Mary Martin London and Laura Jane Fashion are new designers set to showcase their latest collections at the Africa Fashion Week London 2016.
Mary Martin London is a fast rising award winning brand has presented across international runways and has been featured on British and Ireland’s Next Top Model.
Laura Jane Fashion has Caribbean and Zimbabwean roots which reflect in the brand's unique blend of Afro and modern styles in its creations.
The fashion week back for the 6th edition set to hold at London Olympia West Hall, Kensington London on September 9th to 10th 2016 will amongst the offerings for this year hold a debut conference centred around the 'globalization of African Fashion' where notable people in the industry will form keynote speakers.
Featured topics including the 'Place of African fashion in the global market: Problems, prospects and perspectives', 'Youth empowerment through the fashion industry', 'The growth of the African Garment Industry: why multinationals are using Africa in their supply chain' and 'Exploitation or Big Business?: the use of African artisan craft in major fashions without credit' and more will form major discussions.
Thia year's edition will feature over 60 designers on five catwalks and fashion exhibition as well as side attractions/entertainment.
About Mary Martin London
Award winning fashion designer Mary Martin began a career in the music industry and enjoyed years of success as a vocalist and an artist manager, but her passion for fashion continued to grow.
Today, Mary Martin's collections have been gaining recognition as a go-to for looks on the red carpet and featured on shows such as Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model Catwalk Show, SKY'S Fashion TV, and has received international accolades including being honoured as the "Best Designer" at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival 2015 in Accra, Ghana out of forty four designers.
About Laura Jane
Laura Jane Fashions creates multi functional garments that empower the wearer. By asking this simple question 'What if one garment could form an entire wardrobe?' Laura Jane created a transformable collection that shaped the brand and answered that question.
The brand proudly uses unique combinations of print and texture to produce outstanding and incredible shape in each garment. Non-traditional methods of pattern cutting and designing through the use of drape, sees fashion from a unique perspective, where the possibilities seem endless. The brand recognizes both African and British influences, combining culture and celebrating both styles.
Laura Jane Fashions is representing the Caribbean and Zimbabwe.
Date: 9th to 10th September 2016
Venue: London Olympia West Hall, Kensington London
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