Thursday, July 25, 2013


By Eva Fydrych

African Fashion Week Toronto
15 - 18 August 2013

Deyzion Fashions (Photo courtesy of AFWT)

TORONTO - African Fashion Week Toronto is a platform for existing and emerging designers inspired by African culture and design. AFWT is designed to attract, entertain, and educate an audience on African fashion industry and other related subjects.

AFWT will play host to local and international celebrities, presenters, top models, entertainers and most importantly existing and upcoming designers from different parts of the world. AFWT will feature different generational runway shows, providing designers with the ability to showcase new collections, brand presentations, sponsor lounges, and design suits tailored to appeal to the most notable tastemakers and influential trendsetters.

Photo courtesy of AFWT

The anticipated schedule for this year's event (taking place at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre from 15 - 18 August) will include:

• Fabulous runway shows
• Design competitions
• Hands-on workshops
• Informative seminars
• Fanciful exhibits
• Festive meet-n-greet parties

SHOWS NOT TO MISS (recommended by Fashion Studio Magazine):

Chine Design by Chinedu Ukabam (Toronto), Eva Gabarra (Paris, France), Kaela Kay Collections by Catherine Addai (Toronto), Mike Sylla (Paris, France), Adebayo Jones (London, UK), Black Trash Clothing (Botswana), Deyzion Fashions (Uganda), Boho Designs Boutique (Maryland, USA).

To see the full list of designers taking part in AFWT, click here.
Source: AFWT

Kaela Kay Collections (Photo courtesy of AFWT)

Black Trash Clothing (Photo courtesy of AFWT)

Adebayo Jones (Photo courtesy of AFWT)

Vicky Muzadi - Angola / Paris (Photo courtesy of AFWT)

 Eva Gabarra (Photo courtesy of AFWT)

View more pictures: AFRICAN INSPIRATIONS

1 comment:

  1. Oh my goodness! LOVE IT! I wish I could have been there!


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