The annual ‘Africa Fashion Week London’ event returned to a new venue at Olympia, promising to be bigger and better. The first day event (Friday 8th August) promised to showcase some stunning African inspired creations from 29 fashion designers. As well as capturing highlights from the days runway we managed to catch up with some fashionistas out there who came to impress.
One of Africa's top fashion bloggers, Tsholo Dikobe Brand Ambassador Africa Fashion Week London 2014.
Dibo wearing matching handbag and shirt combo by Eliolo Design.
Katrinah Phenyo from Botswana (Miss Teen Commonwealth International) wearing a lime green Kitenge flared dress (Angelina print) by Touch of Africa.
Tai from Zimbabwe who attended her first ever AFWL event. Fusing african inspired fashion with high street style, wearing a headscarf using a South African fabric, Ghanaian Kente fabric belt, and African inspired jewellery.
Triple threat ladies from Mali who came down to support their friend Mia by Mia Nisbet, wearing Angelina print dress. The Angelina print was extremely popular with the ladies at AFWL.
Husband and wife duo Usi and Sam Egbuson from Nigeria. Wearing matching print outfits made especially for them in Nigeria, with gold embroidery and embellishment.
Halima Hosh wearing her own jewellery and fashion collection from her label Fresh and Different
Photo by Bilen Shifferaw | Ethio Beauty Magazine