- The Soweto Fashion Week 2018 is showcasing African designs
- This is in honour of the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
- The event ends on 2 June
This year's Soweto Fashion Week is themed around African designs as a way of paying tribute to the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.
The glamorous event started on 30 May and will end on 2 June, Briefly.co.za learned. Speaking to iol.co.za, its founder, Stephen Manzini, said:
The original designs to be shown are specifically inspired by Winnie Mandela’s own personal fashion style and preferences.
The fashion week is being held at the Walter Sisulu Square in Kliptown. Weather and unforeseen circumstances forced the cancellation of the day's events on Thursday, 31 May.
G Looks Wear, Sibu FDB, and Ruddy Designs are some of the high profile designers who are showcasing their collections.
Dozens of guests attended the pre-launch party earlier this week. It gave a sneak preview of some of the top designs fashion enthusiasts can look forward to.
Ticket prices for this year's event have been lowered by as much as 50 percent in honour of Winnie Mandela.
Watch this "Top 5 Miracles by African Pastors" video below from our Briefly - South Africa YouTube channel.
Do you have a story to share with us? Inbox us on our Facebook page and we could feature your story.
To stay up to date with the latest news, download our news app on Google Play or iTunes today.