Africa in Fashion: Styling Tomorrow



7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


The Clore Ballroom,
Level 2,
Royal Festival Hall
Southbank Centre,
Belvedere Road,
London SE1 8XX



Fashion Show & Art Installation

All eyes on the Southbank Centre’s runway, as Creative Resilience hosts a fashion show on sustainability, upcycling and environmental justice,  featuring designers and performance artists.


The magnificent art installation There is no Rubbish by acclaimed artists, Sokari Douglas Camp CBE, Gary March, Nicola J Reid and Rasaq, will create the perfect  backdrop for this show whici will spotlight the following designers:

  • Re:I.D is a London-based artist and designer, creating sculpture, paintings, high-end fashion and festival attire;
  • Denim Recon London, self-described as a ‘denim master’ is one of London’s best at crafting denim to perfection;
  • George Adesegun: Born in London, Adesegun was raised in Lagos, Nigeria. In 1991 he started his own eponymous designer label with the help of The Prince’s Trust Business Award;
  • Caroline Sani: Designer Caroline Sani focuses on reducing waste and the associated negative footprint that comes with fashion and consumerism;
  • Anita Quansah: British Ghanaian artist Anita Quansah’s practice involves finding exciting ways of embellishing clothes, footwear, hats and bags into distinct wearable art.

The show is accompanied by music from Sodi Cookey and Pelúmi.


This is an event by Southbank Centre, co-curated by one of Royal African Society’s partners Creative Resilience International a nonprofit cultural production and development organisation whose mission is to support talented yet underrepresented individuals and organisations within design, art and fashion.

The team comprises industry experts who collectively have over 20 years of experience in cultural strategizing, creative production and advancing education and capacity building across international markets. We champion and empower underrepresented, underappreciated and very talented creatives.

For more information and updates on the programme please visit

Photo Credit: Design by MultiCulture and the Photography by Wayne Campbell