African Fashion Week Omaha 2023

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African Fashion Week Omaha 2023

AfrOmaha is excited to announce the return of African Fashion Week Omaha (AFWO) back in person!


When and where

Date and time

Saturday, March 25 · 6 - 10pm CDT


Leo Ballroom 2027 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE, 68102, United States Omaha, NE 68102

Refund Policy

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About this event

  • 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Afromaha is thrilled to collaborate with Omaha Fashion Week for the fifth annual African Fashion Week Omaha (AFWO 2023) which will showcase the rich versatility of African fashion by talented local and special guest designers.

AFWO2023 will feature designs in the rich, bold, colors that typically represent African fashion, incorporated in traditional wear, urban, Afrofuturistic, and haute couture pieces.

Join us for a magical night on our red carpet with performances, complimentary hors d'oeuvres and drinks! Come experience African culture through fashion!

-Day 1 Friday March 24 || 5PM-7PM

"Meet the Designers" at MODUS 3rd Floor (1901 Howard St. Downtown Omaha)

-Day 2 Saturday March 25 || 6PM-10PM

AFWO2023 Fashion Show at LEO BALLROOM (20 27 Dodge St. Downtown Omaha)

-Day 3 Sunday March 26 || 2PM-4PM

Shop AFWO2023 Runway at MODUS 3rd Floor (1901 Howard St. Downtown Omaha)

Meet the main designers:

Aryéa Kolubah & Co is a contemporary women’s wear brand influenced by Africa. As a lover of art with a passion for fashion, Aryéa creates statement pieces for the fearless and confident woman, showcasing collections on multiple international platforms such as Paris Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week, and more! Thrilled to have Aryéa at African Fashion Week Omaha.

Mtaani Home and Garden, is a brand with an Afrocentric flair that has the exclusive garments and home décor you want! Creating rich harmony with one's personal style and using ethical and sustainable practices, we are excited to welcome back Mtaani, and see SolarPunk, their tech and futuristic inspired collection, at African Fashion Week Omaha!

Afielda’s designs have grown to be synonymous with edgy, timeless, and classy. Past collections have graced Midwestern runways and charitable events. Creating for influencers, brides, and others, every Afielda garment is made to impress and be a conversation starter. Welcome back Afielda!

ISLA O is an independent house of bold fashion for women. A sophisticated, ageless brand that inspires exuberant femininity, and brings out strength and confidence in the women who wear their designs. Welcome ISLA O to African Fashion Week Omaha!

Makhree Fashion is the brainchild of Makay Weliyo. Having started out young and mostly self-taught, Makay creates pieces that suit many of her client’s modest lifestyle, including brides and children, and casual wear. She’s versatile, and her Limitless collection will feature pieces with unique forms that bring out the “flavor”! Welcome back to African Fashion Week Omaha!

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Event powered by Omaha Event Group, Lozier Corporation, Greater Omaha Beef, North End Teleservices, Life N' Shenanigans, MODUS Co-working, Omaha Diversity Experience, RichMind, N.O.U Productions, SANDRA MUA, Tierra Dione's, and Bellessence Salon LLC .

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$55 – $1,100