Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Inside Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2017


Maxhosa By Laduma

The leading New York based international fashion, entertainment and lifestyle network – brings the latest and the biggest fashion event in Africa to the world, the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2017.


African Fashion International’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week events are well-known and accredited in the industry as being the most lavish and prestigious on the continent. Only the finest established designers and the best emerging creatives are handpicked and invited to showcase their next season’s collections. This year’s event proved yet again why African design and patterns are highly regarded and are hotly trending globally.


In Inside Fashion Week AFI Cape Town 2017, the channel will showcase the highlights of the most talked about shows including from the world-renowned South African designers: David Tlale, whose work is always eye-catching and provocative; and Gavin Rajah who is known for his exquisite tailoring and haute couture designs. Also a crowd favorite is Senegalese fashion designer Adama Paris interpretation of the feminine version of ‘Sapeur’ for the multicultural contemporary women. This show has it all, from behind the scenes, model casting, backstage hair and makeup, celebrity interviews and of course, great African street style.


“Through our marketing events, such as the recently held Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town, African Fashion International offers a unique and unparalleled experience for all our stakeholders. Audiences are able to immerse themselves in the rich diversity, culture, and talent on and off the runway, while designers are exposed to great commercial opportunities,” Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe, AFI Founder and CEO.

Taibo Bacar


  1. That is cringe worth looking at those people.

    How is this relevant exactly on here?

    I am wearing a long skirt but I know no one is interested in that, so why exactly are we being fed these nonentities with little to no education hiding behind the blanket of fashion.



  2. These shouldn’t be the preoccupations of black Africans. We have no water in the municipalities, children are walking long distances for education, public services and amenities are in a deplorable state. Yet we want to mask it all with good clothes and cologne. The white man’s got a choke hold on our future. Choke hold!

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