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Kenya Fashion Awards an initiative which honours and celebrates outstanding performance and excellence in the fashion industry will hold its Annual NextGen Fashion Weekend on Friday and Saturday 4th & 5th August, 2017 at the Michael Joseph Centre - Safaricom, Nairobi.

NextGen Fashion Weekend is an initiative by Kenya Fashion Awards that involves training, practical sessions, competitions among others for young and upcoming talent in collaboration with internationally recognised brands and professionals with a vast knowledge and experience within the respective areas of interest. The 2 day event is a platform for Upcoming Designers and Fashion Design Students from different colleges and universities across the country to showcase their designs and creativity as well as compete. The winners are selected through a judging process and are awarded during the Awards Gala later in the year.

KFA is raising awareness of the importance of the development of this economic sector by running business/talent development programs designed to support, mentor, empower and create opportunities for the next generation of professionals within the industry.

Who: Representation from the Ministry of Sport, Culture and Arts, Youth Organizations, Directors – Kenya Fashion Awards, Fashion Industry Stakeholders, Fashion Icons, Corporate Entities, Institutions of Higher Education

What: NextGen Fashion Weekend 2017

When: 4th & 5th August, 2017, 6.00p.m

4th (Friday) – Upcoming Designers’ Showcase & Competition

5th (Saturday) – Student Designers’ Showcase & Competition

Where: Michael Joseph Center - Safaricom, Nairobi