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Fashion Designer Mubochwa Invited by African Union for a Fashion Reception

By zimbuzz / Published on Wednesday, 27 Sep 2017 10:37 AM / Comments Off on Fashion Designer Mubochwa Invited by African Union for a Fashion Reception / 417 views

Following his nomination by the executive board of the African Fashion Reception designer Thembani Mubochwa has been invited to the prestigious show as the country’s representative.

Models in TZM designs

The event will be hosted by the African Union at its headquarters in Addis Ababa from September 28 to September 29.

“We would like to thank the Government of Zimbabwe through the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate and Honorable Minister Oppah Muchinguri – Kashiri, Zim Parks and Rticulate PR for making our trip possible,” said Thembani Mubochwa.


Mubochwa who has showcased his designs globally before and has dressed some of Africa’s top celebrities will be amongst twenty-four other nations at the African Fashion Reception.

The event is organised by Legendary Gold Limited in partnership with the African Union and UNESCO and in its 20 years of operation, has become the reference point in the African continent. 

Thembani Mubochwa

It is the first to take africa designers and models to the global stage of Paris, Milan, New York, London, Shanghai, Dubai, Tokyo etc. 

Over the years, it has partnered with the paris bassed global TV brand-Fashion TV, Ford Models, New York, one of Europe’s biggest retail buying chains, Camera Italian Buyer Moda, Milan, Alta Rome, Pret-a-Porter and UNESCO both in Paris etc.

Thembani Mubochwa’s Award winning design at the Vodacom Durban July 2016
The AFR once again will be presenting Africa’s best and most creative designers, producers of shoes, bags, jewelries, make up, beauty & hair products to the global market.
To be eligible to participate, these products must be locally sourced and produced in Africa. Most importantly, they must be produced with global best practice.



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