Call to participate in the African Designers for Tomorrow

Genre : Calls for papers
Contact details African Designers for Tomorrow
Principal country concerned : Column : Fashion
Release/publication date : 2014
Published on : 18/07/2014
Source : Arterial Network Kenya

FA254 is proud to be launching African Designers for Tomorrow in July, the first international platform to give emerging African designers a door to European Market. African Designers for Tomorrow (ADFT) is organized by FA254 in collaboration with ESMOD International Fashion School Berlin and Vogue Germany.

For minore formation on the Award, Jury, Requirements and Application: FA254 Website. Click here.

The Deadline for Applications is 20 August 2014.


The competition will shine a spotlight on some of Africa's brightest young talent at a time when the African luxury goods are becoming increasingly popular and marketable on the world stage.

The winner will have the possibility to present their collection during Berlin Fashion Week 2015. The category winners of the competition will have the opportunity to produce their product with internationally renowned fashion companies.

Young African designers based in Kenya are encouraged to submit a portfolio of their work to FA254′s official website to have the chance to take their work to the next level.  The competition features an international jury chaired by Vogue Germany chief editor Christiane Arp. FA254 discovers and promotes new talents in order to rebrand Africa through young and creative minds. Our vision is to celebrate contemporary African richness and creativity.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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