Due to adverse weather conditions, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Cape Town is postponed following the advice of our engineering and health and safety experts.

At a press conference on Saturday afternoon at the Marina Room at the One & Only hotel at the V & A Waterfront; Executive Chairperson of AFI, Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe addressed the attendees regarding the rescheduled return of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2017 to the Mother City confirmed for the 6- 8th April 2017 in a beautifully curated indoor venue, which is yet to be revealed.

AFI announced it will work closely with its stakeholders, show producers and suppliers to ensure that the utmost effort is made to accommodate local and Pan-African designers on the revised dates.

Remaining positive, Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe assured attendees that AFI, under her leadership will turn this unforeseeable circumstance into a greater success, with designers being afforded the marketing platform that they deserve.

The press conference was well-received, and after answering questions from an array of attendees, it is clear that the fashion fraternity stand in solidarity for the executive decision to put the safety of people first; and look forward to experiencing the fashion focused Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2017 from the 6-8th April.

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