African Fashion Week London 2012 Model Casting Information


Africa Fashion Week London which is the largest African Caribbean Fashion event in Europe will be taking place on the 3rd & 4th August at Spitalfields, London in the middle of the Olympics and it is expected that over 10,000 visitors from around the world will attend to watch the show over 2 days, as well as over 60 designers will be showcasing.


·  AFWL will ONLY HAVE ONE DAY  of casting on Sunday 17th June

·  Models must arrive by 1pm (and if you are successful you must expect to wait, so do not have anything planned for that day)

·  Any model that arrives after 3pm WILL NOT BE SEEN

·  MODELS WILL BE PAID A FLAT FEE OF £100, food and refreshments would be provided on all 4 days that we would need you for

·  Models must commit to all of the following days

o   Fitting days 28th & 29th July – all day on both days

o   Show days 3rd & 4th August – all days on both days

The casting is open to

o   Models of all colors and ethnicity are needed

o   Female models must be a minimum height of 5.8 and above (please note that we will only take exceptional models that are 5.8)

o   Female UK dress sizes from 6 to 12

o   Male models must be a minimum height of 5.11

o   Female models must wear black/blue fitted jeans and a white vest top and must also bring black only, high heel stiletto shoes (minimum height 4 inches)

  • Male models must wear black/blue fitted jeans and a white vest top

o   ALL MODELS – must bring a 5 by 6 printed colour picture (head shot) which must be left behind and will not be returned – please ensure that you print your name, email address and phone number on the back of the picture (pictures on laptops, ipads, websites, phones etc would not be accepted)

o   All models would have to complete a form and sign a model release form

o   You must know your statistics so make sure you are measured before attending – stats needed for female models is height, bust and cup size, waist, hips, dress  and shoe size

o   Male models must know the following stats – height, chest, collar size, waist and shoe size

·   This is an open casting so you can tell friends and family



The address for the casting is

§  Distillers Bar (Red Room)
64 Fulham Palace Road
London W6 9PH


Please do not email us with any queries about the casting as they will not be answered.


We look forward to seeing you on the 17th June.