AFRICA FASHION UP fashion show – THE FIRST MAJOR PARISIAN EVENT DEDICATED TO CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN FASHION 2023
Date : 7 July
Schedule : 5.30 pm
Venue : Musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, 25 Quai Jacques Chirac, 75007 Paris, France
A call for entries
The African fashion industry continues to evolve and a new culture is blossoming, driven by young designers who want to do things their own way. These young designers, mostly based in Africa, are competing with designers from all over the world for the quality and beauty of their creations, but they still need to make themselves known.
Africa Fashion UP
Africa Fashion UP invites young African talents, selected by a specialized international committee, to present their creations during a fashion show dedicated to them in Paris.
This selection committee bases its decisions on the following criteria:
Conditions of participation
Be a young African fashion designer OR from the diaspora
Be less than 40 years old
Have designed at least two collections of women’s, men’s or unisex ready-to-wear.
Design and marketing of at least two ready-to-wear collections
* Quality of the creations presented
* Quality and professionalism of the visuals provided
* Background and experience of the designer
* Number of shows per show (at least 6 outfits)
* Style and source of inspiration
Africa Fashion UP : Awards
The 5 winners will receive the following awards:
An invitation to present their collection at the Africa Fashion Up show in Paris.
* Promotion on all our social networks and in our media partners
* Thematic masterclasses delivered by experts from prestigious fashion houses
* An exclusive tour that will allow them to immerse themselves in the heart of Parisian and international fashion
* Participation in a business training program delivered by the renowned HEC business school
* A six-month mentoring program
* The opportunity to exhibit and sell their collection on an international online store
AFRICA FASHION UP 2022 SHOW
On Friday, September 16, at the end of an exceptional fashion show held at the Hotel Salomon de Rothschild in Paris, the jury of the Africa Fashion Up program has designated two winners ex-aequo among the five finalists designers: the young South African designer Jacques Bam and the Rwandan designer Muyishime Edi Patrick. Each was crowned « Designer Africa Fashion Up 2022 ».
Created at the initiative of Valerie Ka, international top model, Africa Fashion Up is conceived as both a program and a fashion show whose goal is to accompany the contemporary African fashion in full effervescence.
This edition was supported by Balenciaga, Binance Charity, Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann, Sisley and HEC Paris, partners, and on the media side by Trace, Brut, France Médias Monde, Brune magazine and 35°Nord.
Africa Fashion Up: Valerie Ka honors fashion talents.
After having walked the runway for the greatest designers, from Yves Saint Laurent to Jean-Paul Gaultier, via Vivienne Westwood and Alphadi, model Valérie Ka founded « Share Africa », a platform of projects that aims to highlight those who undertake and create in Africa.
Her goal is to encourage a vibrant African fashion, between tradition and modernity, between heritage and international openness.
Creations honored during the Africa Fashion Up event that just took place in Paris.
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