09 July 2015 – A stellar line-up of South Africa’s most coveted and promising new designers will reveal their Spring/Summer collections at the greatly anticipated Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town (MBFWCT), set to take to the runway from 30 July to 1 August 2015 at The V&A Waterfront’s The Watershed and North Wharf.
African Fashion International (AFI), the gateway to refined African fashion and organiser of MBFWCT 2015, is proud to announce this year’s designer showcase, which includes KLûK CGDT, Marianne Fassler, David Tlale, Stefania Morland, Leigh Schubert, Dax Martin, Habits, Adriaan Kuiters, Imprint, Lalesso, Michelle Ludek, W35T, Ruald Rheeder, Danielle Margaux, Lara Klawikowski, Tart, Shana, Ruff Tung, Goose Homme and Xipixi.
“We have worked around the clock to ensure that AFI’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2015 continues to exceed the exceptionally high expectations and standards of the fashion industry by showcasing the best design talent South Africa has to offer. We look forward to our designers revealing their inspirational Spring/Summer collections to our local and international visitors, against the backdrop of one of the city’s most breathtakingly beautiful venues,” says Sizwe Nzimande, group marketing executive of AFI.
AFI has published the daily show schedule, building anticipation and providing dedicated fashion followers the opportunity to plan which shows to attend. All but two shows will take place at The North Wharf, which provides the perfect backdrop for a trend-setting lifestyle event that celebrates fashion as one of the most exciting and innovative industries in South Africa.
David Tlale and KLûK CGDT will reveal their collections at intriguing offsite venues that will be announced in due course, adding a further layer of variety and diversity to an already thrilling lineup.
The current show schedule for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2015 is:
Thursday 30 July 2015
17h00 – Goose Homme / Xipixi at The North Wharf
18h10 – Marianne Fassler at The North Wharf
19h20 – Stefania Morland at The North Wharf
20h30 – Habits at The North Wharf
21h30 – Adriaan Kuiters at The North Wharf
Friday 31 July 2015
18h10 – Lalesso at The North Wharf
19h20 – Michelle Ludek / W35T at The North Wharf
20h30 – Dax Martin at The North Wharf
21h45 – Ruald Rheeder / Imprint at The North Wharf
Saturday 1 August 2015
10h00 – David Tlale at an offsite venue to be confirmed
16h00 – Danielle Margaux / Lara Klawikowski at The North Wharf
17h10 – AFI Next Generation at The North Wharf
18h20 – Tart / Shana at The North Wharf
19h30 – Leigh Schubert / Ruff Tung at The North Wharf
20h45 – KLûK CGDT at an offsite venue to be confirmed
“We have created a riveting, fast-paced schedule of visual extravaganzas where our exceptionally talented designers will be able to reveal their visions for the future of fashion at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2015,” says Nzimande.
“We’re also extremely excited that our new venue at The Watershed and North Wharf has made it possible for us to create a far more social environment than ever before, giving our guests the chance to catch up with friends, network with colleagues, and discuss the highlights of each show. Our sponsors and partners, including Mercedes-Benz, M.A.C, ghd and DStv have also gone all out to help us create a truly memorable experience.”
Tickets prices range from R100 to R250 depending on the show and can be purchased at Webtickets (www.webtickets.co.za).