Africa Fashion Calender

GOT AN AFRICAN FASHION EVENT HAPPENING?

Email us with your fashion event and we will add it to the list

info@africafashionguide.com

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| DATE  |   4th-19th FEBRUARY, 2011

| EVENT |  JO’BURG FASHION WEEK NY

| DETAILS |  An event run by African Fashion International (AFI) who are committed to the development and promotion of South Africa’s fashion talent. This fashion week provides the opportunity for designers to showcase their designs and to develop commercial & business skills on a fashion industry platforms which aims to deliversustainable benefits to designers & the industry.

| LOCATION | Johannesburg South Africa

                             Various locations running from The Bus Factory, at 3 President Street, Newtown

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| DATE  |   13th-16th JULY, 2011

| EVENT |  CAPE TOWN FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS |  An event run by African Fashion International (AFI) who are committed to the development and promotion of South Africa’s fashion talent. This fashion week provides the opportunity for designers to showcase their designs and to develop commercial & business skills on a fashion industry platforms which aims to deliver sustainable benefits to designers & the industry.

 LOCATION | Cape Town South Africa

                             Various locations CTICC, LandBank and City Hall

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| DATE  |   14th-16th JULY, 2011

| EVENT |  AFRICA FASHION WEEK NY

| DETAILS |  3 day event organised by Adiree.com introducing buyers and industry influencers will be previewed to  African designers.

| LOCATION | Broad Street Ballroom

                             41 Broad Street in New York, NY 10004

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| DATE  | 5th-6th AUG, 2011

| EVENT |  AFRICA FASHION WEEK LONDON

| DETAILS |  An annual event showcasing fashion mixing African culture, fashion, style and music. with London’s uniqueness and diversity.

| LOCATION | Gibson Hall 13 Bishopsgate London EC2N 3BA UK

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| DATE  | 27th AUG, 2011

| EVENT |  UGANDA 1ST CONVENTION AND FASHION EXTRAVAGANZA 

| DETAILS |  Uganda Convention UK’s vision is to harness the skill, expertise and knowledgebase of the Ugandan Diaspora with a view to promote socio-economic and infrastructural development back in Uganda, thus promoting and sustaining economic growth. This convention and fashion event which will exhibit collections of one of Uganda’s fashion designers based in the Diaspora, Jose Hendo, Maureen Amooti among others.

| LOCATION | Troxy 490 Commercial Road  Shadwell E1 0HX London UK

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| DATE  |   30th AUGUST - 03rd SEPT, 2011

| EVENT |  ZIMBABWE FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS |  The Zimbabwe Fashion Week project was launched by Priscilla Chigariro in October  2009. It aims at creating a platform for Zimbabwean designers to showcase their creations.

| LOCATION | Harare, Zimbabwe

                               Zimbabwe, tbc

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| DATE  | - 30th AUGUST – 04th SEPT, 2011

| EVENT |  MPUMALANGA FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS |  Mpumalanga September Fashion Week is a South African national event held in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. Sowcasing local, national and Arican designers reflecting local traditions in art and design . 2011 theme is ‘Fashion Illustrated’.

| LOCATION |  South Africa

Riverside Mall, Nelspruit – Mpumalanga province, SA

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| DATE  | - 09th SEPT, 2011

| EVENT |  AFRICA FASHION GUIDE LAUNCH EVENT!

| DETAILS |  AfricaFashionGuide will be presenting a full information based website http://www.africafashionguide.com and a coffee table fashion book ‘Fashion Africa’ by AfricaFashionGuide founder Jacqueline Shaw this September at our official launch event.

| LOCATION | London, England UK

The Africa Centre, 38 Kings Street, London WC2E – Invitation only event!!

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| DATE  | - 23rd – 26th SEPT, 2011

| EVENT |  SOUTH AFRICA FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS |  Twice yearly event. This winter holds a Buyers networking day on 26th SEPTEMBER

| LOCATION |  South Africa

SHINE STUDIOS – CNR SMIT AND HENRY SREETS BRAAMFONTEIN JOHANNESBURG

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| DATE  | - 26th SEPT – 2nd OCT, 2011

| EVENT |  BROOKLYN FASHION WEEKEND

| DETAILS | Friday Sept 30th, 2011:

“Coming to America”: Collections of visiting African designers. BKFW Cocktails hour & live musical performances by urban African-influenced artists. African Designers – Runway shows (5 designers) Celebrate Africa Party (By Invitation Only)

| LOCATION |  Brooklyn, NYC, USA

Brooklyn, NYC

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| DATE  |   8th – 9th OCT, 2011

| EVENT |  NAIROBI FASHION MARKET

| DETAILS |  Nairobi Fashion Market is a 2 day “affordable” fashion extravaganza. Creating a platform for market brands, product launches and mad shopping! combined with music, entertainment and fun. A great day out in the Nairobi Sun.

