At least fourteen top fashion designers and fashion houses across Africa have confirmed their participation in the forth- coming African Fashion Week scheduled to kick off at Old Truman Brewery, London U.K on 1st of August and end with a colourful banquet on August 4th at the Dorchester, London
The event is sponsored by Globacom.
Top on the list of the designers confirmed for the event include Adebayo Jones, the Nigerian designer who recently celebrated his 25th years in fashion. London-based Adebayo, a style consultant, is synonymous with exquisite fashion and his collection was widely showcased at the second edition of African Fashion Week in 2012. He will be showcasing his latest designs at the AFWL.
Also participating is Thula Sindi, a young designer from South Africa whose creations have variously been described as elegant, sophisticated, chic, feminine and timeless. His collection at the 2011 Jo’burg Fashion Week was described as a commemoration of femininity. Sindi’s work has graced many runways including Hong Kong, Beijing, New York, Lagos and Paris, where he had his first show in 2007.
Another top designer expected at the event is Zizi Cardow. A married mother of one, Zizi is from Abia State in Nigeria. Her works have been featured in all local and international media including CNN, FTV, SABC and CHANNEL O. A multi-award winning designer, Zizi has been able to sell Nigerian fabrics and culture to the International scene. Since she launched her label ‘Zizi’ in 2000, her list of awards keeps growing while her designs have been showcased on many catwalks from Milan to Paris, Cape Town, USA and beyond, carrying with it the true Nigerian Flavor.
Ella and Gabby is a Nigeria-based contemporary fashion brand known for constant celebration of beauty, boldness, class and pride of a woman with detailed and simplified art of sophistication and luxurious pieces. The fashion house will showcase its new Autumn/Winter 2013 “Tropical Sophistication” collection at the African Fashion week.
Others expected at the show include Yutees and Halleros, House of Jola, DZYN, Kitoko, O’mak designs by Uche, House of Farrah, VOU Brown, Gisella Boutique, Sluu by Sluvin designs and Fay Designz.
They will be storming the third edition of African Fashion Show with different designs from their outfits as the countdown to the biggest African inspired fashion event in the UK and Europe begins.
Globacom, the major sponsor of the show, has also put in place a promo that will see subscribers on Glo Infinitizer package and other loyal Glo post-paid subscribers winning an all-expense paid trip to the African Fashion Week in London.
Glo Infinitizer is an amazing postpaid product launched recently which allows subscribers on the platform to call any of the 26 million lines on the Glo network free and enjoy one gigabyte of data free for internet surfing once the subscriber pays the monthly subscription fee of N5, 000.