Tuesday, December 27, 2011
News: African Fashion Week in London 2012
The premiere of the annual fashion week for African inspired fashion from all over the world was held in London during August 2011. With an impressive turnout of over 4,700 attendees, the 2day extravaganza created an unprecedented platform for over 50 international designers to showcase their collections.
Glowing press reviews and high attendance figures in 2011 have boosted AFWL profile and now led to captivate a wider international audience in 2012, beneficiating of an estimated 7 million London visitors set to be in the capital for the Olympics.
AFWL pledged to continue offering equal opportunities & exposure to designers from all backgrounds whom are inspired by African designs, prints & textiles. Offering cutting edge fashion, inter iors, original artworks as well as food, winner of the 2007 Best New Open Space, is surrounded by independent shops, cafes, bars and awarding winning restaurants such as Canteen, Galvin La Chapell and Giraffe to name a few. With a capacity of over 10,000 visitors, Spitafields will offer Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) the per fect location for a 2 day display of Fashion, Art , Music & Food. We cant wait to see what the designers have in store for us! Are you gonna come?