In October 7th to 9th, all fashion lovers and supporters of African talent and creativity from across the globe will be heading to the African Fashion and Design Week Runway showcase.
This has been one of the most anticipated showcases in the continent, bringing together African best designers, Photographers and media fraternities now in its 5th Edition.
Each year, African Fashion and Design Week draws countless fashion entrepreneurs, buyers, industry professionals, and local & international media to preview the looks that will define the continent’s fashion trends.
The fashion showcase is presented by the Bluepearl Services International (BSI). The prestigious annual African Icon of Hope Awards will acknowledge the continent’s top designers.
The showcase will take place in Lagos, under the theme “Be Inspired” and is expected to feature stellar collections from over 30 leading established and emerging African designers.
As part of BSI’s commitment to fostering creative independence amongst new talent in the African fashion and design industry, AFDW 2016 will also see the conclusion of the Bluepearl Raising Stars competition, in which the most creative and innovative designer’s selected will each present a much-anticipated capsule collection, before one of the young designer’s is awarded the title of Bluepearl Raising Star for the year 2016 at the African Icon of Hope Awards
The world will be watching as African designers showcase the magnificence of Africa through the creativity of her fashion designers, providing more retail access for designers to consumers globally, invaluable networking opportunities and celebrating each other in the African Fashion Industry.
African Fashion and Design Week media registration is now OPEN
For media Please email Media Manager Patience George at firstname.lastname@example.org
include the following information in your email: Name, Publication, Position, Email and Links to relevant articles.
Bloggers who wish to receive accreditation provide evidence of Examples of relevant editorial content and/or articles and an active blog, online presence and social media account
If you wish to photograph the event as a volunteer, please include the following under listed in your email to email@example.com Name, Email and Links to website/social media page
African Fashion and Design Week Campaign Photos (view in gallery)
Models: Mercy Penniel, Ebinyu Igbeta , Gold Sorbari
Art Director: Telema Darego
Hair: Ere Douglas