Swahili Fashion Week, East and Central Africa largest fashion event, now in its Fourth year, will be held at The National Museum on the 10th, 11th and 12th in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, and will close the fashion week this year in Zanzibar on 13th Nov 2011.

Swahili Fashion Week 2011 will collectively bring together 50 fashion and accessories designers from Swahili speaking countries and beyond to showcase their creativity and forecast future fashion trends for the region.

The three day Swahili Fashion Week 2012 collection kicks off today at the National Museum in Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania. Below is a complete schedule of who is showcasing at the event.

Day 1 – 10th November 2011
-Eve Collections (Tanzania)
-Paka Wear (Tanzania)
-Diana Magessa (Tanzania)
-Emerging Designers Competition 2010 Finalists (Tanzania)
-Mtoko Designs by Salim Ali (Tanzania)
-Asia Idarous (Tanzania)
-Nambi Brenda (Uganda)
-Jacqueline Majebelle (Tanzania/UK)
-Charity Nyirongo (Zambia)
-Vera Vee (Kenya)
-Kiki’s Fashion (Tanzania)
-Isis Mbaga (Mozambique)
-Tanzania Mitindo House (Tanzania)

Day 2 – 11th November 2011
-Manju Msita (Tanzania)
-Subira Wahure (Tanzania)
-Sonu Sharma (Kenya)
-Kemi Kalikawe (Tanzania)
-Saffron by Pooja Jeshang (Tanzania)
-House of Zirian (Uganda)
-Frankoo Designs (Tanzania)
-Ki2 Fashion (Kenya)
-Made By Africa (Tanzania)
-Clemo Satho (Malawi)
-Magnoliata (Tanzania/Sweden)
-Eskado Bird (Tanzania)
-Jose Rui Lopes (Angola)
-Wacelia Zacarias (Mozambique)

Day 3 – 12th November 2011
(Emerging Designers Competition 2011 (Tanzania))
-Patricia Mbela (Kenya)
-Farouque Abdella (Tanzania)
-Cathy Kamthunzi (Malawi)
-Robi Morro (Tanzania)
-Towani Clarke (Zambia)
-Gabriel Mollel (Tanzania)
-Mpho Kuaho (Botswana)
-Zamda George (Tanzania)
-Nadir Tati (Angola)
-Jamilla Vera Swai (Jamilla Vera Swai)
-Taibo Bacar (Mozambique)
-Ailinda Sawe (Tanzania)
-Gert Johan Coetzee (South Africa)

Check out Swahili Fashion Week site – www.swahilifashionweek.com for more.

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