The largest African fashion event in Europe, Africa Fashion Week London, is taking part in the iconic Grace Jones Meltdown Festival – where they will host an exclusive programme of DJs and catwalk shows.


This event will honour Grace Jones’ iconic looks with a day of high-end fashion, curated in partnership with Southbank Centre and Creative Resilience International.

According to the organisation:

Africa Fashion Week London is so so proud to announce that we are taking part in the ICONIC Grace Jones Meltdown Festival at Southbank Centre London from June.

Expect an amazing catwalk show featuring your favourite designers and models from AFWL, famous DJs and a special Rock the Runway Public Catwalk! We want to see your best Grace Jones inspired outfits and moves for our special judging panel to decide a winner!

Adebayo Jones, Elfreda Dali, Kalika’s Armour, Mary Martin, Sista by Eyoro and Soboye are the designers showcasing their pieces on the AFWL catwalk.


This FREE event is on
Saturday 18th June – 2 pm-8 pm

2 – 3:30 pm: DJ Biggie C
3:30 – 5 pm: Rock the Runway Public Catwalk
5 – 5:30 pm: AFWL Fashion Show “Night of 1000 Graces”
5:30 – 8 pm: DJ Kaspa LOCATION: Riverside Terrace Southbank Centre SE1 8XX