AFRICA FASHION WEEK LONDON has announced that they will be holding a 2nd edition within the new year. It will kick off on Friday 3rd until Saturday 4th August 2012 at London’s oldest and finest market halls, Spitalfields.
Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) had an amazing start for its debut launch in London during August of this year. With an impressive turnout of over 4,700 attendees, the 2-day extravaganza created an unprecedented plat form for over 50 international designers to showcase their FABulous collections.
Glowing press reviews and high attendance figures in 2011 has boosted AFWL’s prof ile and has now led to captivate a wider international audience for 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, Spitafields will offer Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) the perfect location for a 2 day display of Fashion, Ar t , Music & Food.