By Funmilola Olukomaiya
African Fashion and Design Week (AFDW) 2017 is happening in exactly 2 days! From October 13th to October 15th at Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
After 5 years of success, this 6th edition promises to be even more awesome. African Fashion and Design Week’s primary focus is to provide more retail access for designers to consumers globally, provide platforms for networking and celebrate the African fashion industry in general.
The theme for AFDW 2017 is “Honour the Masters and Celebrate the New’’. As the theme implies, the aim of this fashion week is to celebrate and pay homage to both veteran renowned designers, as well as new designers who show promising potential.
AFDW will feature collections from over 30 leading established and emerging African designers from 11 countries.