AFRICA FASHION WEEK LONDON 2nd EDITION: FRIDAY 3rd & SATURDAY 4TH AUGUST 2012 AT LONDON’S OLDEST & ONE OF ITS FINEST MARKET HALLS, SPITALFIELDS.
Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) kicked off to a flamboyant start for its debut launch in London during August 2011. With an impressive turnout of over 4,700 attendees, the 2-day extravaganza created an unprecedented platform for over 50 international designers to showcase their collections.
Glowing press reviews and high attendance figures in 2011 have boosted AFWL profile and now led to captivate a wider international audience in 2012, beneficiating of an estimated 7 million London visitors set to be in the capital for the Olympics. AFWL pledged to continue offering equal opportunities & exposure to designers from all backgrounds whom are inspired by African designs, prints & textiles.
Offering cutting edge fashion, interiors, original artworks as well as food, Spitalfields Market, winner of the 2007 Best New Open Space, is surrounded by independent shops, cafes, bars and awarding winning restaurants such as Canteen, Galvin La Chapell and Giraffe to name a few. With a capacity of over 10,000 visitors, Spitalfields will offer Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) the perfect location for a 2 day display of Fashion, Art, Music & Food.