African Fashion Week Toronto (AFWT) is a non-for-profit initiative produced in partnership with “Afro Centre for the arts”. The event occurs once a year (August) showcasing culture-rich events and brand launch activities.
AFWT spans across Toronto and brings exposure to various designers and brands including those from out of province and throughout the world.
This volunteer based platform takes pride in creating opportunities for our creative industry and providing an avenue to market new and existing brands.
meet the team
Head of Operations
Creative Director and Chief stylist
Head of Public Relations and Media Relations
Backstage and events manager
Events and volunteers coordinator
Events and special program Coordinator
Events and Style Coordinator
Events and Program Coordinator
Models and Media coordinator
Production & Events
2022 AFWT events
August 21st - 28th
Sunday August 21st
Wed, August 24th
Thursday Aug. 25th
Friday Aug. 26th
Sunday Aug. 28th
Aug. 21st - 28th
AFRICAN FASHION INDUSTRY AWARDS
African Fashion Industry Awards (AFIA) was created to celebrate and support the Afro Fashion Industry in Canada and Abroad. Through the recognition and promotion of outstanding achievement and emerging talent in Canadian fashion, AFIA is dedicated to generating a stronger appreciation and market for our creatives both in Canada and abroad and to the accessibility of the industry in the Canadian market.
STUDENT DESIGNER COMPETITION
Student Designer Competition is a non profit initiative for design schools and student designers to have the opportunity to showcase their vision in a competitive design exhibition