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GOT AN AFRICAN FASHION EVENT HAPPENING?

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GOT AN AFRICAN FASHION EVENT HAPPENING?

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| DATE  |   4th-19th FEBRUARY, 2011

| EVENT |  JO’BURG FASHION WEEK NY

| DETAILS |  An event run by African Fashion International (AFI) who are committed to the development and promotion of South Africa’s fashion talent. This fashion week provides the opportunity for designers to showcase their designs and to develop commercial & business skills on a fashion industry platforms which aims to deliversustainable benefits to designers & the industry.

| LOCATION | Johannesburg South Africa

                             Various locations running from The Bus Factory, at 3 President Street, Newtown

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| DATE  |   13th-16th JULY, 2011

| EVENT |  CAPE TOWN FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS |  An event run by African Fashion International (AFI) who are committed to the development and promotion of South Africa’s fashion talent. This fashion week provides the opportunity for designers to showcase their designs and to develop commercial & business skills on a fashion industry platforms which aims to deliver sustainable benefits to designers & the industry.

 LOCATION | Cape Town South Africa

                             Various locations CTICC, LandBank and City Hall

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| DATE  |   14th-16th JULY, 2011

| EVENT |  AFRICA FASHION WEEK NY

| DETAILS |  3 day event organised by Adiree.com introducing buyers and industry influencers will be previewed to  African designers.

| LOCATION | Broad Street Ballroom

                             41 Broad Street in New York, NY 10004

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| DATE  | 5th-6th AUG, 2011

| EVENT |  AFRICA FASHION WEEK LONDON

| DETAILS |  An annual event showcasing fashion mixing African culture, fashion, style and music. with London’s uniqueness and diversity.

| LOCATION | Gibson Hall 13 Bishopsgate London EC2N 3BA UK

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| DATE  | 27th AUG, 2011

| EVENT |  UGANDA 1ST CONVENTION AND FASHION EXTRAVAGANZA 

| DETAILS |  Uganda Convention UK’s vision is to harness the skill, expertise and knowledgebase of the Ugandan Diaspora with a view to promote socio-economic and infrastructural development back in Uganda, thus promoting and sustaining economic growth. This convention and fashion event which will exhibit collections of one of Uganda’s fashion designers based in the Diaspora, Jose Hendo, Maureen Amooti among others.

| LOCATION | Troxy 490 Commercial Road  Shadwell E1 0HX London UK

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| DATE  |   30th AUGUST - 03rd SEPT, 2011

| EVENT |  ZIMBABWE FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS |  The Zimbabwe Fashion Week project was launched by Priscilla Chigariro in October  2009. It aims at creating a platform for Zimbabwean designers to showcase their creations.

| LOCATION | Harare, Zimbabwe

                               Zimbabwe, tbc

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| DATE  | - 30th AUGUST – 04th SEPT, 2011

| EVENT |  MPUMALANGA FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS |  Mpumalanga September Fashion Week is a South African national event held in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. Sowcasing local, national and Arican designers reflecting local traditions in art and design . 2011 theme is ‘Fashion Illustrated’.

| LOCATION |  South Africa

Riverside Mall, Nelspruit – Mpumalanga province, SA

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| DATE  | - 09th SEPT, 2011

| EVENT |  AFRICA FASHION GUIDE LAUNCH EVENT!

| DETAILS |  AfricaFashionGuide will be presenting a full information based website www.africafashionguide.com and a coffee table fashion book ‘Fashion Africa’ by AfricaFashionGuide founder Jacqueline Shaw this September at our official launch event.

| LOCATION | London, England UK

The Africa Centre, 38 Kings Street, London WC2E – Invitation only event!!

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| DATE  | - 23rd – 26th SEPT, 2011

| EVENT |  SOUTH AFRICA FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS |  Twice yearly event. This winter holds a Buyers networking day on 26th SEPTEMBER

| LOCATION |  South Africa

SHINE STUDIOS – CNR SMIT AND HENRY SREETS BRAAMFONTEIN JOHANNESBURG

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| DATE  | - 26th SEPT – 2nd OCT, 2011

| EVENT |  BROOKLYN FASHION WEEKEND

| DETAILS | Friday Sept 30th, 2011:

“Coming to America”: Collections of visiting African designers. BKFW Cocktails hour & live musical performances by urban African-influenced artists. African Designers – Runway shows (5 designers) Celebrate Africa Party (By Invitation Only)

| LOCATION |  Brooklyn, NYC, USA

Brooklyn, NYC

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| DATE  |   8th – 9th OCT, 2011

| EVENT |  NAIROBI FASHION MARKET

| DETAILS |  Nairobi Fashion Market is a 2 day “affordable” fashion extravaganza. Creating a platform for market brands, product launches and mad shopping! combined with music, entertainment and fun. A great day out in the Nairobi Sun.

