AFRICAN FASHION FAIR: 10th – 20th Sept, Workshops & Seminars

10 – 20 September
Workshops & seminars: 500/- students, 1000/- adults
Fashion shows: 400/-
A team of Kenyan fashion designers, led by Lucy Rao of Rialto Fashions, bring you the inaugural African Fashion Fair, a fortnight of fashion displays, workshops, seminars and fashion shows.
The African Fashion Fair aims to empower Kenyan designers by nurturing and exposing local talent, creating employment and wealth generation opportunities, encouraging and exposing fashion and design students to professionalism and current fashion techniques, and creating awareness among the public at large for African fashion.
Workshops include ‘Figure Flattery’, ‘Transforming fabrics to haute couture’, ‘Tie & die and batik’, ‘Texturing’, ‘Street Fashion’, ‘Fashion Illustration’ and ‘Computer Aided fashion design’.
Seminars include ‘Transition from student designer to professional designer’, ‘Crafts and application to haute couture’, ‘Fashion Entrepreneurship’, ‘Establishing a successful fashion label’.
Fashion shows by leading East African designers
Fri. 19th and Sat. 20th Sept. at 6pm
For detailed programme, registration and further information contact: tel. (020) 2020659, 0720296009, 0733 994518; email:

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