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The African Fashion Awards (AFA) were established to promote and support the immense talent of designers throughout the African Fashion World. The aim of the awards is to shine a spotlight onto the very best of that creative, Eclectic talent, especially those independent designers whose full potential is yet to be realized.

VISION

The vision of the AFA is to raise the profile of African Fashion in the Global Fashion Industry ensuring African Fashion Design is featured and considered as a serious contributor in the global marketplace.

The media buzz surrounding African fashion has never been louder or more exciting than it is right now. We are increasingly seeing African influences not only on glittering catwalks around the world, but also in the designs of popular high street stores and boutiques. Our vision is to see this trend grow and showcase African Fashion Independent Designers to take on their global ambitions. The platform we are creating is designed to increase brand awareness for these designers and highlight the potential African fashion has to offer.

The African Fashion Awards will:

  • Be a voice for independent African fashion designers
  • Promote and raise the profile of independent African Fashion designers and encourage the further development of African fashion.
  • Provide a cutting edge, event showcasing the creativity and hard work of independent African fashion designers
  • Highlight the contribution of independent African fashion designers to the fashion industry
  • Celebrate, acknowledge and reward the creativity and talent of independent Africa fashion designers