GOT AN AFRICAN FASHION EVENT HAPPENING?

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| DATE  | 19th FEB, 2012

| EVENT |   VAUXHALL FASHION SCOUT / UBUNTU INTERNATIONAL PROJECT – LFW

| DETAILS | The South African Artist Management LLP primary objective is to see the success of its project that will incorporate PR, exhibition and fashion showcase, seminars, forecast, creation of new design led aesthetic from the concept development to launch. The Ubuntu International Project is a project that focuses on developing and promoting a new South African design aesthetic and will be held for the second season during LFW as part of the Vauxhall Fashion Scout event.

| LOCATION |  London

                                ENGLAND, UK

 

| DATE  | 6th to 11th MARCH, 2012

| EVENT |   ARISE MAGAZINE FASHION WEEK

 

 

 

 

 

| DETAILS | The ARISE Magazine Fashion Week 2012 fashion extravaganza will run for an extended period of SIX days from Tuesday 6th to Sunday 11th March 2012. ARISE will invite 50 designers to take part in its 2012 Fashion Week show. The much anticipated finale will host the spectacular ARISE Magazine Fashion Awards. The very best of the designers will be invited to participate in the annual ARISE Magazine Fashion Gala at the Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week in September 2012.

| LOCATION |  Lagos

                                NIGERIA

 

| DATE  | 07th – 10th MARCH, 2012 (TBC)

| EVENT |   MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK JOBURG

 

 

 

 

 

 

| 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 | Hyde Park, Johannesburg

                               SOUTH AFRICA

 

| DATE  | 07th – 10th MARCH, 2012 (TBC)

| EVENT |   SOUTH AFRICA FASHION WEEK

 

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DETAILS | The motive and driving force behind South African Fashion Week is the ‘Business of Fashion’ and this platform continues to create awareness of, and a desire for local brands and we believe this will ultimately bridge the gap between SA retailers, clothing and textile manufacturers. As South Africa’s internationally recognised fashion institution, SSAFW has in the past eleven years been a major stimulator of the South African fashion industry.

| LOCATION | Crowne Plaza, The Rosebank, Johannesburg

                               SOUTH AFRICA

 

| DATE  | 24th to 27th APRIL, 2012

| EVENT |   ORIGIN AFRICA

 

 

 

 

 

 

| DETAILS | The concept behind Origin Africa is to capture the spirit, style and innovation of modern Africa.  It will raise awareness about Africa as a sourcing destination and change perceptions about doing business in Africa, targeting a global audience of buyers, business leaders and designers.

| LOCATION | Addis Adaba

                               ETHIOPIA

 

| DATE  | 25th to 27th APRIL, 2012

| EVENT |   HUB OF AFRICA FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS | Origin Africa Trade Show / International business & innovation symposiums along with Clairvoyant & In the Bag, are proud to organize their 2nd annual event: “The Hub of Africa Fashion Week 2012”. It will also promote networking among the leading fashion industry professionals including buyers/sellers, fashion journalists, trendsetters, and consumers.

| LOCATION | Addis Adaba

                               ETHIOPIA

 

| DATE  | MAY 24th – 26th, 2012 

| EVENT |   MAROC IN MODE  / MAROC SOURCING

 

| DETAILS | Organized by the Moroccan Association of Textile Industry and Apparel (Amith), the two fairs are aimed at companies looking for new supply capacity and diversify its product range. Maroc in Mode and Maroc Sourcing , to be held in the congress Le Palmeraie of Marrakech, want to become a showcase for textile companies in Morocco, a country that offers a positive location, experience in fashion soon, lower labor costs in Eastern Europe and flexibility in production volume, according to organizers.

| LOCATION | Casablanca

                               MOROCCO

 

| DATE  | 2nd to 6th MAY, 2012

| EVENT |   IVORY COAST FASHION WEEK

 
| DETAILS | Ivory Coast Fashion Week is a platform of promotion of the creativity of Ivorian Fashion industry and textile actors (Fashion Designers, Stylists, Models, traditional textile craftsmen, Hairdressers, Make-up artists, Choreographers, Fashion Photographers, etc.) as well as companies products and services.

| LOCATION | Abidjan 

                               IVORY COAST

 

| DATE  | 30th JUNE, 2012

| EVENT |   FAFA KENYA - Fashion for Peace

 
| DETAILS | The anticipated 4th edition of FAFA, Festival for Fashion and Arts, organizes Fashion for Peace, which is focused on bringing together established and emerging African fashion magnates from across the continent.

| LOCATION | Nairobi

                               KENYA

 

| DATE  | 13th – 18th JULY, 2012

| 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, USA

 

| DATE  | 13th – 16th JULY, 2012 (TBC)

| EVENT |   CAPETOWN 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 deliversustainable benefits to designers & the industry.

| LOCATION | Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

                               SOUTH AFRICA

 

| DATE  | 3rd-4th AUG, 2012

| 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 | Spitalsfield, London

                                ENGLAND, UK

 

| DATE  | 9th-11th AUG, 2012

| EVENT |  GABARONE FASHION WEEKEND

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

| DETAILS |   Starting with a one-day seminar on August 9th at Boipuso Hall for exhibitors who will be showcasing at the main exhibition during Gaborone Fashion Week on 10th – 11th August.

| LOCATION | Gaborone

                                BOTSWANA 

 

| DATE  | 30th AUG to 1st SEPT, 2012

| EVENT |   ZIMBABWE FASHION WEEK

 

 

 

 

 


 

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

| LOCATION | Harare, Zimbabwe

 

| DATE  | 5th to 7th OCT, 2012 

| EVENT |   GHANA FASHION DESIGN WEEK


| DETAILS | Ghana Fashion & Design Week (GFDW) is a three-day event set to launch in 2012, the event will epitomize the fashion scene in Ghana with an annual event that celebrates Ghanaian and international designers.

