October 25, 2017

Fashion: 2017 Fashion Weeks Throughout Africa

African Fashion Week Toronto, as we all know, is a major fashion event in Toronto celebration and showcasing the work of local and international African fashion designers. In additon to this event, many of you might have heard of other international African fashion weeks that occur in other western cities such as New York, Washington DC, L.A, Miami and London. However, how much do you know about the many great Fashion Weeks that occur within the African continent?

Throughout the continent, fashion week events occur in most of the large metropolitan African cities. Like all fashion weeks, these events showcase both local and international fashion designers. They also provide an opportunity to expose local African brands to the international fashion market as well as buyers. They too also are major productions that attract sponsorship form international companies and are attended by high profile local and international celebrities. October seems to be one of the busiest months for fashion weeks held in African cities.

Here is a look at some of the past and upcoming 2017 fashion weeks within the continent...

 Upcoming 2017 Fashion Weeks:
Lagos, Nigeria
Johannesburg, South Africa
Windhoek, Namibia
Nairobi, Kenya

 Past 2017 Fashion Weeks:
Lusaka, Zambia
Lagos,  Nigeria
Lagos, Nigeria
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Accra, Ghana
Addis Ababa, Ethippia
Accra, Ghana
Kampala, Uganda
Johannesburg, South Africa
Dakar, Senegal
Lagos, Nigeria
I hope to start attending some of these fashion weeks within the continent very soon!

Which fashion week would you most be like to attend if you had the chance? Have you already attended any of these fashion weeks? If so, how was your experience? Share you comment below.

Source: Fashion Ghana