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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town announces a new venue

By Faeza
26 June 2015

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town has found a beautiful new home: The Watershed and North Wharf at the V&A Waterfront.

The  new venues will be a platform for some of South Africa’s most celebrated designers  to showcase their Spring/Summer collections.  The glittering affair  that is a backed by The City of Cape Town, DSTV  M.A.C and ghd are  take place from 30th July to 1st August.

Sizwe Nzimande, group marketing manager of African Fashion International (AFI), organisers of the event says  they  chose to move Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town to the V&A Waterfront to give this landmark event a revitalised perspective against a magnificent setting, placing this premier event at the heart of one of Cape Town’s most iconic destinations.

“As the Watershed is home to some of South Africa’s most inspiring design and located in the heart of the V&A Waterfront, we are confident that the new home of Cape Town fashion is going to be a firm favourite among designers, models, sponsors, fashionistas and media alike.”

The Watershed will host the hospitality and ticketing elements of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town, while the nearby North Wharf will house the ramp for the Spring/ Summer fashion collections that will be presented by more than 30 established and emerging South African designers.