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Africa Fashion Festival

Africa Fashion Festival

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When:

  • Fri 21 Jul ’17, 7:30pm – 10:00pm
  • Sat 22 Jul ’17, 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Where:

Secret Location, Wellington CBD, Wellington Region

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • AFFNZ Songhai Empire Club: $179.00
  • AFFNZ Ghana Luxe Club: $119.00
  • AFFNZ Mali Prive Club: $79.00

After a sold-out sensational inaugural show, Africa Fashion Festival is back for a second season at an exclusive central Wellington location for two action packed shows.

With an international guest designer and an impressive collection line-up including:

- Akosua Afriyie-Kumi, AAKS – Kumasi, Ghana
- Ekwerike Chukwuma, WUMAN – Lagos, Nigeria
- EMBODY Accessories - Nairobi, Kenya
- Laurence Bathaud-Chauvin, LaurenceAirline – Cote D’Ivorie/France
- Nana Brenu, Studio 1981 – Ghana/Italy
- Nana Brenu, Aku + Vi – Accra, Ghana
- Chale Socks – United Kingdom
- Nana & Afua Dabanka, MONAA – Ghana/USA/Germany
- Chido Dimairo – Zimbabwe/New Zealand
- Project Dyad - Cape Town, South Africa

This is not your usual runway show! Africa Fashion Festival is a fusion of fashion and culture. Australasia’s premier platform for promoting and showcasing ethical and sustainable luxury African designers committed to addressing unemployment by creating sustainable jobs, preserving and lifting traditional manufacturing techniques and protecting artisanal jobs across the Continent.

Come experience Africa's vibrancy and incredible creativity with live performance by emerging New Zealand-African artists and show-stopping collections by 10 International African designers making real social impact through their work on the Continent of Africa.

Think Fashion for Development! 10% of all ticket proceed goes towards our Social Impact Fund to support:
- a mentoring programme to empower young Africans in New Zealand to engage in their communities.
- a year internship for three talented design graduates with our Social Impact Enterprise ADJOAA and one of our participating designers.
- education in parts of Africa through mobile libraries and book club initiatives within selected schools and communities in the countries of the participating designers.

Don't miss out! This year’s epic odyssey will be a night of fashion, fun, networking and creating social impact!

Major thank you's to our sponsor and partners - The Body Shop, Wiki Skincare, The Bolton Hotel, Karen Murrell, QT Museum Hotel, Wellington City Council, Karma Cola, Almighty Juice, Peoples Coffee, GoodBuzz Brewing Co, Garage Project, Yvette Edwards Florist and Willis York.

Guests will be notified prior to the event with address details.

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