African Fashion International presents Cape Town Fashion Week 2019
African Fashion International presents Cape Town Fashion Week 2019
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African Fashion International presents Cape Town Fashion Week 2019
AFI is pleased to announce it has concluded a sponsorship deal as major partner of the Condè Nast International Luxury Conference to be held in Cape Town this year.
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African Fashion International presents Cape Town Fashion Week 2019

AFI is pleased to announce it has concluded a sponsorship deal as major partner of the Condè Nast International Luxury Conference to be held in Cape Town this year.
Title Image
African Fashion International presents Cape Town Fashion Week 2019
AFI is pleased to announce it has concluded a sponsorship deal as major partner of the Condè Nast International Luxury Conference to be held in Cape Town this year.

For over a decade, AFI has propelled many African designers to local and global recognition and has created platforms for the designers to showcase their collections in a globally relevant manner.

Quick JumpOverview - CTFWAFI Masterclass – 9th AprilEvent DetailsBook NowXPerience (XAFI) – 10th April Event DetailsBook Now RUNWAY SHOWS – 12th - 13th April Event DetailsBook Now (Friday 12th) Book Now (Saturday 13th) Artist Showcase Ruff TungMaxhosa by LadumaNeville MasondoQuiteria and GeorgeFastrack2019 FINALISTSNola Black Marianne FasslerAphia Sakyi

Overview - CTFW

  • Mastercalss – 9th April (at a venue above the Red and Yellow Design School in Salt River)
  • XPerience (XAFI) – 10th April (at a venue above the Red and Yellow Design School in Salt River)
  • And the AFI Run-way Fashion Shows – 12th 13th April (at the CTICC)

AFI Masterclass – 9th April

AFI is commitment to nurturing emerging African talent as we aim to equip young creatives to succeed in the business of fashion.

Experienced speakers from around the continent and homegrown creatives share the stage, engaging in topics that are the driver for the success of the Fashion Business.

Event Details

  • Date: 9th April 2019
  • Time: 09:30 - 2pm
  • Price: R250
  • Venue: WhiteSpace Events, Salt River, Cape Town

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XPerience (XAFI) – 10th April

XPerience AFI, was launched in 2017 and is a premium creative hub for millennials to interact and engage around fashion and the brands they are passionate about.

It promotes a sense of entrepreneurism amongst the youth in the creative industry, by giving them a stage to promote their brand, thereby ushering in the next generation of designers, artists and musicians.

Event Details

  • Date: 10th April 2019
  • Time: 3pm - 12am
  • Price: R150
  • Venue: WhiteSpace Events, Salt River, Cape Town

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RUNWAY SHOWS – 12th - 13th April

Feel the runway come alive as the finest in fashion strut their stuff and set the night alight in an awe-inspiring show featuring colorful couture & immaculate models.

Including some of the finest designers across the African continent as well as some exciting up and comers, the AFI Cape Town Fashion Week is an event on every fashionistas calendar for 2019.

See the latest collections by heavyweight fashion icons and spend time mingling with an eclectic mix of cosmopolitan movers and shakers as the best and brightest in the industry come out to play.

Event Details

  • Date: 12th-13th April 2019
  • Time: 6pm
  • Price: R250
  • Venue: WhiteSpace Events, Salt River, Cape Town

Book Now (Friday 12th)

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Book Now (Saturday 13th)

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Artist Showcase

Ruff Tung

@rufftung

We are inspired & empowered by the woman we dress & our aim is for all woman to experience fashion in the same way - regardless of your size #rufftunginclusive

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Maxhosa by Laduma

MAXHOSA BY LADUMA is a South African knitwear brand founded in 2012 by Laduma Ngxokolo. This was with desire to explore knitwear design solutions that would be suitable for amakrwala (Xhosa initiates). His initial vision was to create a modern Xhosa-inspired knitwear collection that would be suitable for this market.

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Neville Masondo

La Art Neviole Emporium is the brainchild of Neville Masondo, who studied Fashion Design and Technology at the Tshwane University of Technology. He then opened his Couture boutique where he has dressed celebrities such as Bonang and Nigeria’s Toke Makinwa. Neville describes his designs as couture with a touch of avant-garde, his designs have a historical or vintage element – but with a modern twist.

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Quiteria and George

The designer duo Quiteria Kekana and George Malelu have become two of the most recognisable and acclaimed fashion icons in the country.Loved by many of our celebrities and personalities and fresh from showcasing at the Arise Fashion Week in Nigeria, there is no doubt the brand is fast gaining mileage across Africa as well.

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Fastrack

A part of our development strategy, AFI’s Fastrack™ was established as an initiative that identifies and invests in the best of the continent’s young designers, by providing them with direct access to: mentorships, media exposure and business acumen, through yearlong programmes that prepare them to navigate the fashion landscape.

In addition to this development platform, AFI’s Young Designer of the Year competition annually rewards outstanding new talent, with the annual winners and runners-up going on to run their own fashion businesses. Over the past six years, AFI’s Fastrack™ incubator programme has so far assisted in developing the careers of 75 new talent

2019 FINALISTS

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Nola Black

Nola Black is a Nigerian-based Contemporary Womenswear Brand.For modern ladies and women, Nola Black offers high quality, finely finished premium garments solely in black and white, to provide a combination of contemporary quirkiness, transcendent artistic style with a thoroughly practical appeal.

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Marianne Fassler

Marianne Fassler has spent over three decades in the fashion business. She operates from Leopard Frock, her creative workshop in Saxonwold, Johannesburg. She sells garments and separates off the peg and also consults with individual clients by appointment.

Her work is always superbly crafted, interesting and comfortable. She appeals to a wide spectrum of women who love individuality, identity, craftsmanship and diversity in their wardrobe.

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Aphia Sakyi

At Aphia Sakyi Our goal is to put the "fun" in functional fashion. We know that looking stylish can make your whole day better; that's why we are committed  in making our site your source for the newest trends. We design clothing and accessories you love so you can focus on looking great! Our passion for style and love for fashion makes our designs unique in every way. 

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For a list of more designers and runway times, please refer to the following link here

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