Africa Fashion Week London 2017 Highlights
Africa Fashion Week London 2017 brought more than 5,000 African fashion enthusiast together for an amazing six runway shows running from Friday through Saturday.
Sponsored by Pak’s Hair & Cosmetics, the show got the city of London buzzing, as it was hosted at the historic Freemasons Hall, in Covent Garden.
Designers such as Mary Martin London, Adesegun George, Dahrio, Paledi Segapo, Ibrahim Musa, Soboye and Valerie Azinge, Kola Kuddus, just to name a few, completely mesmerized the audience and set an amazingly high bar for fashion on every creative level for the world to see.
Among others that attended the show were high profile figures within our community including the honourable Mrs. Olufolake Abdulrazaq, a diplomate and head of Consular, Education & Welfare for the Nigerian High Commission, Joseph Farodoye, also known as Joseph the Dreemer, founder of Africa Property Invest and Chief Thinker at The Estate Property Guide, one of the media partners for the event, Kate Osamor MP for the Labour Party, Miss Barbados UK, Peter Mudahy one of the directors of the sponsors – Pak’s Cosmetics, Bibian Ogbuji of Afrika Fashion League and a host of influencers, bloggers and mainstream media.
It was a show of culture, opulence, innovation, world class design combined with that unique feel of Africa.
Over the years, Africa Fashion Week London has showcased over 800 emerging designers and exhibitors from Africa, Europe and America to almost 70,000 visitors including buyers, retailers, influential industry professionals and mainstream media.
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