Founded in 2018 by Yao Zeus Mohammed, African Fashion and arts Movement Vancouver is the largest African fashion and Trade exhibition in British Columbia.
(AFAM Vancouver) African Fashion and arts Movement Vancouver is held annually during Black history month (February). As one of the most high-profile Africa-focused events in British Columbia, AFAM Vancouver will play host to designers & exhibitors, from Africa, Europe. continues to be the most anticipated event celebrating African Fashion, Arts, Talent and Culture in Vancouver
With a collaborative catwalk, exhibition and awards, AFAM Vancouver has commanded the way in highlighting Africa’s emerging designers and apparel industry and has been at the forefront of bringing awareness of Africa’s expanding fashion industry.
AFAM Vancouver aims to shift the narratives about Africa and the African diaspora by re-branding the perception of Africa as a whole. We are committed to empower and promote African inspired fashion and arts by providing a premier event platform that also supports entrepreneurs in building a sustainable business that is internationally recognized and promotes social change in Africa.
The event includes a silent auction and all proceeds of the silent auction will go towards school supplies and uniforms for children in Lome, Togo-West Africa.
To create progressive partnerships which will lead to collaborative business opportunities for our designers, models, and other fashion professionals in Canada and worldwide.
To empower and promote African inspired fashion and arts by providing a premier event platform.
To shift the narratives about Africa and improve public understanding and appreciation of the African Fashion and arts
Inspire and support young entrepreneurs to follow their passion while in building a sustainable business