MASTERCLASSES are scheduled for 22 March, at The Ritz Hotel in Sea Point. Our commitment to nurturing emerging African talent is evident in AFI FAST TRACK- an incubator that equips designers to succeed in the business of fashion.
Experienced speakers from around the continent and home grown creatives will be sharing the stage engaging in topics that are the drive for the success of Fashion Business. Discussions with Alex Harris a Retail Consultant who will talk about Building a Commercial Range, and David Tlale, Fashion
Designer will look it to building the Niche Brand in the Business of Fashion to prepare upcoming fashion designers for the big market. Sarah Diouf Designer from Senegal and Jean Bruneau IP Lawyer from Adams & Adams will share their insightful knowledge on Cultural Appropriation, and IP Protection. One of the top 5 Futurist in Africa Merle O’Brien is not to be missed, she will look at The Unthinkable Future- fashion, textile, and wearable technologies.