Africa Fashion Week London 2015: 4 Designers To Look Out For

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It's almost that time of the year again, where African fashion lovers get to watch and shop African fashion and accessories at the annual Africa Fashion Week London 2015 on the 7th and 8th of August, with tickets now available to purchase! Now in its 5th year, we have seen and met some fabulous fashion designers and creatives at the event, and below are is our pick of this year's designers, we think you should absolutely look out for.

NOIR by Ndeyfatou Ceesay

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Founded in The Gambia by Ndeyfatou Ceesay, Noir is a line that mixes bohemian chic trends and West African detailing expertise to create eclectic and sophisticated styles.

SORAYA DA PIEDADE

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Soraya da Piedade is an Angolan fashion designer, whose collection boasts of bold, striking and detailed designs that are classic, elegant and innovative.

ATHAENA BRIDE

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It is after all wedding season and Athaena, a luxury bridal and evening-wear brand will be showcasing its elegant and graceful designs on the catwalk at AFWL. The brand's garments are made from fine silks and fabrics, sourced from around the globe.

NOMADE'S

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Nomade's is a brand whose collection is created using fabrics and craftsmanship techniques from all over Africa thereby creating distinct modern trendy and unique pieces. Founded by two young stylists - Mariam Diop et Fatimatou Sarr, the brand works exclusively with women's cooperatives in the individual countries they visit, with whom they form a long-term partnership as a new collection is birthed.

For more information on Africa Fashion Week London and tickets, click here