GLAM AFRICA UK Launch set for London Fashion Week February 2015
Glam Africa UK is a new platform established to promote African fashion and culture in London and surrounding areas through a yearly fashion show, daily updated fashion/ lifestyle website and free glossy fashion/ lifestyle magazine which will be distributed in London.
Glam Africa Fashion Night (GAFN) is a unique fashion party that will attract 800 fashionable guests and it will hold during London Fashion Week, February 2015. The event, which will be the first of a series of such annual events, will showcase exquisite collections from 15 luxury African Fashion designers. They will be mainly established African designers most of whom have clothed international celebrities.
The fashion show which is being tagged A Night Of Fashion, Glamour and music will include performances and entertainment from African and British artistes. As well as the UK audience, a number of guests – high profile personalities and celebrities will fly in from different African countries to attend the event. GAFN will hold in a glamorous central London venue which will be announced shortly.
GAFN will also double as the launch of the cosmopolitan new age African fashion handbook – Glam Africa Magazine. This will be a medium to target Africans in London and surrounding areas through print media. It will be a free glossy fashion/lifestyle magazine which will be printed monthly and distributed at upmarket and high traffic locations.
The magazine will focus on modern fashion for men and women, showcasing mainly works of African fashion designers. A large section of the magazine will be dedicated to beauty, lifestyle, food and travel. Each issue will have fashion editorials, features from celebrated guest writers, celebrity interviews and fashion shots for the cover With over 1 Million Africans living in the UK and 13% of Londoners being of full Black descent, Glam Africa UK intends to fill a gap In the community by creating its fashion and cultural platforms. Glam Africa will also launch a daily updated fashion and lifestyle website/forum in December 2014 to increase its online audience and popularity.
Photographer: David Olsan
Hair/ Makeup: Flora Losilo
Stylist/ Hair Accessorising: Crystal Deroche
Models: Roxanne Macherzyńska | Jacqueline Damelle | Helena Mambo
Black Dress: Jessica Baah | Black/ White Trouser and Blue Dress: Sholly Jaay | Pink Dress: Pied a Terre
Ethnic Accessories: Anita Quansah
Silver headpiece: Jewellery T