June 16, 2017

Events: Weekend African Fashion Pop-Up Shops & Block Party

Friday is finally here and there are a lot of great events to check out this weekend!

This Saturdau is going to be quite an eventful one! Two African fashion brands will be holding their pop-up shops over the weekend, so if you are looking for some new pieces to rock this summer, definitely check them out. In addition, Supafrik & The African Experience Festival have joined forces to throw the biggest Afrobeat Block party this city has seen!

Continue for info on these events...

ÖFUURË Pop-Up Shop

Premiere African fashion brand ÖFUURË will be holding their first ever pop-up shop on June 16th to 18th. Attendees will have the opportunity to shop ÖFUURË’s new collection, which includes their fabulous new swimwear. There will also be many items on discount.

WHEN: June 16-17, 2017
WHERE: 2104 Dundas St W
TIME: June 16th, 5:00pm-8:30pm
 June 17th, 11:00am-8:00pm
 June 18th, 12:00pm-7:00pm
INFO: HERE on Eventbrite


SUPAFRIK will be presenting the exclusive Toronto debut of two brands.

Bold in Africa is a multibrand boutique based in East Africa with shops in Kampala, Uganda and Kigali, Rwanda. They will be touching down in Toronto for the first time to bring you some of their hottest summer styles curated from their roster of cutting edge designers from across the continent from Nigeria to Kenya.

Boshok Clothing Co. is a US-based streetwear brand inspired by the culture of Africa and the diaspora. "Cultural streetwear for the conscious mind." The Boshok team will be bringing their 2017 summer capsule collection of graphic tees as well as some of their past top selllers. Fellas we got you covered this time

WHEN: June 17, 2017
WHERE: A Different Booklist, 777 Bathurst St.
TIME: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
INFO: HERE on Eventbrite


After all of that Shopping, why not kick things up a knotch by dancing it up till the sun goes down at the SUPAFRIK X AFEX Block Party.

To end off the week of events for the African Experience Festival, AFEX will be holding a taste of African event at Mel Lastman Square, which now has the addition of an Afrobeat Block party in partnership with SUPAFRIK.

WHEN: June 17, 2017
WHERE: Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St.
TIME: 7:00pm - 11:00pm
ENTRY: FREE & Family Friendly
INFO: HERE on Facebook

For more info on these brands, check them out on their online sites:

SUPAFRIK: Website / Facebook
ÖFUURË: Website / Facebook

Have a great weekend!