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Inside Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2017

Feature on African Fashion International’s (AFI) Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week


May 10, 2017 New York, Fashion One Fashion One – the leading New York based international fashion, entertainment and lifestyle network – brings the latest and the biggest fashion event in Africa  to the world, the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2017.


African Fashion International’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week events are well-known and accredited in the industry as being the most lavish and prestigious on the continent. Only the finest established designers and the best emerging creatives are handpicked and invited to showcase their next season’s collections. This year’s event proved yet again why African design and patterns are highly regarded and are hotly trending globally.


In Inside Fashion Week AFI Cape Town 2017, the channel will showcase the highlights of the most talked about shows including from the world-renowned South African designers: David Tlale, whose work is always eye-catching and provocative; and Gavin Rajah who is known for his exquisite tailoring and haute couture designs. Also a crowd favorite is Senegalese fashion designer Adama Paris interpretation of the feminine version of ‘Sapeur’ for the multicultural contemporary women. This show has it all, from behind the scenes, model casting, backstage hair and makeup, celebrity interviews and of course, great African street style.


“Through our marketing events, such as the recently held Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town, African Fashion International offers a unique and unparalleled experience for all our stakeholders. Audiences are able to immerse themselves in the rich diversity, culture, and talent on and off the runway, while designers are exposed to great commercial opportunities,” Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe, AFI Founder and CEO.


Inside Fashion Week AFI Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town 2017 will be featured on following schedules and channels:


May 12 at 21:30 & May 13 at 19:30 (CAT)
Mauritius Telecom (channel 71)
DStv (channel 178)
GOtv (channel 56)
Kwese TV (channel 450)
May 12 at 21:00 & May 13 at 21:30 (EAT)
Zuku Official (channel 720)

May 12 at 22:00 & May 13 at 22:30
Parabole Maurice (channel 83)







About Fashion One
New York based Fashion One is a global lifestyle and entertainment TV network for women, giving audiences the latest updates and exclusive interviews with designers and celebrities. From fashion documentaries to tips on how to achieve the latest look, Fashion One has the ultimate backstage pass to keep you looking your best. Being one of the most distributed special interest channels, our network reaches an audience of more than 400 million in more than 44 countries. For more information, please visit



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