Fashion Focus Africa 2019

Fashion Focus Africa is a program that is dedicated to the growth and promotion of emerging talent in the African fashion industry. In partnership with FETS Wallet, Avivere and Sunlight, Fashion Focus presents unique opportunities for emerging talents to harness their skills through business development workshops, creative workshops, and mentorships. This long opportunity affords five young designers with some of the tools they need to grow.

Phase 1:
Applications and Screening

August 26th – September 20th, 2019

Applications open to all brands across Africa. Selection committee screens applicants to advance to the next round.

Phase 2:
Semi Finalists Presentations

October 24th, 2019

15 semi-finalists invited to present their collections during a one on one session with the selection committee at Lagos Fashion Week.
10 brands are eliminated.

Phase 3:
Fashion Focus Finalists

January 2020

The Fashion Focus 5 for 2019 – 2020 are announced.

Applications close on September 20, 2019