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January 4th, 2012

Africa Fashion Week London 2012 = Part Deux – EVENT

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Written by: Jacqueline Shaw
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Did you check out our Africa Fashion Calender yet?

If you did you would have already been in the know about London’s hot Africa fashion event. That’s right, Africa Fashion Week London is back for 2012 with their 2nd EDITION:

When: FRIDAY 3rd & SATURDAY 4TH AUGUST 2012

Where: LONDON’S OLDEST & ONE OF ITS FINEST MARKET HALLS, SPITALFIELDS.

During August 2011 for its debut launch, Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) kicked off to a flamboyant start. With an impressive turnout of over 4,700 attendees, the 2-day extravaganza created an unprecedented platform for over 50 international designers to showcase their collections.

They tell us that glowing press reviews and high attendance figures in 2011 have boosted AFWL profile and now led to captivate a wider international audience in 2012, benefiting of an estimated 7 million London visitors set to be in the capital for the Olympics. AFWL pledge to continue offering equal opportunities & exposure to designers from all backgrounds whom  are inspired by African designs, prints & textiles.

Offering cutting edge fashion, interiors, original artworks as well as food, Spitalfields Market, winner of the 2007 Best New Open Space, is surrounded by independent shops, cafes, bars and awarding winning restaurants such as Canteen,Galvin La Chapell and Giraffe to name a few. With a capacity of over 10,000 visitors, Spitafields will offer Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) the perfect location for a 2 day display of Fashion, Art, Music & Food.

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