The 3 reasons to attend the AFI Masterclass 2022

What are the key 2023 trends in fashion

Here are 3 reasons why fashion scholars, entrepreneurs and those interested in the business of fashion must attend the AFI Masterclass.

What are the key 2023 trends in fashion? Explore the 2023 Trends at the AFI Masterclass 2022

“African fashion is a bold political statement. It embraces our history of colour, texture, and symbolism in an amalgamation of modern trends” These are the words of AFI founder and executive chair, Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe. And they ring even truer today.

In this current environment, it is more important than ever to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to fashion. Hence the Africa Fashion International Masterclass has become one of the most important on the African fashion calendar and offers attendees the chance to do just that.

The AFI Masterclass has always hosted leading fashion and creative industry experts, who share their knowledge with attendees. With the focus on making sure that African creatives and fashion entrepreneurs are armed with information that will give them an edge in the global industry.

If you are looking for an opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business and get a leg up on your competition, then this is definitely an event you won’t want to miss!

Here are 3 reasons why fashion scholars, entrepreneurs and those interested in the business of fashion must attend the AFI Masterclass.

Expert Advice

The AFI Masterclass 2022 is all about Trends 2023. African fashion legend, Gavin Rajah will be leading the Trends and Sustainability conversation. He will be joined by fashion expert Felipe Mazibuko, and Cameroonian designer and founder of Kreyann’, Anna Ngann Yonn. Bronwyn Williams of Flux Trends will add to the conversation with her keynote address on the importance of sustainability. Attendees will not only have a better understanding of the fashion industry as a whole but also be armed with the skills and information needed to successfully launch their own businesses.

What are the key 2023 trends in fashion


The AFI Masterclass 2022 sets the scene and is a glimpse of the upcoming trends for 2023. But it’s not just about fashion trends, but more about how the ever-changing world we are in informs us as creatives. sustainability and the fashion industry storytelling that celebrates and unpacks the journey of the 15 years of empowering African fashion designers and the fashion community in Africa. The AFI Masterclass aims to demonstrate that AFI continues to grow, invigorate, and champion the fashion industry. An opportunity to have conversations about sustainability and the fashion industry with industry experts and network with thought leaders, creatives, and innovators.

Conversation and networking

When it comes to fashion, there is no substitute for networking and building relationships. The AFI Masterclass offers a unique opportunity to do just that. This is your chance to meet with, and learn from, some of the most influential people in the fashion industry. You’ll have the opportunity to network with other attendees, as well as the instructors themselves. This is a great way to make new contacts and learn about new opportunities. In addition, you’ll be able to see first-hand how the industry works, and get an inside look at what it takes to be successful.

The AFI Masterclass 2022 will take place on Saturday, November 19, 2022, at The Catalyst Hotel in Sandton.

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