Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail 160 If You Like This Article Kindly Give Us A Share! Get ready Africa! The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa themed “Our Heritage Reimagined” is set to hit the runway this month. The line-up for this year’s fashion event has been unveiled and it had some of your favourite designers on. Starting on Wednesday 29th October – Saturday 1st November 2014, the 4-day event will have designers from Nigeria, South Africa, Mozambique, Ghana and more showcase their pieces to fashion lovers, media and professionals. According to Sizwe Nzimande (African Fashion Internatinal (AFI) Marketing manager) – “This year, we celebrate how far African fashion has come by bringing together the best design talent from the continent and its diaspora, who are both rooted in their African identity and reinterpreting it in an internationally relevant way. This will be powerfully reflected in the eclecticism, originality and spontaneity of all the collections on display“. More Articles You Would Love Kumasi Prepares To Host The 6th Edition Of Kumasi Fashion Week This May Durban Fashion Fair 2014: Designer Profile – South Africa Unlike last years’ event, Nigerian designers will be present namely Mai Atafo Inspired, Ituen Basi alongside other labels like Ghana’s Christie Brown, Mozambique’s Taibo Bacar and South Africa’s David Tlale. Day 1 | Wednesday 29th October 2014 – Kibonen & Intisaar – Cameroon/Zimbabwe – Mille Collines – Rwanad & Kenya – Taibo Bacar – Mozambique – Elle Rising Star 2014 with contestants – Chris Dawson, Tamara Cherie Dyson, Frances Pauls, Kelli Botha, Nadia Viljoen, Jeandri Britz and Michelle van der Westhuizen Day 2 | Thursday 30th October 2014 – Tina Lobondi & Josh & Nicol – Congo/Nigeria – Marianne Fassler – South Africa – Spero Villioti – South Africa – Mai Atafo Inspired – Nigeria Day 3 | Friday 31st October 2014 – Sheria Ngwoi & John Kaveke – Tanzania/Kenya – Carducci Man & Woman – South Africa – Christie Brown & Ituen basi- Ghana/Nigeria – Loza Maleombo & KikoRomeo – Cote d’Ivoire/Kenya Day 4 | Saturday 1st November 2014 – David Tlale – South Africa – AFI Fasttrack Winners Showcase – Richi Mnisi, Jessica Ross, Nazneen Kagee and Tuelo Nguyuza competing for the AFI Young Designer of the Year title. – City of Tshwane Presents – Archiebald Monyepao, Dennis Maponya & Neville Masondo – Masondo – South Africa – Murade & 1981 by Nana Brenu- Mozambique/Ghana – Laurence Airline & Maxhosa by Laduma – Cote d’Ivoire Following four full days of fashion, on 2nd November a ceremony will be held to recognise African Fashion’s finest at the prestigious, annual African Fashion Awards. “Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa was the first fashion podium to draw the best of design from the continent and African diaspora. This unprecedented event has finally turned the international spotlight onto local designers – recognising them as more than dressmakers and celebrating them as trendsetters” adds Nzimade. The African Fashion Trade Expo (AFTE) will be holding at Melrose Arch which will run concurrently with MBFWAfrica 2014, offering Africa’s latest brands and trends while providing invaluable networking opportunities to buyers, consumers, media and other fashion followers. Source: Bella Naija Africaafrican fashionfashion industryMercedes-Benz fashion week Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail Ben I think fashion in Africa is about to explode and I am excited to be a part of it. Message me anytime. More For You The International BRICS+ Fashion Summit Is Here & Kicks Off In Moscow November... Another Black Model Maleesa Mooney Found Murdered Shortly After Nichole Coats Rogue Wave Is Set To Unveil Angolan Elegance & Style In Ghana At... Promising Fashion Student Mary Agona’s Nature-Inspired Collection Shook Up The Riohs Runway! See The Full List Of Accra Fashion Week 2023 Designers Celebrating Culture From... Africa’s Is Set To Take Over The Sportswear Industry: Kudos to Fashion Pioneer... VIDEO: 400 Stunning Models Cast For Accra Fashion Weeks 10th Edition; See Them... #OOTD: Barbados Fashion Brand Arisar Serves Us Macrame Cravings For Our Resort Fantasies “I’m Done Being Memed For Being In An Interracial Relationship” Bill Gates Daughter... #OOTD: Sika Osei Scoops The Outfit Of The Day In This Regal Stylish... Leave a Comment Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.