Attention will be turned towards Cape Town between the 21st – 24th March 2018 for AFI Cape Town Fashion Week where AFI flaunt their unique approach to showcasing fashion in truly exceptional style and selected designers are set to present their Autumn/ Winter 2018 collections in the mother city’s most iconic spaces.
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The gathering of fashion lovers and designers alike in one of the most beautiful cities in the world will allow them a uniquely African experience, immersing them in culture, colour and couture. This authentic African spirit is mirrored in AFI Cape Town Fashion Week’s theme: IAMAFRICA! which aims to celebrate the marriage of the future of African luxury fashion with its proud age-old creative heritage.
The ultra-stylish, chic and sophisticated Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence will be sponsoring 4 fantastic prizes this year each entailing 4 nights accommodation in a standard room for 2 people, a delicious dinner at the Stratus Room where Chef Pontac creates a culinary paradise with his innovative and unique take on local favourites and delectable breakfast, to the value of R18 000.00 each.
The Prize will be valid between 21 - 25 March 2018 during the week AFI Cape Town Fashion Week showcases a fusion of fashion, art, and design and a spectacular range of collections from African fashion royalty, and rising star designers and artists.
When asked why the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence sponsored a prize for this event they responded,
“At Radisson Blu Hotel & residence, we are passionate about fashion and design and our Art Deco inspired hotel positions us as ultra-stylish, fashionable and contemporary. Art and Fashion allows people to express themselves positively in artistic and creative ways and AFI allows designers to become recognised in their craft as well as develop their skills. This is a cause we ardently support, and we are proud to be a part of.”
About Radisson Blu Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence
Nestled between the exquisite sights of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean, the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Cape Town boasts architecturally stunning building with a stylish Art Deco inspired theme in the city’s central business district. Nearby transport options provide easy access to the city’s many attractions and night life. Be sure to experience exclusive shopping experiences at the nearby Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.
About african fashion international (afi)
In just over a decade, AFRICAN FASHION INTERNATIONAL (AFI) has built a thriving fashion marketing, retail and development platform that celebrates the creativity and craftsmanship of our continent, shining a light on African luxury fashion aesthetics, in all their originality, heritage and style.
AFI owns, produces and plays host to Africa’s premier luxury fashion week in Cape Town and Johannesburg which are AFI Cape Town Fashion Week and AFI Joburg Fashion Week.
AFI Prive is the retail arm promoting African fashion to clients around the world, and AFI Designer Boutique takes the runway to market.
AFI’s commitment to nurturing emerging African talent is evident in AFI FAST TRACK - an incubator that equips designers to succeed in the business of fashion.
While AFI will continue to carefully monitor the water situation in the Western Cape, we are deeply committed to protecting jobs and contributing to the economy of Cape Town.