| LOCATION | GHANA

 

| DATE  | Oct 10th, 2012

| EVENT |   MODE  AND MAROC SOURCING

| DETAILS | Organized by the Moroccan Association of Textile Industry and Apparel (Amith), the two fairs are aimed at companies looking for new supply capacity and diversify its product range. Maroc in Mode and Maroc Sourcing , to be held in the congress Le Palmeraie of Marrakech, want to become a showcase for textile companies in Morocco, a country that offers a positive location, experience in fashion soon, lower labor costs in Eastern Europe and flexibility in production volume, according to organizers.

| LOCATION | Casablanca

                               MOROCCO

 

| DATE  | 10th – 13th OCT, 2012

| EVENT |   AFRICA FASHION WEEK LOS ANGELES

| DETAILS |  AFWLA will be a multifaceted week long event that will include runway shows, industry networking mixers, vendor exhibitions, and more. The event, tentatively scheduled for October 2012, will link international partners, local buyers, agents, editors, celebrities, and industry insiders to the vibrant fashions that Africa has to offer. To learn more about Africa Fashion Week Los Angeles, for more info see website www.afwla.org

| LOCATION | Los Angeles, California

USA

 

| DATE  | 11th – 15th OCT, 2012

| EVENT |   FASHION BUSINESS ANGOLA

| DETAILS |  Co-organised by the International Fair of Luanda and the ministry of mining, geology and industry, the first Fashion Business Angola took place from December 9 to 12 in Luanda, Angola in 2010 and planned to be the biggest fashion and beauty expo in Africa. It is an international exhibition of Clothing, Footwear, Cosmetics, Jewelry and Accessories.

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

 

| DATE  | 17th OCT, 2012

| EVENT |   AFRICA FASHION GUIDE CONFERENCE – NAIROBI – ‘FASHION AFRICA’ 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

| DETAILS | 

To celebrate Africa Fashion Guide 1st year birthday they will host their anniversary event in Nairobi, Kenya with a 1 day conference. It will consist of a panel discussion with international industry leaders. The Fashion Africa 2012 conference will include 3 panel discussions and acts as a vehicle to create a social forum for all those attending to talk openly and share ideas, information and expertise, to raise awareness and elevate the perception of fashion design from the continent.

Time 9.30-4pm Doors open 9am

Price 450KSH – Limited space register your interest early to avoid disappointment!

Email to register:  serah@closet49.com OR thekenyanstylista@gmail.com

For more info: http://www.africafashionguide.com/2012/09/africa-fashion-guide-takes-fashion-africa-seminar-to-nairobi-must-attend-event/

| LOCATION | Sarakasi Dome, Ngara Rd, Opp. Ngara Post Office, P.O Box 33339, 00600 Ngara, Nairobi

KENYA

 

| DATE  | 8th to 10th NOV, 2012

| EVENT |   NIGERIA FASHION WEEK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

| DETAILS |  The Nigeria Fashion Week has continuously provided the platform for Nigerian designers to rediscover themselves and make success of their creative talents. The Fashion week has been able to re-orient Nigerian designers to look only inward for inspiration by using locally made fabrics and accessories and come up with a range that has global appeal.

| LOCATION | LAGOS, NIGERIA

 

| DATE  | AUG 30th to NOV 11th, 2012

| EVENT |   SWAHILI FASHION WEEK

 

 

 

 

| DETAILS | East and Central Africa’s Largest Fashion Event. NAIROBI Showcase: 30 AUGUST 2012

ARUSHA Showcase: 1 SEPTEMBER 2012

SWAHILI FASHION WEEK & AWARDS (DAR ES SALAAM): 8-10 NOVEMBER 2012

GRAND FINALE & FULL MOON AFTER PARTY ZANZIBAR:11 NOVEMBER 2012

| LOCATION | Nairobi, Arusha, Dar Es Salaam, Zanzibar

                               KENYA to TANZANIA

 

DATE  | 3rd - 14th NOVEMBER, 2012 

| EVENT |  SAFARI FASHION WEEK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

| DETAILS |  The Association of Fashion Designers of Kenya (AFAD-K) primary objective is to promote the fashion industry in Kenya and internationally. Safari Fashion Week 2012 will feature top Kenyan designers as well as upcoming designers and students of fashion all will grace the runway with distinctive Kenyan designs.

| LOCATION |   KISUMU, MOMBASA AND NAIROBI

                                KENYA

 

 

DATE  | - 23rd - 26th NOVEMBER, 2012 (TBC)

| EVENT |  MPUMALANGA FASHION WEEK

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

| LOCATION |  Mpumalanga province,  

                                SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

DATE  | - 17th NOVEMBER, 2012 

| EVENT |  NAMIBIA FASHION WEEK

 

 

 

 

 

| DETAILS |  The first Namibia Fashion Show promises to be the platform that local designers have always dreamt of. The first Namibia Fashion Show will make its debut on Namibian soil on the 17th November at Safari Hotel, and according to the organizers the event will be the first of its kind in terms of class, standard and the quality of the designs on exhibition.

| LOCATION |  Safari Hotel 

                                NAMIBIA

 

| DATE  | OCT, 2012

| EVENT |   WEST AFRICA FASHION DESIGN WEEK


| DETAILS |  West African Fashion Week (WAFW) is an initiative to put West Africa on the map as a sparking and internationally oriented destination for fashion. Once a year this fashion week forms the centre-point of the West Africa countries. With a full schedule of catwalk shows, trade fairs, presentations, international artists, lectures and parties.

| LOCATION | GAMBIA

 

 

Email us with your African fashion event and we will add it to the list

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