The narrative about ‘owning the curves’ in fashion seems to be flying high as plus-sized models with super-curves walked the 2017 Glitz Africa Fashion Week (GAFW2017) catwalk for the first time. The models stormed the runway on the second day of the show, which started on October 6 amid rapturous shouts and applause. They were… Read More Glitz Africa Fashion Week features Super-curvy Models on 2017 Runway
Celebrate fashion from across Africa and the diaspora in a day of workshops, talks and catwalk shows atFashion Undressed with MasterCard. See established and emerging designers from across the African continent take to the runway in#AfricanSquad or steal the limelight and wear your heritage with pride in our People’s Catwalk. Learn about African crafting techniques and create… Read More FASHION UNDRESSED WITH MASTERCARD AT AFRICA UTOPIA
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Are you a fashion designer or fashion business who is interested in setting up your fashion business sourcing and/or producing in Africa? Are you curious about how to make it happen sustainably and ethically? Maybe you are preparing to showcase at upcoming fashion shows or need help understanding how to get your product into shops?… Read More Fashion Africa Business (F.A.B.) Workshops
By Ademidun Adejobi The influential nature of fashion in our world is indisputable. It is one of the prominent artistic mediums in which the ordinary can be made extraordinary, the mundane shifted into fantasy. Fashion has a place in society where it can be used to celebrate and spotlight one’s heritage. For African nations… Read More African Designers Reclaim African Fashion
Have no doubt: African fashion brands are on the rise. If ‘ethnic chic’ in all the high streets or celebs like Beyonce going mad about Stella Jean’s creative use of color isn’t enough to convince you, just consider the success of “Constellation Africa,” the runway show at Pitti Uomo 88 promoted by the ITC… Read More Why African Fashion Rules
Their clothes are bold, inspired by Africa’s traditional colors and textures, and they are making an impact far beyond their home continent. A new generation of young African fashion bloggers and designers are interpreting heritage garments in a contemporary context, using the power of social media to spread their aesthetic. “Fashion from Africa is as diverse… Read More These fashion movers and shakers will inspire wardrobe envy
FASHION, BEAUTY AND STYLE BY HELEN JENNINGS LAGOS, Nigeria — Five years have passed since Nigerian designers first strode onto the global fashion stage at Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW). At the time, the world was just waking up to the important role that Nigeria plays alongside South Africa. READ MORE HERE.