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ABOUT AFWT

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.

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meet the team

Isaac Ansah (Operations)
Isaac Ansah (Operations)

Head of Operations

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Anita Aboagye / Management
Anita Aboagye / Management

Business Relations

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Brenda Foreman / Creative Director
Brenda Foreman / Creative Director

Creative Director and Chief stylist

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Erika Enyolu / Head PR
Erika Enyolu / Head PR

Head of Public Relations and Media Relations

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Natacha Sika / Events Manager
Natacha Sika / Events Manager

Backstage and events manager

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Charlene Adjogah / Events Coordinator
Charlene Adjogah / Events Coordinator

Events and volunteers coordinator

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Yvonne Ben / Events Coordinator
Yvonne Ben / Events Coordinator

Events and special program Coordinator

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Natalia Thompson / Events & Style Coordinator
Natalia Thompson / Events & Style Coordinator

Events and Style Coordinator

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Nicollette Bryan / Events Coordinator
Nicollette Bryan / Events Coordinator

Events and Program Coordinator

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Nini Amerlise / Models & Media Coordinator
Nini Amerlise / Models & Media Coordinator

Models and Media coordinator

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Shamar Ralph (Production)
Shamar Ralph (Production)

Production & Events

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2022 AFWT events

AFWT 2022

August 21st - 28th 

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OPENING DAY PARTY

Sunday August 21st

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Exhibition & Networing Event

Wed, August 24th

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High Fashion Designer Shows

Thursday Aug. 25th

Friday Aug. 26th

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Afro Fashion Industry Awards

Sunday Aug. 28th

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FULL AFWT 2022 EVENT LIST

Aug. 21st - 28th 

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Affiliated Events

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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.

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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

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FACE OF AFWT

The event will provide an amazing opportunity for models to make new contacts and develop or enhance their modeling portfolio