Shanghai Black Fashion Week (SBFW) Organization

was established in 2017 in Shanghai, China. Created with the sole purpose of discovering and grooming the world’s amateur,undiscovered and professional designers,model and showcasing them to the fashion world hence our motto “Discovering New Talents”.

We support our designers with the right tools and other useful resources to grow their brands, portfolio and most importantly build their personality. With SBFW, it’s not just about the shows but also music and entertainment as we feature talented musicians, dancers and other forms of art to excite our audience alongside pre and after parties. Do you have a dream and passion of becoming a designer? Are you an undiscovered, amateur or professional designer or model? Join us let’s make history.


“Discovering New Talents”

Shanghai Black Fashion Week (SBFW) Project

was founded in November 2017. A Fashion organization that seeks to discover and support emerging fashion designers based in China and abroad.
SBFW seeks to promote domestic and international fashion brands by providing them with media attention, buyers and other resources. We intend to be an influencer in China fashion and contribute to make Shanghai the fashion capital of the world, also our shows as one of the major attractions in Shanghai’s cultural attraction city-wide and an inspiration to the emerging designers and fashionistas.


Our Team


Benjamin Kontoh

Creative Director
Fashion Designer/Entreprenuer

Steven Weathers

Media Personality / Fashion Consultant

TaVanni Singleton

Communications Director
Events Professional


Executive Director
Operations Manager


Marketing & Outreach
Fashion Designer/Entreprenuer

It Takes A Village
We welcome the additional support of businesses and individuals in making Shanghai Black Fashion Week an event to remember. If you or your company is interested in becoming a part of SBFW or you wish to donate by way of sponsorship, in kind or financial contributions please contact us at info@thesbfw.com for more information.


我们将接受有各种背景和经验的志愿者,从客户服务到项目经理,协助上海黑美时装周的记忆。如果您有兴趣参与SBFW的志愿者活动,并获得参与的好处,请联系我们在SHANGHAIBFW@QQ.COM 的网站,了解您的技能或经验如何帮助你。