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Fashion Show Schedule

Show Schedule   Time Designer Producer   WEDNESDAY, 10 August 2016 18h30 The Intern by David Tlale Deon Redman Creative Production 19h30 Colour by Nandi Mngoma and Inga Madyibi Mary Reynolds – Tramps the Show Production Company 20h30 Bulbulia Threads by Tasleem Bulbulia Mary Reynolds – Tramps the Show Production Company WAKE by Pieter Burger […]

Realigning Fashion Week to Boost African Fashion

Johannesburg, Gauteng, 13 June 2016 – African Fashion International (AFI) is pleased to announce the realignment of its Fashion Week properties, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz. As part of the realignment, AFI will reintroduce Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg (MBFWJ) for the Spring/ Summer season, in August 2016, at Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton City. This strategic shift by […]

About AFI Fastrack 2016

This year’s AFI Fastrack 2016 finalists Chesney Williams, Sibusiso Malete, Tayla Nguskos and Velly Setshego displayed a combination of dynamic qualities such as innovative design along with a strong social conscious and an edgy outlook that is imperative to the development of future fashion talent. The winners of the AFI Fastrack 2016 competition will receive […]

AFI Presents MBFWJ16 Fashion Daily

THE GOOD, THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE UNABASHED AFI’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week never cease to amaze, and this year was no exception. The event spectacle, whose aim is to showcase, promote and commercialise South African design talent, was held at Nelson Mandela Square. An apposite location as the emblematic statue of the late, great Nelson Mandela stands [...]

Fashion by numbers – Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2016

02 March 2016 – Models stride seamlessly down the runway – a sleek white canvas where perfectly coiffed hair and beautifully made-up faces provide the backdrop for the hottest, newest fashion trends to grace the shelves of favourite boutique stores, influencing the local fashion scene for the months – if not years – to come. […]

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2016 presents designer line-up

Established and emerging designers making waves on the local fashion scene will flaunt their fabulous collections on the runway. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2016 (MBFWJ) has announced this year’s inspiring line-up of designers who will bring South Africa’s extraordinary talent under the spotlight of the world stage from 10 – 12 March 2016 at Sandton […]

MBFWJ2016 Venue Announcement

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2016 takes centre stage at an iconic new venue South Africa’s premier fashion spectacular takes to the ramp in iconic Nelson Mandela Square and Sandton City 17 February 2016 – In what’s become the perfect fusion between Africa and South Africa’s leading fashion retail space and the continent’s premier fashion event.... [...]

Open model castings

Restricted to JHB casting only   To qualify to cast: Any Non- South African models must have a valid work permit Models must be a minimum height of 1.75m (female) and 1.83m (Men). Size 30-32. Models under the height restriction will not be seen Please ensure you wear fitted appropriate garments, preferably no jeans. Girls [...]