From Paris Fashion Week to winning the 2019 LVMH fashion prize, South African designer, Thebe Magugu, is indeed putting African Fashion on the world map.
In what can be considered a creative ingenuity and brilliance, a fashion label in Nigeria changed its mode of operation by switching from the production of high end and custom made clothing to making Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to help Covid-19 health workers.
Kente cloth is made from thin strips about 4 centimetres thick woven together on narrow looms, typically by men. The strips are interlaced to form a fabric that is usually worn, wrapped around the shoulders and waist like a toga: The garment is also known as Kente. Women wear two shorter lengths to form a […]
When young African American lady, Breanna Moore visited the West African country of Ghana, she immediately knew Africa was way more than everything she had heard about the continent, and her perception about fashion drastically changed, as she had a new vision to see African inspired designs recognized globally. As an undergraduate at University of […]
I identified a vacuum in the Fashion Industry in Canada and I capitalized on it – Canadian based fashion designer,” Olumuyiwa Fasoranti
Fashune is a choice fashion label in Canada owned and run by Olumuyiwa Fasoranti; a Nigerian of Yoruba descent who dumped his IT consultancy job after 20 years on the terrain, to pursue his passion. A graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria, Fasoranti believes the Nigerian fashion industry is not taking advantage of the […]
Former executive fashion director at Vanity Fair, Samira Nasr has been appointed editor-in-chief of elite Harper’s Bazaar fashion magazine, replacing the magazine’s long-standing editor Glenda Bailey, who announced in January that she was stepping down after almost 19 years at the helm. Nasr is the first black woman to handle that position in the magazine’s […]
AfDB’s Fashionomics is exploring the digital space to connect African creatives to global markets. The African Development Bank’s flagship Fashionomics Africa initiative has been making great impact helping Africa’s fashion designers, textile and accessories entrepreneurs grow their businesses, with a focus on women and young people, with a website and mobile app unveiled at the […]
Hello! May we know you? My name is Ibrahim Afeez Abiodun. I am a native of Oyo state, Saki west, from the family of Aseperi. I was born and brought up in Oshodi, Lagos and I’m still presently in Oshodi. I went to Ikeja grammar school at Oshodi before changing to Ikeja High School at […]
Thebe Magugu is a guy who always had big dreams and was bold to pursue them. With a strong passion for fashion from a very young age, Thebe resolved to be hardworking and dedicated to his dreams. It is no mean feat to be recognised at any fashion week, especially the London Week. Thebe took […]
In preparation of the 3rd edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, TINFF, schedule on September 7, 2019, at the York Cinema, Canada; the organizers of the event have announced Nigeria’s supermodel, Anita Osikhena Osikweme as the model host for this year’s edition of the award. The Nigerian model, Anita is currently the brand ambassador […]