About AFWChicago

Our mission is to open up the conversation about African fashion in Chicago. We want to provide African & African-inspired designers and artists alike with a prominent platform to showcase their work. 

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DIY Chic

We are thrilled to bring to you a fresh monthly segment that appeals to everyone who delights in fashion, whether they call themselves a fashionista or not.

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Shows, Events & Highlights

Check out videos, interviews and highlights from our Annual Fashion Week Shows & Events!

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Designer Spotlight

The Abaya Dake Collection Q. What makes your design “African”, and how do you think African fashion has changed over the years? A. “I’m African so everything that I create will always be African. It’s a right my creations will inherit whether or not they look “African.” African fashion is growing into a global phenomenon. […]

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Latest Posts

African Fashion Week Chicago

September 22, 2014 | No Comments


African Fashion Week Chicago will be making it’s debut in Chicago on September 2014. The first fashion…

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AFWChicago Photo Campaign 2014

June 28, 2014 | No Comments


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