Scheduled for 2nd-4th December 2016 at The national museum Dar Es Salaam ,Swahili Fashion Week is back and blazing as 2016 marks the Ninth edition of the Annual Event. Swahili Fashion Week is a platform founded and created by celebrated Pan African couturier from Tanzania, Mustafa Hassanali in year 2008.It is aimed at emphasizing to the region that fashion is an income generating creative industry, meanwhile promoting a “Made in Africa”concept.
Being the biggest and largest annual fashion event in the whole of East and Central Africa, Swahili Fashion Week has quite a massive following all over the world. It provides platforms for fashion and accessory designers from Swahili speaking countries and beyond to showcase their talent, market their creativity and network with clientele and the international fashion industry.
Having initiated a dynamic and promising platform for the fashion industry in the region, Swahili Fashion Week is now geared towards being the most sought out after fashion platform in Africa for the international market. Next month is definitely a highlight for all fashionistas as they await this event two weeks from now especially now that one of our own Sam Baranga aka Big Sam is nominated.