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AFI to host a fashion week under the theme, ‘Be truly African’

AFI will also partner with Anglo American Platinum to present this year’s PlatAfrica Jewellery Design & Manufacture Competition finalists as part of AFI Fashion Week Joburg 2021.

Exciting news for fashionistas! African Fashion International (AFI) will once again host a fashion week in Joburg and this year’s theme is, ‘Be truly African’. This year’s event will be hosted at the recently launched Alto 234, Africa’s highest urban bar on the 57th floor of the Leonardo building in Sandton on October 28 to 30.

“The theme Be You, Be Truly African celebrates all the unique and multifaceted expressions of being African in a globalised world. In coming together, after a long period of isolation, we are presenting a renewed outlook on who we are and what makes us unique.

Driven by lifestyle and fashion, the emerging and established designers will showcase their latest collections, having reimagined new trends to complement the new way of living,” said AFI’s head of marketing, Roshnee Pillay.

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AFI will also partner with Anglo American Platinum to present this year’s PlatAfrica Jewellery Design & Manufacture Competition finalists as part of AFI Fashion Week Joburg 2021.

Here’s a teaser, guests can expect an expressive blend of fashion, cuisine, cocktails, live music and a 360-degree view of the city of Joburg. In-person and virtual guests can Shop the Runway with House of Nala, which has curated offerings from pan-African ready-to-wear and luxury brands. Shop the Runway Experience will travel to Durban and Cape Town, bringing you the African luxury fashion to your city.

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