African Fashion International (AFI) Returns With 15 Iconic Designers

African Fashion International (AFI) returned safely to Cape Town last week after a two-year absence due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Among the 15 legendary designers who attended the 3-day event were Gavin Rajah, Kluk CGdT, Taibo Bacar, Loin Cloth & Ashes, Habits, MaXhosa Africa, Craig Port, Matt Nolim, Stefania Morland, Shana Morland, Includes Imprint ZA, Hugo Fleur. , Kat van Duinen, David Tlale, Scalo.

At the fashion and retail exhibition, visitors were not only given the opportunity to see clothes just off the catwalk, but also to talk with designers.

Legendary ensembles from Mother City, the Temple Boys, will perform a variety of performances for guests. His two big names in the industry, DJ Zinhle and Young Stunna, also delighted the audience.

Precious Moloi-Motsepe, Founder and Executive Chairman of AFI, said CTFW (Cape Town Fashion Week) is AFI’s platform for showcasing African creative work and a trade that enhances the economic value of the industry. He also said that he would create a way for exchanges.

“CTFW provides an opportunity for African designers to network with people in the global market and promote their work. It is seen as a means of increasing the economic value of the sector, according to Moloi-Motsepe.

AFI has also revealed the names of the finalists for AFI Fastrack 2023. They are mentored and mentored for a year on how to make a difference in the African fashion sector and grow into shrewd businessmen.

African Fashion International is happy to report that Cape Town Fashion Week was a huge success. This is largely due to the incredible talent and ingenuity of the participating designers.

With 18 shows by 9 designers over 3 days, it was a true celebration of Africa’s best design talent.

The fact that so many people turned up after two years off showed that Cape Town Fashion Week was missed. The addition of the CTFW Fashion & Retail Expo allowed visitors to connect with designers and see clothes still worn on the catwalk.

CTFW also provided a platform for African artists to showcase their work while facilitating commercial channels. The CTFW Fashion & Retail, Music and Art Expo featured exhibitors from a range of expo vendors, all of whom benefited from their participation.

According to Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe, AFI Chairman and Founder and Businessman, “Cape Town Fashion Week will showcase African creative work while developing a trade exchange corridor that will increase the economic value of the industry. It’s AFI’s platform for

“CTFW provides an opportunity for African designers not only to showcase their work but also to network with people in the global marketplace, which is believed to increase the economic value of the sector.

During CTFW, Cape Town Temple Boys, DJ Zinhle, Young Stunna and Scorpion Kings gave the crowd an amazing performance.

CTFW concluded with a unique exhibition celebrating 15 years of African Fashion International. The presentation included his 15 high-profile outfits by his 15 famous designers who have been participating since the launch of the AFI platform. This celebrated both AFI’s work as a platform for outstanding designers from across Africa and its role as a catalyst in the global fashion industry.

Gavin Rajah, Kluk CGdT, Taibo Bacar, Habits, MaXhosa Africa, Craig Port, Matt Nolim, Stefania Morland, Shana Morland, Imprint ZA, Hugo Fleur, Kat van Duinen, David Tlale and Scalo were performers in the program.

During CTFW, AFI also announced the finalists for AFI Fastrack 2023. They are mentored for a year and receive instruction on how to become successful businessmen and designers influencing the fashion sector in Africa.

All clothing on display at CTFW is retailable and available at Sandton City’s House of Nala store and AFI online store.

About African Fashion International (AFI)
Over the past 15 years, AFI has successfully bridged the gap between African fashion and the international market, launching designers and elevating them to a global standing.
AFI’s goal is to create the best business environment and platform for the trading of African fashion and brands. The entrepreneur and philanthropist who started AFI, Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe, was inspired by her love of African ingenuity, craftsmanship and culture to work with the continent’s diverse talents. I was.

AFI is considered a ground-breaking platform to develop, fund and support Africa’s best creative talent. Customers nationally and internationally who value custom African luxury and craftsmanship are our target market for our products and services.

We help international customers find unique and exclusive African luxury goods from established and up-and-coming designers. AFI is the best place to find information and news about the fashion business.

Thanks to our wealth of talent and expertise in creating stylish events and curated lifestyle experiences, we are able to offer Events as a Service in stunning physical and virtual locations.

Content provided: african fashion international (AFI), sunday world, MENAFN-EIN press wire & NFH

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