Currently in its third year, the event saw big and emerging fashion names unveil their latest collections. The runway featured designs from countries like Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Congo, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Kenya and Morocco and also from Britain and the Caribbean.
The four-day event was rounded off with the African Arts and Fashion Banquet on Sunday 4th August 2013 at Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London. It was expected to create opportunities to foster partnerships with business communities globally, thereby creating jobs, generating wealth and eradicating poverty in Africa.
Globacom, sponsors of the event, stated that it was impressed with decision of the organizers to set up an endowment fund for talented student designers/artists and emerging designers/artists. It added that Globacom, being an indigenous African company, was committed to youth empowerment.
The company stated further that that it teamed up with the organizers of African Fashion Show London “towards celebrating our unique and diverse African cultural heritage through fashion” adding that it sponsored the event to help promote and sustain African fashion and cultural heritage.
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