Our Fashion Events

African Fashion International (AFI) is a pioneering fashion organisation that produces first-rate fashion weeks and events. Established with the goal of introducing African fashion to the world, we host two premier events annually: Cape Town Fashion Week in the early months and Joburg Fashion Week at the end of the year. Our events offer a broad range of African fashion, design, and style to an international viewing audience.

Upcoming Events

AFI Cape Town Fashion Week 2023

After a two-year absence, AFI is returning to the mother city with Cape Town Fashion Week from 22nd – 25th March 2023. Hosted at the CTICC, this event featuring fashion trends that combine art and design with technology is sure to be a stimulating environment for many different audiences eager to share their knowledge and network.

Previous Events

AFI Joburg Fashion Week 2022

AFI Fashion Week Joburg 2022 showcased the latest collections from Pan-African designers. Excitement was palpable among attendees at the prospect of seeing what the African fashion landscape could look like in the future, with boundaries being explored and pushed through new silhouettes and styles.

AFI 2nd Annual Power to Empower 2022

African Fashion International held its second annual Power To Empower experience to culminate National Women's Month. This gathering saw women from various backgrounds come together to honour the accomplishments of female visionaries and strive to learn from one another.

Black Industrialists Expo 2022

African Fashion International invited 16 designers to be part of the producer’s exhibition at the Black Industrialist and Exporters Conference. The expo took place on July 20, 2022 at the Sandton Convention Centre and it showcased the capabilities of Black Industrialists and highlighted their contribution to various industrial sectors of the economy.

AFI x Forbes - Botswana 2022

From April 26-27, 2022, AFI presented the Forbes AFI Fashion experience at the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit, featuring rising creative talent from Botswana and beyond. Attendees were given the opportunity to admire creations of AFI associated designers in the showroom in Kasane and purchase any items they fancied.

AFI x Forbes - Abu Dhabi 2022

African Fashion International, in partnership with Forbes, held the 30/50 Summit between March 6-9, 2022 in honour of International Women's Day. During the event, AFI showcased a fashion show featuring Pan-African designers as they presented their creative visions to some of the most influential women around the world.

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AFI has established itself as an all-encompassing home for African creatives and the Home of African Luxury.