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Over eighty designers to show their work at AWF

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Apr '12
Alternative Arts presents East London's major fashion event – Alternative Fashion Week (AFW). From April 16 to 21 Spitalfields will play host to the most original and creative collections by a fresh crop of new designers with truly innovative ideas.

Alternative Fashion Week is where all the best new designers are to be discovered. It provides a genuine Alternative for them to present their work directly to the press, public and the fashion industry. Designers come from all over the UK and other parts of the world including Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sri Lanka & Uruguay.

Over Eighty Designers have been selected to show their work. Hundreds of applications were received from independent designers aiming to establish their labels to recent fashion and textile graduates. Expect anything from elegant to edgy.

Fourteen Different designers will show each day. Original and recycled textiles are a major feature. There'll be women's and men's wear from the sublime to the sensational, with an emphasis on environmental awareness and ethical sourcing.

Stunning new models will be taking to the catwalk with many arriving hot from the special model training course run for 6 weeks prior to Alternative Fashion Week.

Fashion shows will be open to the Press and Public daily at 1.15pm accompanied by 'The Mannequins' - a live contemporary Jazz band.

The fashion market that surrounds the catwalk from 11am to 5pm each day is a shopping sensation with stalls selling an exotic range of clothes, textiles and accessories.

Alternative Fashion Week


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