As we prepare towards the 2011 edition from 10-12 November at the National Museum in Dar es Salaam, Swahili Fashion week will make its DEBUT showcase in Arusha, the Head quarters of the EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY, on 8 October at The Mount Meru Hotel. This is aimed at taking the work of designers regionally and sensitize Fashion as Business to the EAST AFRICAN community.”
Swahili Fashion Week is a fast growing platform for fashion and accessory designers from Swahili speaking countries and the African continent to showcase their talent, market their creativity and network with clientele and the international fashion industry.
This is all aimed at emphasizing to the region that fashion is an income generating creative industry, while promoting a “Made in Africa” concept.
Founded by celebrated Tanzanian couturier, Mustafa Hassanali, in 2008, Swahili Fashion Week now in its fourth year, has become the biggest annual fashion event in the whole of East and Central Africa.
SWAHILI FASHION WEEK 2011 is scheduled to take place between 10th to 12th NOVEMBER, Dar es Salaam, bringing together 50 Designers celebrating 50 years of Tanzanian Independence.
For more information, please visit http://swahilifashionweek.com/