| LOCATION | Impala Grounds, Nairobi

                               KENYA

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| DATE  |   11th – 12th OCT, 2011

| EVENT |  SOKO STINGO

sokostingo

|DETAILS |  A quarterly held lifestyle market set to feature brands from Nigeria, Ghana, Sierria Leone and the rest of Africa. Held interchangeably between Accra, Lagos, Dakar, Freetown and across Africa.

| LOCATION | Accra

                               GHANA

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|DATE  |   11th – 12th OCT, 2011

| EVENT |  THE DESIGNER BOUTIQUE SHOW

| DETAILS |  The Designer Boutique Show is a unique trade show hosting South African art, design, and craft driven fashion brands perfectly suited to the boutique and lifestyle market.

| LOCATION | Roodebloem Studios, Capetown

                               SOUTH AFRICA

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| DATE  |   15th OCT, 2011

| EVENT |  GHANA FASHION AWARDS

| DETAILS |  Ghana Fashion Awards (GFA) will showcase the brightest fashion talents in Ghana. This event will not only highlight creativity and innovativeness, but will look at their passion beyond fabric and colour. This unique event will involve professionals from the fashion, media and business industry.

| LOCATION | Ghana, tbc

                               Ghana, tbc

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| DATE  | 13th-16th OCT, 2011

| EVENT |   FASHION BUSINESS ANGOLA

| DETAILS | International Exhibition of Clothing, Footwear, Cosmetics, Jewelry and Accessories from 5pm – 10pm

Organised by FIL – Feira Internacional de Luanda | Exponor (Portugal)

| LOCATION | Premises of the IDF, Road Catete – Luanda, Angola

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| DATE  | 20th-23rd OCT, 2011

| EVENT |   AFRICA FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS | Africa Fashion Week promises to celebrate the best design talent on the continent. This year will also see a return of Africa Fashion Awards, taking place on the 23rd of October, celebrating the most impactful contributions made by the continent’s fashion industry.

| LOCATION | JO’Burg, South Africa

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| DATE  |  26th – 29th OCTOBER, 2011

| EVENT |  MTN LAGOS FASHION AND DESIGN WEEK

|DETAILS |  MTN Lagos Fashion and Design Week aims to be a premiere fashion event which will bring together media, industry, buyers and consumers to view the current collections of designers in the fashion capital of Lagos, Nigeria and drive the Nigerian fashion economy and ultimately uplift its profile within the industry.

| LOCATION | Lagos, Nigeria

                               Lagos, Nigeria

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| DATE  | 3rd- 5th NOV. 2011

| EVENT |    SWAHILI FASHION WEEK    

| DETAILS |  Annual fashion event and platform for designers - from Swahili  speaking countries to showcase their creativity

| LOCATION | Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

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 DATE  | 3rd- 6th NOV. 2011

| EVENT |    BLACK FASHION WEEK 


| DETAILS |  The purpose of this event is to promote the creation of black beyond African borders and compare different aspects of haute couture in big cities.

| LOCATION | Augustine Hotel, PRAGUE

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| DATE  | 16th to 19th NOV, 2011

| EVENT |   NIGERIA FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS | 2011 marks the 7th year of Nigeria Fashion Week. The Nigeria Fashion Week provides the most appropriate atmosphere and opportunity for fashion, beauty and hair products and accessories to meet with both local and international wholesalers, buyers, retailers, end users, distributors and fashion press. This years theme is ‘Going Green’.

| LOCATION | NIGERIA

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| DATE  | 5th to 10th DEC, 2011

| EVENT |   MOZAMBIQUE FASHION WEEK


| DETAILS | The Mozambique Fashion Week was created with the aim of showcasing creativity and originality. It is now one of the biggest fashion events in Africa. Among the various objectives of the event, the MFW is essentially becoming a poster to promote culture, placing Mozambique in the itineraries of international fashion. The event will continue to work in different platforms: Fashion, Art, Music, Food, Education and Social Corporal Responsibility.

| LOCATION |  Maputo

                                MOZAMBIQUE

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| DATE  | 12th to 18th DEC, 2011

| EVENT |   MALI FASHION WEEK


| DETAILS | Hosted by African brand and boutique BEBENOIR will take place the first, MALI FASHION WEEK from December 12 – 18, 2011. This historic inaugural event takes place at the Musee Du Mali in Bamako, the capital city of Mali in West Africa.

| LOCATION |  Musee Du Mali , Bamako

                                MALI
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| DATE  | 20th FEB, 2012

| EVENT |   VAUXHALL FASHION SCOUT / UBUNTU INTERNATIONAL PROJECT – LFW

| DETAILS | The South African Artist Management LLP primary objective is to see the success of its project that will incorporate PR, exhibition and fashion showcase, seminars, forecast, creation of new design led aesthetic from the concept development to launch. The Ubuntu International Project is a project that focuses on developing and promoting a new South African design aesthetic and will be held for the second season during LFW as part of the Vauxhall Fashion Scout event.

