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African Fashion Week Houston


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September 18 - 24, 2017

African Fashion Week Houston (AFWH) is the city's premier international fashion series that highlights the essence of African culture and aesthetics on the runway through a series of fashion shows, events, educational seminars, industry-focused workshops and special campaigns. Our annual week-long experience aims to promote world-class designer collections that push the envelope on style, while staying true to the traditions and inspiration of the African continent, and the diaspora. Fashion Week will start from Monday September 18 - Sunday September 24th, 2017

African Fashion Week Events:

Mon, Sept 18th:

Executive Reception,

Location: Ogun Art and Wine, 920 Studemont St #150, Houston, TX 77007

Time: 5pm - 10pm


Tue, Sept 19th:

African Fashion Week Houston Presents

Beauty and Make up Workshop

Location: Color De Jour, 3425 S Shepherd Dr #330, Houston, TX 77089

Time: 5pm - 10pm


Wed, Sept 20th:

DIY Ankara Block Print Workshop

Location: Ronin Art House

806 Richey St, Houston, TX 77002

Time: 5pm-9pm


Thurs, Sept 21:

Wine, Art and Culture

Location Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion

1500 Hermann Dr, Houston, TX 77004

Time 5pm -10pm


Fri, Sept 22:

Ankara 4 Seasons Fashion Show,

Location: Holiday Inn Houston – Westchase,

10609 Westpark Dr, Houston, TX 77042

Time: 5pm-9pm

Details: Ankara Fashion show with the focus on Ankara. This will include a marketplace also of vendors and designers


Silent Party After Party

Location: Aloft Downtown

820 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77002

Time: 10pm-2am



Sat, Sept 23:

AFWH /Love thy neighbor Community Fest

Location: Budweiser Brewery Experience

775 Gellhorn Dr

Houston, TX 77029

Time: 11am - 8pm


After Party

Location: Downtown Loft

Time: 10pm-2am



Sun, Sept 24:

Location: Houston Rental Studio

3118 Harrisburg Blvd Suite 101, Houston, TX 77003


The Market Place

Time: 12pm - 5pm


FOSE Kitoko Fashion Show

Time: 5pm - 8pm

Details: The Grand Fashion Show with approx. 10 fashion designers and we will implement a marketplace during reception and after reception as a meet and greet

After Party

Time: 9pm-2am




African Fashion Week Houston is pleased to announce the National Breast Cancer Foundation is our Partner Charity of the Year 2017!


For more information on Tickets, Models, Designers, Sponsorship, Vendor Relations, Volunteering, Internships and more, please contact us at


Furthermore, as reflected across many African cultures, our organization, Fall of Signature Essence (FOSE) believes in the value of community.AFWH supports aspiring professionals looking to enter the world of fashion through our partnerships with notable educational institutions within the Greater Houston area.

African Fashion Week Houston is pleased to announce the National Breast Cancer Foundationas ourPartner Charity of the Year for2017!

For more information relating to ticketing, models, designers, sponsorship, vendors, volunteers, interns, etc please contact us at

African Fashion Week Houston

P.O Box 460821

Houston, TX 77056


1.800.920.4655 Ext 5