“Ofurre” Designs wins 2016 AFW Student Designer Award

“Ofuure” Designs captures coveted Student Designer Award at 2016 African Fashion Week Photos: Justin Bennett Fashion designer Tehilah Abakasanga could barely contain her excitement on winning the Student Designer Competition held as part of the 2016 African Fashion Week (AFW) in Toronto, Canada recently. The fourth edition of AFW featured several haute couture events, showcasing designers of African descent or with an afro-centric aesthetic, from August 18th-21st. The Student Designer Competition was held on Day 2 and saw several student designers go head to head in a battle of innovative,…

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African Fashion Week Toronto

African Fashion Week Toronto (#AFWT2016) presented by the Fashion Ready Foundation Celebrates its 4th year inside Design Exchange August 18th – August 21st 2016 TORONTO, ON (July 29th, 2016) – Join us as we celebrate fashion, style, and diversity at the fourth edition of one of Toronto’s most anticipated fashion events, African Fashion Week Toronto (AFWT) presented by the Fashion Ready Foundation (FRF). In the last four years, the AFWT platform has helped to support Toronto’s unique and diverse cultural heritage whilst contributing to the fashion and tourism market in…

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