London is in town at the usual location at Freemason’s Hall.
In its 9th consecutive year, AFWL 2019 is not to be missed as there are several exciting additions to the usual programme. The new structure this year includes a business forum with talks and panels comprised of various stakeholders from across the African fashion industry.
AFRICAN FASHION SHOWS
Five different shows will take 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 etc.
AFRICAN LUXURY BOUTIQUE
The Bluxe Luxury market space will be showcasing some of the global front runners in high end African fashion.
AFRICAN FOOD VILLAGE
Come and experience a taste of Africa, literally. Half a dozen African catering companies and food brands representing the length and breadth of the Motherland will be available to cater to your food requirements.
AFRICAN MARKET SOUK
What’s an African event without a marketplace for traders and fashion designers to showcase their products and engage directly with the public. There will be something for everyone, all genders and all age groups.
CELEBRITY FASHION SHOW
AFWL 2019 will also host the first Bluxe celebrity fashion show in association with the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund UK. Several high-profile celebrities such as Richard Blackwood, Moelogo, Shingai Noisettes, Atumpan and also Aaron Hall from the US will also be in attendance.
AFWL VIP AFTER PARTY
Lastly but not least and to round it all up, there will be an exclusive after-party and live performances, with special guests and a star-studded line-up. Expect nothing but high levels of undiluted Afrocentric energy in the house! Come and get down to some pulsating African rhythms and also get to mix with movers and shakers from across various Afrocentric sectors.
See you there, 9-10 August 2019. Freemason’s Hall, Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5AZ.