12 African Fashion Events That Attract Big Business

Written by Julia Austin

Events and festivals dedicated to African fashion are popping up all over the world. More manufacturers, designers and markets are recognizing that consumers want African designs, and these events are well attended. They’re creating opportunities for the fashion industries in Africa and the African diaspora. Some of the events help locals break into the commercial world of fashion, teaching them the finances and business behind fashion, and letting them show off their work on the runway. Here are 12 African fashion events that attract big business.