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Africa Fashion Week London is back for Season 9

London | Freemasons' Hall, London

We are thrilled to announce the return of the largest annual African fashion event in Europe! AFWL is all about promoting and nurturing African and African-inspired design talent. Again at the prestigious Freemasons’ Hall, AFWL will host two full days of catwalk shows and exhibition shopping floors in the beautiful venue. Over 100 designers fly in from different parts of the globe every August to showcase the best of African fashion in London.

Africa Fashion Week London is back for Season 9
Africa Fashion Week London is back for Season 9

For the lovers of high-end fashion, the introduction of the Luxury Boutique, powered by Commercial PartnerEPG Media, will showcase luxury clothing and accessories from the culturally diverse Continent to the European market. Don't miss the chance to also browse for African Market Souk for exclusive afro-centric designs; or sample cuisines in our African Food Village. AFWL is fully committed to bringing African fashion to the forefront of the industry. The vibrant and colourful exhibitions are carefully curated to include sustainable and eco fashions. With this in mind, reserve a seat to watch catwalk showcases featuring collections from the Kwa-Zulu Natal Trade & Industry (TIKZN) and a special Celebrity Catwalk show featuring the legendary bassist and frontwoman of The Noisettes, Shingai. Watch her perform on the catwalk on Saturday 10 August. The AFWL Business Fashion Forum, powered by our Commercial Partner EPG Media, is a new development for 2019. Talk and panel sessions from leading manufacturers, retailers and government officials from all areas relating to fashion. Special guest speakers will include the Mayor of London’s Office, Department of Trade South Africa and The V&A Museum. Prizes for the best African-inspired outfit will be given so expect to be snapped and papped by the international media. Whatever you decide to do, Africa Fashion Week London 2019 will be the highlight of the London summer events calendar. Instagram: @afwlondon Facebook: @africafwl Twitter: @africafwl

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