Next Sunday Great Africa meets Great Britain. African Street­‐Style Festival enters its fourth year as an outdoor free event in the heart of Shoreditch, Calvert Avenue & Arnold Circus host a wonderful celebration of the influence of African and African inspired creativity in town.

Bringing together a vibrant programme of visual arts, live bands, fashion photography, performance, bespoke design and catwalk show, African Street‐Style delivers an exciting line‐up of some of the best talents in London combining the contemporary with the traditional resulting in a distinctive experience.

This edition including Amira Kheir,  Melt Yourself Down , Family Atlantica , Simo Lagnawi & Gnawa London , Zec Luhana Dance, Sons of Kemet , Yussef Kamaal, Live Art by Ben H. Summers, Hassan Hajjaj, Soboye, Totem Taboo, Open The Gate & more…


The aim behind the festival is to provide an unique, open, street­‐based platform to highlight and celebrate the influence of Africa in London’s creativity. 2016 will see the festival brand deepen with a focus not only on the individual artists featuring but on African Street Style as experience.

For Totem Taboo, this is its second year, and this time the showcase will take place on catwalk styled by Soboye.

The appointment is next Sunday 12-7pm. Catwalk from 4pm. After party from 7pm at Kachette.







Header image styling by Soboye. Photography by Hassan Hajjaj. Rest of the pictures by African Street Style Festival.

by Cristina Morales