African Fashion International (AFI) promises that Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2015 will set the trail ablaze with exciting new developments and enhancements to one of South Africa’s most anticipated fashion events of the year.
New designers showing for the first time, the launch of bridal couture by David Tlale and a corporate social investment (CSI) initiative that will warm the hearts of fashion friends are just some of the many new additions Fashion Week guests can look forward to this year.
Thursday 30 July 2015
17h00 – Goose Homme / Xipixi at The North Wharf
18h10 – Marianne Fassler at The North Wharf
19h20 – Stefania Morland at The North Wharf
20h30 – Habits at The North Wharf
21h30 – Adriaan Kuiters at The North Wharf
Friday 31 July 2015
18h10 – Lalesso at The North Wharf
19h20 – Michelle Ludek / W35T at The North Wharf
20h30 – Dax Martin at The North Wharf
21h45 – Ruald Rheeder and Craig Native at The North Wharf
Saturday 1 August 2015
10h00 – David Tlale at an offsite venue to be confirmed
15h00 – Lazulu / Imprint at The North Wharf
16h00 – Danielle Margaux / Lara Klawikowski at The North Wharf
17h10 – AFI Next Generation at The North Wharf
18h20 – Tart / Shana at The North Wharf
19h30 – Leigh Schubert / Ruff Tung at The North Wharf
20h45 – KLûK CGDT at an offsite venue to be confirmed
The Economic Community of West African States makes its 40th Anniversary with a fashion Week in Cotonou, Republic of Benin.
Ecowas Fashion Week currently in its second edition is recording successes already on the building “fame board”. The organizers of EFW are mostly interested in building, expanding and encouraging fashion, and a common market hub amongst the West African States. ECOWAS-governed region is comprised of fifteen (15) countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.
AFDW 2015 under the theme “Our Heritage Our pride” will feature collections from leading established and emerging African designers, annual African Icon of Hope Awards, which will acknowledge the Continent’s top designers, trade exhibition which presents invaluable networking opportunities to buyers and consumers.
2014 Awardees include: David Tlale (South Africa), Lanre Da Silva Ajayi(Nigeria) and Christie Brown (Ghana).
Designers Runway Application for participation closes July 30, 2015. Trade Exhibition booths are available.
For enquires, call: +234 8436 1581 , +234 8055 479 343 | Website:www.afdwng.com
Runway Showcase: 6 PM daily
Trade Exhibition: 9 AM – 9 PM daily
Ghana Fashion & Design Week® (GFDW) is thrilled to announce event dates and plans set for 23 – 25 October, 2015 in Ghana’s capital City of ACCRA.
The pioneering international fashion and design business event comes back this year, packed with exciting business activities themed “FASHION RE:STATED”, with a Trade Exhibition showcase curated under the name “CONTEMPORARY AFRICA” running alongside designers catwalk presentations, and Fashion business and Knowledge transfer seminars with a line up of industry experts.
Supporting our objective in re-stating fashion business in Ghana, we are pleased to have full media support from Ghana’s renowned Business focus media; Business Day Ghana, and Business & Financial Times Newspaper, alongside Ghana’s progressive Lifestyle Magazine Neighbourhood Gong. With Vogue Italia continuous support for the platform, and go-to media for hot fashion news Haute Fashion Africa, we are pleased to welcome new international media partners to the event including; ABN Tv (UK), who will be airing a special documentary on GFDW, and a dedicated business news coverage by Africa Business 2020 (UK). Adding to this year business media support comes global fashion business portal FashionMag.com whose focus will be on highlighting designers’ collections straight from the GFDW runway.