From Feb. 19 to Feb. 22, international fashion designers will gather to celebrate what is being touted as “Florida’s first African Fashion Week.” Leading designers and emerging artists from the African diaspora will make an appearance during the week, showing the audience an emergence of playful colors and prints.
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Throughout the week, designers, music, culture and art from around the globe will be showcased, and community leaders will be honored for their work in education and personal commitment to the African heritage.
The 2015 edition will also focus on the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center and recognize the organization for their long-term dedication and efforts in support of young artists and helping to diversify the cultural arts industry.
(WATCH: Check out video footage of last year’s event below.)
Ankara Miami 2014 Recap from Ankara Miami, Inc. on Vimeo.
The event, in its fourth annual production, is presented by Ankara Miami, along with sponsors including Macy’s, Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, Toyota of North Miami, Arik Air and more.
Ankara Miami Fashion Week Schedule
02/19 VIP Meet & Greet | Private Location
02/20 Runway Showcase | Toyota of North Miami
02/21 Runway Showcase II | Kovens Conference Center
02/22 Pop-Up Shop | Alessandra Gold Concept Store
For the complete schedule and additional information, click here.