| LOCATION |  London

                                ENGLAND, UK

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| DATE  | 25th to 27th APRIL, 2012

| EVENT |   HUB OF AFRICA FASHION WEEK


| DETAILS | Origin Africa Trade Show / International business & innovation symposiums along with Clairvoyant & In the Bag, are proud to organize their 2nd annual event: “The Hub of Africa Fashion Week 2012”. It will also promote networking among the leading fashion industry professionals including buyers/sellers, fashion journalists, trendsetters, and consumers.

| LOCATION | Addis Adaba

                               ETHIOPIA

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| DATE  | 15th – 19th FEB, 2012 (TBC)

| EVENT |   JOBURG FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS | An event run by African Fashion International (AFI) who are committed to the development and promotion of South Africa’s fashion talent. This fashion week provides the opportunity for designers to showcase their designs and to develop commercial & business skills on a fashion industry platforms which aims to deliversustainable benefits to designers & the industry.

| LOCATION | Sandton, Johannesburg

                               SOUTH AFRICA

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| DATE  | MAY/JUNE, 2012 (TBC)

| EVENT |   MAROC IN MODE  / MAROC SOURCING

 

| DETAILS | Organized by the Moroccan Association of Textile Industry and Apparel (Amith), the two fairs are aimed at companies looking for new supply capacity and diversify its product range. Maroc in Mode and Maroc Sourcing , to be held in the congress Le Palmeraie of Marrakech, want to become a showcase for textile companies in Morocco, a country that offers a positive location, experience in fashion soon, lower labor costs in Eastern Europe and flexibility in production volume, according to organizers.

| LOCATION | Casablanca

                               MOROCCO

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| EVENT |  AFRICA FASHION WEEK NY

 

 

 

 

 

| DETAILS |  3 day event organised by Adiree.com introducing buyers and industry influencers will be previewed to  African designers

| LOCATION | Broad Street Ballroom

                             41 Broad Street in New York, NY 10004, USSA

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| DATE  | 13th – 16th JULY, 2012 (TBC)

| EVENT |   CAPETOWN FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS | An event run by African Fashion International (AFI) who are committed to the development and promotion of South Africa’s fashion talent. This fashion week provides the opportunity for designers to showcase their designs and to develop commercial & business skills on a fashion industry platforms which aims to deliversustainable benefits to designers & the industry.

| LOCATION | Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

                               SOUTH AFRICA

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| DATE  | 3rd-4th AUG, 2012

| EVENT |  AFRICA FASHION WEEK LONDON

| DETAILS |  An annual event showcasing fashion mixing African culture, fashion, style and music. with London’s uniqueness and diversity.

| LOCATION | Spitalsfield, London

                                ENGLAND, UK

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| DATE  | 23rd to 25th AUG, 2012 (TBC)

| EVENT |   GHANA FASHION DESIGN WEEK



| DETAILS | Ghana Fashion & Design Week (GFDW) is a three-day event set to launch in 2012, the event will epitomize the fashion scene in Ghana with an annual event that celebrates Ghanaian and international designers.

| LOCATION | GHANA
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| DATE  | OCT, 2012

| EVENT |   WEST AFRICA FASHION DESIGN WEEK


| DETAILS |  West African Fashion Week (WAFW) is an initiative to put West Africa on the map as a sparking and internationally oriented destination for fashion. Once a year this fashion week forms the centre-point of the West Africa countries. With a full schedule of catwalk shows, trade fairs, presentations, international artists, lectures and parties.

| LOCATION | GAMBIA

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 DATE  | - 23rd - 26th NOVEMBER, 2012 (TBC)

| EVENT |  MPUMALANGA FASHION WEEK

| DETAILS |  Mpumalanga September Fashion Week is a South African national event held in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. Sowcasing local, national and Arican designers reflecting local traditions in art and design . 2011 theme is ‘Fashion Illustrated’.

| LOCATION |  Mpumalanga province,  

                                SOUTH AFRICA

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| DATE  | TBC, 2012

| EVENT |   AFRICA FASHION WEEK LOS ANGELES

| DETAILS |  AFWLA will be a multifaceted week long event that will include runway shows, industry networking mixers, vendor exhibitions, and more. AFWLA was founded by Ms. Nnenna Obioha and Ms. Onyinyechi Egeonuigwe, leading a team of five, Ms. Obioha and Ms. Egeonuigwe’s vision is to bring African fashion to the international stage.

| LOCATION | Los Angeles, California

USA

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Email us with your fashion event and we will add it to the list

info@africafashionguide.com

13 Responses “Africa Fashion Calender” →
  1. hi this is a great blog really cool thanks .

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  2. nice

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  3. I like the concept of the calender :-) Now I know what to look forward to this year!

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  4. Ingrid

    June 19, 2011

    Am overwhelmed. As a model am so informed now thanks.

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  5. Love you guys!!!

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  6. 1st seed

    August 23, 2011

    love the blog , so relavant
    thanks

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  7. the calender is really good, had a enough time to prepare my blogs

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  8. What about Mozambique Fashion Week?

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