Africa’s most glittering talents are set to converge on Johannesburg in two weeks for surging continent’s premier showcase. And if you haven’t got your hands on your tickets yet, here’s how to win some VIP ones!
We simply cannot wait!
From 29 October - 1 November, Africa’s Fashion Capital will be between the dancing lights of Johannesburg’s Melrose Arch, for Africa’s annual trans-seasonal sartorial show.
Under the theme “Our Heritage Reimagined”, MBFWAfrica 2014 will feature stellar collections from over 30 leading established and emerging African designers, culminating in the prestigious, annual African Fashion Awards, which will acknowledge the Continent’s top designers at a spectacular ceremony on 2 November.
In 2014, we’ll be definitively celebrate Africa’s place within the global fashion community, showcasing designers – from Cameroon, Tanzania, South Africa, Rwanda, Nigeria, Mozambique, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Ghana, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Angola – as they re-imagine their African identity in a globally relevant way.
That said, don’t miss out on the AFI 2014 Fastrack™ programme during the show, from which we’ll be crowning the AFI Young Designer of the Year 2014. It’ll be a similar rise to greatness with the ELLE Rising Star Design Award finalists, one of whom will be the 2014 ELLE Rising Star.
The African Fashion Trade Expo 2014 (the largest on the continent and a must-attend fashion business-calendar event), meanwhile, will present Africa’s latest brands and trends while providing invaluable networking opportunities to buyers, consumers, media and other fashion followers for the duration of MBFWAfrica.
The event will be drawing countless fashion entrepreneurs, buyers, industry professionals, and local and international media to preview the looks that will define the continent’s fashion in seasons to follow.
We can’t wait to see you all there!