The Soweto Theater in Jabulani

Soweto Theater to host fashion show

By Thembelani Moyo

The Soweto Theater will host the 2016 Soweto fashion show which will be held on the 23rd to 26 November.

The event which is organized by the Soweto Fashion Week is scheduled to begin at 6:30pm and will run for five hours. However, the doors of the theater will be opened at 5pm and tickets are sold at R80 each.

The Soweto Fashion Week coordinator, Viola Manzini, confirmed that the show is on and a lot of designers are expected to attend.

“The Soweto Fashion Week is still on the 23rd. We are hoping that a lot of people will attend. The event will have a lot of local fashion designers and they are already polishing up for the event. We are ready show case our local fashion,” Viola said.

Viola added that it is expected that people will fill up the Soweto Theater as they have always done before.

The Soweto Fashion Week is a platform, brand and label founded for future and present designers in South Africa.

The week encompasses two seasons; autumn and summer. It was established in October 2011 and the main objective is to introduce a change in South African modeling and fashion week runways. It was founded to promote talented African designers at a global scale. In 2013 it was invited to showcase garments in Switzerland and Las Vegas.