| LOCATION | Impala Grounds, Nairobi

                               KENYA

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| DATE  |   11th – 12th OCT, 2011

| EVENT |  SOKO STINGO

sokostingo

|DETAILS |  A quarterly held lifestyle market set to feature brands from Nigeria, Ghana, Sierria Leone and the rest of Africa. Held interchangeably between Accra, Lagos, Dakar, Freetown and across Africa.

| LOCATION | Accra

                               GHANA

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|DATE  |   11th – 12th OCT, 2011

| EVENT |  THE DESIGNER BOUTIQUE SHOW

| DETAILS |  The Designer Boutique Show is a unique trade show hosting South African art, design, and craft driven fashion brands perfectly suited to the boutique and lifestyle market.

| LOCATION | Roodebloem Studios, Capetown

                               SOUTH AFRICA

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| DATE  |   15th OCT, 2011

| EVENT |  GHANA FASHION AWARDS

| DETAILS |  Ghana Fashion Awards (GFA) will showcase the brightest fashion talents in Ghana. This event will not only highlight creativity and innovativeness, but will look at their passion beyond fabric and colour. This unique event will involve professionals from the fashion, media and business industry.

| LOCATION | Ghana, tbc

                               Ghana, tbc

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| DATE  | 13th-16th OCT, 2011

| EVENT |   FASHION BUSINESS ANGOLA

| DETAILS | International Exhibition of Clothing, Footwear, Cosmetics, Jewelry and Accessories from 5pm – 10pm

Organised by FIL – Feira Internacional de Luanda | Exponor (Portugal)

| LOCATION | Premises of the IDF, Road Catete – Luanda, Angola

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| DATE  | 20th-23rd OCT, 2011

| EVENT |   AFRICA FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS | Africa Fashion Week promises to celebrate the best design talent on the continent. This year will also see a return of Africa Fashion Awards, taking place on the 23rd of October, celebrating the most impactful contributions made by the continent’s fashion industry.

| LOCATION | JO’Burg, South Africa

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| DATE  |  26th – 29th OCTOBER, 2011

| EVENT |  MTN LAGOS FASHION AND DESIGN WEEK

|DETAILS |  MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week aims to be a premiere fashion event which will bring together media, industry, buyers and consumers to view the current collections of designers in the fashion capital of Lagos, Nigeria and drive the Nigerian fashion economy and ultimately uplift its profile within the industry.

| LOCATION | Lagos, Nigeria

                               Lagos, Nigeria

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| DATE  | 3rd- 5th NOV. 2011

| EVENT |    SWAHILI FASHION WEEK    

| DETAILS |  Annual fashion event and platform for designers - from Swahili  speaking countries to showcase their creativity

| LOCATION | Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

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 DATE  | 3rd- 6th NOV. 2011

| EVENT |    BLACK FASHION WEEK 


| DETAILS |  The purpose of this event is to promote the creation of black beyond African borders and compare different aspects of haute couture in big cities.

| LOCATION | Augustine Hotel, PRAGUE

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| DATE  | 16th to 19th NOV, 2011

| EVENT |   NIGERIA FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS | 2011 marks the 7th year of Nigeria Fashion Week. The Nigeria Fashion Week provides the most appropriate atmosphere and opportunity for fashion, beauty and hair products and accessories to meet with both local and international wholesalers, buyers, retailers, end users, distributors and fashion press. This years theme is ‘Going Green’.

| LOCATION | NIGERIA

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| DATE  | 5th to 10th DEC, 2011

| EVENT |   MOZAMBIQUE FASHION WEEK


| DETAILS | The Mozambique Fashion Week was created with the aim of showcasing creativity and originality. It is now one of the biggest fashion events in Africa. Among the various objectives of the event, the MFW is essentially becoming a poster to promote culture, placing Mozambique in the itineraries of international fashion. The event will continue to work in different platforms: Fashion, Art, Music, Food, Education and Social Corporal Responsibility.

| LOCATION |  Maputo

                                MOZAMBIQUE

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| DATE  | 12th to 18th DEC, 2011

| EVENT |   MALI FASHION WEEK


| DETAILS | Hosted by African brand and boutique BEBENOIR will take place the first, MALI FASHION WEEK from December 12 – 18, 2011. This historic inaugural event takes place at the Musee Du Mali in Bamako, the capital city of Mali in West Africa.

| LOCATION |  Musee Du Mali , Bamako

                                MALI

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