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AFRICA ON THE CATWALK | DESIGN INDABA
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AFRICA ON THE CATWALK | DESIGN INDABA

culled from africanstyleinsider.tumblr.com (original post from Design Indaba – Nov 2013) With the growing number of fashion weeks in Sub-Saharan Africa comes the launch last month in Johannesburg of the continent’s first fashion e-commerce site that seeks “to take people through the different textures of African design with each purchase.” With 10 designers from four … Continue reading

October! A good month for African Fashion worldwide
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October! A good month for African Fashion worldwide

October is a good month for African fashion worldwide; here’s why: ***A TON OF EVENTS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS***  What I find incredibly interesting about these events is the fact that they will each host the industry’s elite designers, photographers, stylists and perhaps [arguably] most importantly, intellectuals. I’m passionate about exploring the art of fashion … Continue reading

Meet the Africans that made the 2014 #BOF500 list
Fash Pack / On the Go

Meet the Africans that made the 2014 #BOF500 list

For those who don’t already know, the BOF 500 is a carefully curated professional index of the fashion industry movers and shakers; the people shaping the global fashion industry. Each year the list changes based on nominations from members of the previous listing i.e. 2013 members nominated 2014 members; amongst other things. 15 Africans made … Continue reading

Vlogging African Fashion: Online the new trend?
News & Analysis / The Pulse

Vlogging African Fashion: Online the new trend?

culled from BBC News Established and emerging African designers are showcasing their work at this year’s Africa Fashion Week London. But in an era where vloggers are increasingly setting fashion trends, BBC Africa’s Alexis Akwagyiram considers whether the fashion focus has moved from the catwalk to cyberspace. The fashion world is, stereotypically, summed up by the … Continue reading