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African Fashion: Six Fashion Designers To Watch Out For During Nairobi Fashion Week In 2022

Posted On : November 17, 2022

Ann Mumbi


The season’s newest designs will be showcased during Nairobi Fashion Week (NFW) in November 2022 at Sarit Expo Center. From Friday, November 25 through Sunday, November 27, new collections from 25 designers will be unveiled on the runway. on the basis of

Since the start of Nairobi Fashion Week in 2013, six seasons have passed, according to founder and creative director James Brian. “Over the years, the NFW has demonstrated that it is a welcoming platform for aspiring and seasoned designers as well as fashion fans. It is an unquenchable inferno of glitz and glam that probes every crevice of fashion, from elegant and composed to blazing and bold. Because of this, we are thrilled to bring it back after the Covid-19 pandemic’s sad era ”

Rose Palhares From Angola
Born in Angola, Rose Palhares moved to Portugal when she was twelve years old. She always had a fascination for fashion design as a child, and she received her training in Brazil. She started her profession as a hairdresser in her home nation, fulfilling a childhood desire.

With studios in Lisbon and Luanda, she now splits her time between the two countries. Day 2’s performances by Palhares.

Nonnistics From Nigeria
Atelier in Lagos Nonye of Nonnistics once worked in banking, where she excelled at doing math. She has now applied the same devotion to the fields of fashion and design. Nonye was born, raised, and attended school in Owerri, Imo State.
Nonye was born, raised, and attended school in Owerri, Imo State.  She most recently presented during New York Fashion Week. On November 26th, check out her SS23 collection at Nairobi Fashion Week.

Chema Chetu From Kenya
Chema Chetu is a Kenyan leather goods company recognized for its incredibly imaginative yet useful bags, totes, and purses. Evelyne Wanjiku is the brand’s creator and chief designer.

Evelyne’s brand is a women-led and women-inspired business that aspires to empower its community one leather book and bag at a time in addition to her artistic vision and fine arts training. On Friday, May 25, Chema Chetu will present its SS23 Collection at Nairobi Fashion Week.

The Mod Hq From Ghana
After watching Style with Elsa Klensch on CNN in the 1980s, Ghanaian designer Ami Tonye Yomekpe became attracted by all things related to fashion. She was captivated by global fashion, designer interviews, backstage passes, and models on international runways.

But she didn’t start her fashion adventure until a serendipitous encounter while working on her dissertation, which happened much later. The late Kofi Ansah, a trailblazer and well-known Ghanaian fashion designer who revolutionized the business in Ghana, became a mentor to her after a series of interviews and inspired her to follow her passion.

Ami, an architect by training, later founded her company Afromod Trends, which was recently renamed MOD, and made a second appearance at Nairobi Fashion Week 2022.

Rossely From Angola 
Rossely was raised in Portugal and England after being born in Luanda, Angola. In Luanda, Angola, in 2015, she made the decision to start Pretah, a brand that celebrates her love of retro and vintage fashion as well as her African heritage.
In Luanda, Angola, in 2015, she made the decision to start Pretah, a brand that celebrates her love of retro and vintage fashion as well as her African heritage.  On the 25th, she will present her SS23 Collection at Nairobi Fashion Week.

Andrea Galante From Agonla
Angolan-born When Andrea Galante was a young girl, she spent the afternoons with her grandmother, a seamstress by trade, and it was during these times that she first learned how to tie the first knots in her dolls’ and children’s clothing.
The sensuality of a woman is highlighted by her line’s use of satin fabrics, lace, sparkles, and daring cuts. She started transitioning to the wedding industry in 2017.
At Nairobi Fashion Week 2022, Andrea will present her SS23 Collection on Thursday, June 26.

It’s anticipated that this season of NFW would draw more viewers than previous ones.
There will be 25 designers on display, hailing from countries including Kenya, South Africa, Togo, Benin, the United States, Nigeria, Ghana, Angola, Zimbabwe, Namibia, the Ivory Coast, and Switzerland.
“I’m incredibly excited about this show.
I’m eager and anticipatory because this will be my first time taking part, Meeting other designers and fashion fans is something I’m looking forward to “says Chemachetu Leather designer Eva Wanjiru from Kenya.

A portion of the money raised from the sale of Nairobi Fashion Week (NFW) tickets will be given to help patients with esophageal cancer.
The Kenyatta University Teaching, Research, and Referral Hospital cancer center will work with us to ensure a good community effect.

Content courtesy of NFW & NFH

Ann Mumbi

An expert in style and image, Fashion Addict focuses on brands worn by showbiz stars who have large numbers of fans worldwide Member Of #NairobiFashionHub Team


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