Afrik Fashion Week: Dazzling haute couture in Abidjan. The 16th edition of Afrik Fashion Week which took place on 17 and 18 March 2023 at the Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire has kept all its promises.
Afrik Fashion Week
This great appointment 2023 of African fashion has mobilized footballers and great designers. Also wearing the seal of a great mass of the entire ecosystem of textiles and clothing, cosmetics and accessories around the theme “Youth, Fashion and Cultural Diversity”.
Big names known in the Ivorian soccer world including Tiéné Siaka, Zokora Didier, Arouna Koné, Traoré Kandia and the artist’ Manadja, member of the famous Ivorian group Magic System have paraded for a creator specializing in large evening boubous.
For this edition, it is the model Aisha NGoila who is the muse worn on the walls.
This Afrik Fashion Week 16 was punctuated by an exhibition at the skating rink of the Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire of designers and fashion houses unveiling their new collections of ready-to-wear and haute-couture, but also and above all, two major fashion shows in the evenings.
Afrik Fashion Week: Dazzling haute couture in Abidjan
The general commissioner and promoter of the event, Isabelle Anoh, said that this edition has brought together 30 designers and 60 models from several countries. So she expressed her gratitude to all those who have supported her since the creation of the event, 16 years ago.
The Minister of Tourism, Siandou Fofana, expressed his joy to the public that has mobilized massively for this celebration of fashion that boosts tourism in Côte d’Ivoire. Indeed, he praised the determination of the promoter and also instructed his services to align The famous Fashion Week in Africa on the major events of his department promising to further popularize it among his peers.
This meeting, full of color, of African haute-couture, is established as an unavoidable continental crossroads.