Clothing created by the cream of Black British fashion designers will be available to purchase at a sample sale.

The Motifs Sample Sale sponsored by Suso and Fair Essentials will be held at the historic Africa Centre in the heart of Covent Garden at 27 and 28 June.

Expect to find a wealth of brand names under one roof including award-winning designer Nkwo, critically-acclaimed ethical label Lalesso, urban-chic Simone Williams, vintage independent label Ooops Fashion, Paris-based designer-to-the-stars duo BezemyMailan, afro-hippie YouMeWe and many more.

Free with online registration through or £2 at the door.

Event details:

Dates: 27 and 28 June 2009

Time: 12pm – 6pm

Location: Africa Centre, 38 King St, London, WC2E 8JT

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Words by Nadifa Sheikhey