Africa Fashion Week London is a celebration of African design, talent and diverse ethnic influences that contribute to fashion in the UK. Since debuting in 2011, this inspirational event has gone from strength to strength; championing new and emerging designers who are inspired by the rich culture of Africa and incorporate this heritage into contemporary design.
Come and discover a unique and fashion-forward showcase. With eye-catching runway shows and vibrant exhibitions, this event brings together fashionistas and industry professionals from around the world to Europe’s largest and most important African fashion event.
This summer, Olympia West will be transformed into an exhibition of African fashion; allowing you to peruse and purchase stunning pieces and unique creations from handpicked designers and brands.
Top designers will be showcasing collections on the catwalk including British designer Ade Bakare from Nigeria and Adama Paris from Senegal, whose designs are popular in New York City and Tokyo boutiques.
You’ll also have the chance to discover emerging designers such as Tsholo from Botswana, who is gaining a following for her non-conformist fashion approach. What’s more, the winner of the Face of Africa Fashion Week London 2014 competition, Chi Chi Nwuba, joins the stella line-up on Saturday 9 August.
Head to the African Fashion Week London Market Place to browse from African and African-inspired designers working in the UK. Buy your next statement piece from over 50 carefully selected designers and brands.