November is set to host some of the most extravagant fashion events this year. It seems this year’s November might set the official term for a fashion week schedule in Africa considering the organizers can come to some form of timetable agreement every year. Also, if you ever lose plot of African fashion events, simply click above on our Events Tab.
These four major events are event not to be missed and they are….
1/ Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa 2013. 30 Oct – 2 Nov
Although the venue is not confirmed yet, it will be taking place in the city of Tshwane, South Africa. It will be featuring a host of African designers from across the continent and not to forget some of our local favorites from South Africa such as David Tlale, Thula Sindi, Gavin Rajah and others. This is definitely a trend setting event not to miss.
2/ Glitz Africa Fashion Week 2013. 06 – 10 Nov
Further down the schedule is Ghana’s very own, Glitz Africa Fashion Week 2013. The event is taking place in Ghana and already accumulated a storm of great African international designers and still more to confirm. Also, all major local designers of Ghana will be seen on the Glitz Africa runway. A few of the international names go as follows… Alain Niava (Cote d’Ivoire), Rui Lopes (Angola), Diana Magesa (Tanzania), Vonne Couture (Nigeria), Maryzo Designs (Sierra Leone), Thokazani Mbatha (SA), Gilles Toure (Cote d’Ivoire), Ohemaa Ohene (UK) and much more.
3/ Ecowas Fashion Week 2013. 14 – 17 Nov
Next is Ecowas Fashion Week 2013. The much-anticipated event is set to be organized by the founder of Nigeria’s Next Super Model and franchiser of FashionTV in Nigeria, Joan Okorodudu. Already confirmed for the show, is a host of models and designers from the West African region soon to be publicized. The event will take place in the capital of Nigeria, Abuja, and is also heavily supported by the Ecowas organization of West African countries.
4/ FIMA – Festival International De La Mode Africaine 2013. 20 – 25 Nov
Closing the lineup of international fashion events is FIMA, the event that congregates the francophone sector of the African Fashion world will take place in Niger, Niamey. Also, one of Africa’s most popular fashion events as far as print and the francophone world is concerned.
And not just above, but also will be Fashion Weekend Zimbabwe 2013 from the 2nd to the 3rd of November, Sierra Leone Fashion Night Out on November 30, 2013, Carrefou De La Mode 2013 in Mali on the 14th, 15th and 16th of November, and also Vodafone Mozambique Fashion Week 2013 from the 28th of November onwards.
You can be guaranteed all these events will be covered by FashionGHANA.com as we are partnered with 3 of them. We hope you enjoy these shows in person, and if you can not attend, don’t be disappointed you can catch reviews, images and videos right here. And once again, if you ever lose plot of African fashion events, simply click above on our Events Tab.