Africa Fashion Week London ends in style
Africa Fashion Week London celebrated its third year with a star-studded banquet at the Dorchester Hotel in Park Lane, London.
Among the guests who attended the VIP reception was X Factor UK winner Alexandra Burke. Alexanndra who is in London for a month joined in the celebration.
The Arts and Fashion Initiative Banquet raised funds in support of young people across the creative industry.
Sponsoring seminars and workshops, the event will provide start-up funds and tuition fees with the aim to help young talents achieve sustainability through their skills and creativity.
Founder Ronke Ademiluyi said: “AFWL provides a platform for establishing, promoting, encouraging and celebrating emerging African inspired designers.
We display contemporary African fashion to the World. We prioritise both young and emerging designers, as well as established designers, showing them to a global audience which includes various media houses, fashion buyers, develop clientele, and quickly carve an economic self sustenance niche for themselves, on the competitive international sphere,” said Ronke Ademiluyi (Above).
Guests also included TV talent June Sarpong and AFWL ambassador Noella Musunka Coursaris.
International Shoe Designer Dionne Gooding attended the event along with Sola from Mahoganny Productions.
Famed recording artist Shingai Shoniwa from the Noisettes proved just how versatile her skills are to Flyer Newspaper’s editors. Shingai was wearing a hat designed by the Lupane Women’s Centre in Zimbabwe. Shingai said: “My mother was visiting the women’s centre and purchased it for me.”
Britain’s Got Talent’s CEO Dancers performance raised the roof.
Misha B arrived in style at the star-studded event in Mayfair.
Ghanaian Actress Nadia Buhari has elected to become an ambassador for Africa Fashion Week London.
Alexandra Burke was a popular guest and is pictured with Patron/Philanthropist Princess Fifi Ejindu.