Africa Fashion Week in Amsterdam

Africa is trending! It is a beautiful country from north to south with so many cultures and so many influences on fashion. From the colours of nature to the colours of the traditional clothing. So one more reason to organise a special Africa Fashion Week.

Today is the kick off of Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam. It is a 3-day event celebrating African & African inspired fashion, art, culture and rich heritage.

Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam

This event targets buyers, retailers, fashion stores, fashion influencers and the public.
AFWA will light up the city of Amsterdam at De Koning with colourful wax prints and art. This event is brought by the Dutch-Cameroonian high-end fashion designer, ambassador and philanthropist Miss Diana Tambe of Shades by Blackpearl.

Africa Fashion Week Amsterdam under the umbrella of the ‘Stichting Africa Fashion Museum’ is aimed at "'the empowerment of African designers, branding African countries as global players in fashion, art and culture’’.
At De Koning is starts at 1:00 p.m. with a press conference. The opportunity to meet and interview participating designers, vendors, creative art, buyers, retailers, fashion professionals and the team behind this event and exciting acts that will be performing.

Tomorrow on Thursday 23rd is the official opening day which will be brought forth by His Excellency Ambassador Isaac Nyenabo, Liberian Ambassador to the Benelux and the Aspiring Governor of Delta State, Nigeria Comrade Sunny Ofehe.
Up&coming designers, and african menswear segment will colour this day.

And Friday 24th is a 'GALA’ day, full of high-fashioned surprises from renown designers such as the dutch/surinamien artist Zyllva Jewelry with an african royalty themed collection, the Ghanian fashion moguls Metakay and Naa Duku who will bring together an exclusive show stopping collection. Shades by Blackpearl will also present its SS2019 African Royalty themed collection bearing a political statement.

Illustration of African Fashion

Africa Fashion Week promises to be cultural exploration! For more information visit:

Source: press release AFWA
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