AFROFUTURISM

Celebrating the revolutionary power of Fashion. Afrofuturism is a celebratory artistic and cultural movement that embraces African history and heritage, blending fantasy and futuristic concepts to envision a future driven by Africans. Festivalgoers are invited to curate their look to convey and honour their unique perspectives, roots and individuality. The theme draws inspiration from a variety of sources, including traditional African clothing, futuristic designs, and retro and avant-garde fashion movements.

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Workshop

WORKSHOP FOR ESWATINI STYLISTS

Are you a hair stylist in Eswatini who would like to develop, explore and exhibit your talent at Luju? Space is limited, so apply now to take part in this FREE workshop with South African hair artist Nikiwe Dlova, a multi-disciplinary Hair Artist from South Africa who produces creative hairstyles, headpieces, and artworks to tell African stories. The power and originality of her work has attracted international acclaim.

Programme

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Best Dressed competition

If you haven’t got your Luju outfit together yet, make an emergency call to your designers now!
The Standard Bank Luju Food & Lifestyle Festival Fashion Fashion Post

Fashion Café Marketplace

Be prepared for some serious shopping with this carefully curated selection of the best in Eswatini Design, Beauty and Fashion.
The Standard Bank Luju Food & Lifestyle Festival Fashion Fashion Post

LUJU Fashion Runway

Showcasing some of the most innovative fashion designers in Eswatini.

TRADER APPLICATIONS

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The Standard Bank Luju Food & Lifestyle Festival invites suitable candidates to apply to trade in the festival’s Culinary, Fashion and children’s Beehive spaces. Different pockets of the festival, called Hives, offer opportunities for unique experiences, such as pop-up food stations that support drinks pairing, tastings and specialised demonstrations by renowned chefs and connoisseurs. Trader applications open Tuesday 13th June and close on 3rd July 2023. The application process is all online.