As we count down to this years Africa Fashion Week London in summer, organisers of the fashion show have announced South African model Victoria Michaels as the fashion brand ambassador for this year’s show.
Groomed by the late legendary statesman designer, Kofi Ansah, Victoria Michaels’ international modeling career has seen her participating as a runway model at the AU Summit GOLD Show, BBC Fashion Show, Dubai Fashion Week, FIMA International Fashion Show and Dark & Lovely Fashion Show. Victoria has also been invited as a guest to some of the most prestigious fashion shows in the globe including the London and New York fashion weeks. She has also been featured in major publications like Vogue Italia.
She is also lead commercial model for leading businesses in Africa, having starred in commercials for Hertz Rent-a-Car, Vodafone, MTN, Nescafe, Da-Viva, and Bela-Aqua mineral water.
Speaking of her new role, Michaels said “It feels really great to be chosen as the Brand Ambassador for a globally acclaimed proudly African event like the African Fashion Week London. I am particularly excited to be part of this grand platform that showcases the original African creativity, style and talent.”
“We have a very rich fashion culture and I look forward to working with inspiring African designers from both within the continent and the Diaspora as we thrill and dazzle the world with authentic mind blowing designs that speaks only of our incredible creativeness.”
Founder of Africa Fashion Week London Ronke Ademiluyi said, she was ‘excited’ to have the model as the official brand ambassador for this year’s event. “We see her as someone who represents our brand in many ways, and we believe she can use her knowledge to encourage the young & upcoming models.”
Africa Fashion Week London is an annual event which takes place in London. The event brings together upcoming African designers based in Britain and at home to showcase their designs via an international platform.