Johannesburg, South Africa (August 10, 2023) – African Fashion International (AFI) today announced the dates for Joburg Fashion Week 2023, the must-attend fashion event of the year. The event will take place from 9-11 November 2023 in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa
Joburg Fashion Week is a celebration of Pan-African fashion, featuring talented designers and fashion creatives from the African continent and the African diaspora.
“We are excited to announce dates for Joburg Fashion Week 2023. This year’s event will be bigger and better than ever, and we are confident that it will continue to display the best of African fashion to the world,” says the Founder and Executive Chair of AFI, Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe.
“In the past few years, we have seen a growing interest in African fashion from around the world. This is due in part to the increasing visibility of African designers on the international stage. AFI Joburg Fashion Week is helping to fuel this interest, and we are confident that it will continue to grow in the years to come. We believe that this year’s event will be even bigger and better than before, and we are sure that it will be a must-attend event for anyone who loves fashion.”
Fashion, Art, Music and Design Expo
Like Cape Town Fashion Week held earlier this year, Joburg Fashion Week will feature a Fashion, Art, Music, and Design Expo as well a Retail Marketplace. This will allow attendees the opportunity to Shop the Runway as soon as each designer’s show concludes.
“We bridge the gap between the Business of Fashion and creative minds. The AFI platform leverages our world-class marketing Fashion Week to translate into sales through focused strategies that put the customer at the centre of all our activities.” says Dr Moloi-Motsepe.
The company has always explored the intersection between art, fashion, and business, and will continue doing so with the AFI Masterclasses and other industry conversations, and networking that will make for an enjoyable and rich experience.
This makes AFI Joburg Fashion Week 2023 a never to be missed immersive and learning experience, whether you want to meet interesting people for networking` or shop the latest trends and hang out with the continent’s most fashion-forward people.
The call for entries for Joburg Fashion Week 2023 is also now open. Designers interested in participating can submit their applications online at https://africanfashioninternational.com/pages/afi-events For more information about AFI Joburg Fashion Week 2023 click here to register for ticket updates and media accreditation.
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AFI Marketing Manager
066 479 1076.
Over the past 15 years, AFI has successfully connected African fashion to global markets, propelling and elevating designers to international acclaim. AFI’s mission is to be the best business platform and ecosystem that supports and enables trade for African fashion and brands. AFI was founded by businesswoman and philanthropist, Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe, whose love for African creativity, craftmanship and culture led her to engage with diverse talent on the continent.
AFI is recognised as a breakthrough platform that nurtures, invests in, and promotes the best African creative talent. Our products and services are aimed at local and international consumers who appreciate bespoke African luxury and craftmanship. We enable global consumers to discover unique, high-quality African luxury apparel, accessories, and products from both established and emerging designers. AFI is the leading source of fashion industry content and news. Our vast talent and know-how in hosting fashion events and curated lifestyle experiences enables us to offer Events as a Service in beautiful physical and digital spaces.