African Fashion and Design Week Goes Hollywood! AFDW

AFDW is at it again. Top Celebrity and America’s Got Talent’ Stylist Joanna Konjevod Named as Official Stylist  

But before we get to that, congratulations to African Fashion and Design Week founder and a friend of mine Queengold for delivering a beautiful princess. But the work doesn’t stop. She is so hardworking, worked till last minute, going to bed late in the night to make sure the shows plans are in check. God bless the sacrifices she makes for Africa.

Now, last month AFDW organized the first Business of Fashion Seminar in Kenya which I managed to plan successfully. Thanks to everyone who came through. Watch out for the recap which will have more details coming soon.

As you may or may not already know, Bluepearl Services International, organizers of the continents runway showcase African Fashion and Design Week™ (AFDW) Nigeria and New York.

AFDW is pleased to announce that top Hollywood stylist, Joanna Konjevod, has been named official Head stylist for African Fashion and Design Week 2017. 

AFDW - African fashion and design week

Joanna, who is currently the stylist on hit TV show, America’s Got Talent, has many years of experience in the business, serving as the top stylist of choice for popular Hollywood movies.  

Other renowned international AFDW participants include:

Regard Style House (Stockist) 

AFDW - African fashion and design week

AFDW - African fashion and design week

Located in the heart of Hollywood, Regard Style House is a go-to fashion house for all things fashion with designers from all over the world. They hand select their designers to fill the showroom with looks that celebrities and fashion influencers will love for red carpet events, industry luncheons, TV appearance or any activity they need a polished look for. Their location provides a central, classy location accessible to wardrobe stylist and celebrity talent alike. 

Alka Makwana (Stylist) 

AFDW - African fashion and design week

Born and raised in London, Alka has always had her sights set on pursuing a career in the showbiz industry. With Asian, African, Greek and Persian roots, Alka’s unique and exotic look has always turned heads, and sparked curiosity. Graduating with a First class honours in Journalism, Alka has gained over 8 years’ experience in Fashion with a growing list of credits, including Styling Editorial & Commercial Fashion shoots for British Vogue, Glamour, More, Superstar, OK! and Star Magazine. As a TV Host, Alka has worked with SONY Asia Television, Channel 4, Living TV, Kiss FM and Entertainmentwise.

Her interviews include distinguished celebrities such as Michael Caine, Will Smith, Denzel Washington, Kim Kardashian and Nicole Scherzinger. Today, Alka is a freelance TV Host, Stylist and Journalist. She is also one of the UK faces of Kimora Lee Simmons’ Global American accessories brand JUSTFAB and is also the UK Style Ambassador fhor GOOGLE Helpouts. She is also an E! Entertainment UK presenter.  


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Flyer Photo credit:

Model– Grace Modi (Sudan/USA)

Designer– Londa Msanii (USA)

Makeup Artist– Anyang Bak (USA)

Photographer– Kajuan Lyons Sr. (USA)  

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My name is Queen. Editor, Blogger and fashion designer. This blog is a back love platform showcasing African fashion, beauty, art and lifestyle. I like to call it Africa through my eyes. These as well as fashion updates and topics around the globe

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