Tuesday, August 15, 2017

#FASHIONWEEK: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2017 – Designers Announced

This week, from the 17th – 19th August 2017, African Fashion International (AFI), owner and operator of the two prestigious fashion week platforms – Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town (MBFWCT) and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg (MBFWJ), will be hosting MBFWJ17 Spring/Summer, at Waterfall Park, Mall of Africa.

The list of designers participating is out and so is the schedule. It’s an incredible melting pot of local and African talent that will probably surprise and delight with creativity, tailoring ingenuity and a slice of showmanship.

“We have collaborated with South African and African fashion design royalty to offer a world-class spectacular of refined African apparel and accessories at our exciting new venue, the Mall of Africa,” says Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe, AFI Founder and CEO. “We are also delighted to welcome collections from young designers who are making waves in the fashion world, with the overall programme sure to grab the attention of media, industry experts and fashionistas alike.”

Designers showcasing, among others, include: KLUK CGDT, Marianne Fassler, Ruff Tung, Quiteria & George, Sheri Ngowi, Chidinma Obari and Khosi Nkosi. Be on the lookout for KL Tsotetsi, TN Collective  and The Intern by David Tlale.

Marianne Fassler. Photo by AFI.

David Tlale. Photo by AFI.

Orapelang Modutle. Photo by AFI.

I, this time around, will not be making it into the city to attend the moment, however, if you’re in Johannesburg, best you get your tickets now so as to not miss out on this stunner of an event. Visit www.africanfashioninternational.com for more details.

#MBFWJ17 #SS18 #womenswear #menswear #AfricanFashion #AFI

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