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Over 30 African designers to showcase spring/summer collections at AFI Fashion Week

The African Fashion International (AFI) Fashion Week will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 10 to 12 October 2019.
Image credit: AFI Fashion Week.
Image credit: AFI Fashion Week.

Over the three days, more than 30 fashion legends and up-and-coming designers from across Africa will showcase their spring/summer 2020 collections.

From our David Tlale who will bring his latest collection themed “Joyce”, a tribute to his late mother. The runway will also highlight dynamic young designers such as Rich Factory to Orapeleng Modutle.

Reaching beyond the borders, AFI has brought designers from the continent such as Mozambican designer Taibo Bacar, Nigeria’s Ituen Basi to Kreyann from Cameroon.

African designers are getting global recognition and are making inroads into the distribution channels of international markets. From Laduma Ngxokolo’s Maxhosa by Africa making its debut at New York Fashion Week to Thebe Magugu becoming the first African designer to scoop the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designer.

To catch all the developments and the build-up towards AFI Fashion Week, go to the the AFI website.

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