Mall of Africa has been announced as the new official venue for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg 2017 Spring/Summer. This was announced by the owner and operator of African Fashion International (AFI), and operator of the two Fashion Week Platforms Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg (MBFWJ) and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town (MBFWCT). This will take place on the 17th to 19th of August 2017 at the retail giant’s outdoor amphi theatre, with impressive views of Waterfall Country Estate forming the backdrop for this year’s affair.
Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe, AFI Founder and CEO commented on how thrilled he was for this years event,“MBFWJ’17 Spring/Summer is a premiere event and we are privileged to be able to partner with some of the most well-respected businesses and companies in the country each year, I am thrilled to have Mall of Africa as our new venue host for the 10th anniversary Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Johannesburg event, and we look forward to a truly memorable event at this stunning location.”
The venue which is Mall of Africa is one of Africans Largest mall and it houses over 300 shops from indigenous and International brands. The event Manager for the Mall of Africa, Nicola van Kan also commented about the event, “We are extremely proud to host such a renowned and extravagant affair, and management looks forward to a long and fruitful relationship with African Fashion International.” We are definitely waiting for all the fashion trends the designers are about to set in this Fashion Week.