by Rachel Ogbu//
African-inspired designs are dominating the international fashion scene like never before and now everything is set for Africa Fashion Week London this August 2017. Now the largest annual African fashion event in Europe, Africa Fashion Week London, is back for its 7th year.
Africa Fashion Week London will take place at the prestigious Freemasons’ Hall with exhibitions by notable designers and two full days of catwalk shows scheduled to take place. in the beautiful Grand Temple venue space.
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.