Mozambique brand JAUA and Cameroon based Alexander II Akande will showcase their newest collection at the Africa Fashion Week London 2016 (AFWL 2016).
JAUA and Alexander II Akande will showcase their newest collection at the Africa Fashion Week London 2016 (AFWL 2016).
The fashion event set to hold at the London Olympia West Hall on 9th and 10th September 2016 will see designers from different parts of the world showing their latest collection at the fashion week.
JAUA is a Mozambique based fashion brand known for her delicate and largely tribal styles for unique body frames while Alexander II Akande is a Cameroonian brand known for the fusion of eclectic African elements into its creation.
Fast gaining a reputation as a medium of exporting upcoming Nigerian brands to the world, Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) and Africa Fashion Week Nigeria (AFWN) have both created a unique platform that celebrates the best of Africa by showcasing her creativity and colours to the world.
Upcoming Nigeria based brand O'Saunders, Victoria Grace, AAugust and Sherene Melinda have all been confirmed as designers showing at this year's event in London.
"Jaua is in honour of the members of Ajaua tribe of northern Mozambique, where the designers paternal grandmother was born and where the woman had a central role in command of the tribe, took care of the people and the land.
JAUA Brand of exclusive clothing is made for you, to value the strengths of your body and balancing your silhouette. Each woman with an unique body and shape. Create each piece thinking about the members of an urban tribe we belong.
The inspiration for this collection are the stripes and straight lines, black and white, mix of materials, different textures".
Alexander II Akande
"Born in Cameroon, Alexander Akande grew up across the world - Nigeria, Cameroon, DR Congo, Kenya, France, Italy, U.K. This wealth of cultural experience is vividly expressed in his work. The focus of the brand is on creating quality garments that challenge the perception of African design drawing on the designer's global cultural experiences and rich cultural heritage".
Date: 9th to 10th September 2016
Venue: London Olympia West Hall, Kensington London
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