Africa Fashion & Art Week 2014


Africa Fashion & Art Week (AFAW) is a unique and innovative event focused on raising global awareness to diverse talent, promoting and celebrating African cultures, and bridging the gap between US buyers and African designers and artists. Our objective is to enhance the African textile and art industry by providing a platform for established and emerging African creatives to showcase their talents to a broad audience. Africa Fashion and Art week will allow designers and artists to take advantage of global opportunities and gain international exposure while growing their businesses therefore, boosting the African economy. We define Africa in diasporic terms, which include designers, artists and affiliates with links to the African continent from all parts of the globe. AFAW is committed to exhibiting collections of excellence and we aim to provide potential buyers with a diverse array of pieces and looks. Africa Fashion and Art Week will be a multifaceted week-long event that will include runway shows, art exhibitions, industry networking mixers, pop up shops, and more. The event, scheduled for October 2nd - 4th 2014, will link international partners, business leaders, local buyers, agents, editors, celebrities, and industry insiders to the vibrant fashion and art that Africa has to offer.

Venue:
The LA Fashion Studio
The LA Fashion Studio is a 12th Floor Penthouse, located in the heart of the Los Angeles Fashion district. It is a 5,000 sq ft space with the best downtown views in LA. 

Schedule:
October 2, 2014 
 Opening Night Party + Art Exhibition Launch
 October 3, 2014
 Runway Shows (Emerging Designers) + Pop-Up Shop
 October 4, 2014
 Runway Shows (Established Designers) + Pop-Up Shop
Closing Night Party
(Industry Only)

Africa Fashion & Art Week 2014


Africa Fashion & Art Week (AFAW) is a unique and innovative event focused on raising global awareness to diverse talent, promoting and celebrating African cultures, and bridging the gap between US buyers and African designers and artists. Our objective is to enhance the African textile and art industry by providing a platform for established and emerging African creatives to showcase their talents to a broad audience. Africa Fashion and Art week will allow designers and artists to take advantage of global opportunities and gain international exposure while growing their businesses therefore, boosting the African economy. We define Africa in diasporic terms, which include designers, artists and affiliates with links to the African continent from all parts of the globe. AFAW is committed to exhibiting collections of excellence and we aim to provide potential buyers with a diverse array of pieces and looks. Africa Fashion and Art Week will be a multifaceted week-long event that will include runway shows, art exhibitions, industry networking mixers, pop up shops, and more. The event, scheduled for October 2nd - 4th 2014, will link international partners, business leaders, local buyers, agents, editors, celebrities, and industry insiders to the vibrant fashion and art thatΒ Africa has to offer.

Venue:
The LA Fashion Studio
The LA Fashion Studio is a 12th Floor Penthouse, located in theΒ heart of the Los Angeles Fashion district. It is a 5,000 sq ft space with the best downtown views in LA.Β 

Schedule:
October 2, 2014Β 
Β Opening Night Party + Art Exhibition Launch
Β October 3, 2014
Β Runway Shows (Emerging Designers)Β + Pop-Up Shop
Β October 4, 2014
Β Runway Shows (Established Designers)Β + Pop-Up Shop
Closing Night Party
(Industry Only)