Africa Fashion Guide
A social enterprise promoting sustainability within Africa's fashion and textile industry.


October 5th, 2012

Africa Fashion Week Los Angeles signs on additional sponsors and official presentation schedule

Africa Fashion Week Los Angeles secures official beauty sponsor; signs on additional media sponsors; provides official presentation schedule
AFWLA adds LAMIK, LA’RAW and AfroStyle magazine to its growing list of sponsors in preparation for the inaugural production

Fashion design is a talent that very few are able to fully master. A designer’s longevity in the fashion industry ultimately relies on his/her ability to seemingly adhere to seasonal standards, while also raising the bar—inviting onlookers to experience another realm of creativity and influence. As such, Africa Fashion Week Los Angeles is pleased to present the following designers (listed by presentation day/date):
 Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Welcome Mixer
Rooftop at the Standard Hotel
(6pm-10pm)Day 1 – Thursday, October 11, 2012 (Runway Shows)
David G
Royal Dynamite
Glamm Fashions
Taye Taylor

Day 2 – Friday, October 12, 2012 (Runway Shows)
Seduction by Batani Khalfani
Nana O Couture
31 bits

Day 3 – Saturday, October 13, 2012 (Runway Shows)
Tina Summers
Fulani Fashions by Omatu & Sandra
Maxhosa by Laduma + Della LA
Bishme Cromartie
(7pm -10pm)

Thriving beauty brand, LAMIK, has also joined AFWLA as the production company’s sole officialbeauty sponsor. LAMIK will create and produce bold looks for each runway presentation. AFWLA has also secured media partnerships with two LA-based entities: LA’RAW and AfroStyle magazine. Both magazines have an invested interest in matters affecting members of the diaspora in general, and African fashion in particular.



Black Thread Runs Deep at this New Swedish Exhibition!

When Lotta from Just Africa mentioned about an upcoming exhibition to be held in Sweden that she would be involved in I couldn’t wait to hear more! The exhibition entitled Black Thread, along with the French Institute in ...
by africafashionguide


So why is GHANA a great place for production right now?

Lesson 1 – G IS FOR G-REAT VISIONWelcome again to our newsletter series on Ghana sourcing!This is week one and for three more weeks I will be sending to those on my email weekly to highlight the opportunity of Ghana to ...
by africafashionguide


Laduma does it again! – Maxhosa Africa showcased another amazing collection for NYFW​​

One of my favourite PEOPLE, if not just designers, is South African Laduma Ngxokolo. Having watched his journey in business, design and excellence I continue to stand in awe of his work. So seeing him present yet another amazin...
by africafashionguide



Be the first to comment!

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.