Africa International Fashion Week berths in Africa. Backed by some of the biggest players in the fashion industry, this fashion week is set to bring footprints of global fashion heavy weights into new interactions in the fashion and retailscape in Africa.
Africa International Fashion Week has also partnered with world-renowned magazines and international cable and terrestrial TV networks for a hunt for emerging talents that spread across the fashion industry.
Designers, Photographers , Buyers and other practitioners have pitched in; stimulating interest from the market and companies that are interested in playing in Africa or reaching their audience on the continent.
The Young Designer’s Award category is a special feature because emphasis is on getting the next African fashion stars who will compete in the world arena.
The winner of this category will go home with USD20,000 and will intern with one of the world’s biggest names in the fashion industry.
Winner in the modeling category will go home with USD10,000 and Make-up artist will also go home with make up kits worth USD3,000.
Watch out for an open call on www.africainternationalfashionweek.com for participants who will showcase at the fashion week and contestants in the talent hunt.