Lush Africa partners Latitude 13 in Africa Fashion Festival 2nd edition in Malawi

Following last year’s first edition of Africa Fashion Festival which took place from Friday 25th to 26th November at BICC, Lush Africa in association with Latitude 13 Hotel will hold a three day fashion events from 24 -26th of November 2017 at the Latitude hotel.

The three day event will have fashion shows from renowned Africa designers, music artists, shoppers paradise where by people will be able to buy African arts and craft and fashion items from the designers.

“This year Lush Africa and Latitude 13 Hotels have teamed up to bring back the epitome of fashion in Malawi. Last year’s event was a success and we are back by public demand,” Lorraine Mopiwa Kljajic, Lush Africa manager told Nyasa Times.

Models at RVK Festival in Malawi

Lush Events manager Lorraine Mopiwa (Left) in a Wati designed skirt

Model showcasing the fashion

She added: “We have decided to include music, arts and craft as a way of celebrating the African creative and entertainment industry. Lush Africa has also teamed up with Nigerian and Tanzania fashion Organisers to bring a bigger and premium fashion show to Malawi.”

Mopiwa Kljajic then disclosed that designer applications are now open, urging interested designers to send profiles to [email protected].

Latitude 13 Hotel Marketing and Sales Manager Bridgette Sadyalunda said Latitude is proud to be partnering and hosting the event at the hotel as a way of recognizing fashion as an art.

“We were impressed with Africa Fashion Show last year, the show saw Malawians and expatriates coming together to appreciate fashion from across Africa.

In 2016, before the two nights of glamour and fabulosity in the first edition of Africa Fashion Festival, Latitude 13 Hotel hosted a cocktail to welcome international designers.

The main showdown attracted both local and international 20 designers and 25 models.

Among others, Nyalisa wear, Mafrica (UK-Malawi), Sandra Designs (Uganda), Adam’s Needle, Bonono Merchants (Lesotho), Esnart Nkosi (South Africa) showcased at the event with music performances from Lulu, Dali, Blaze and John Paulo.

 

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