Sep 26 2019
With HUB of Africa coming up, we wanted to get to know the founder and creator of the most exciting Fashion Week happening in the continent. Mahlet Teklemariam brought HUB of Africa to life with the vision of creating an event that would expose and highlight, great African design-talents to the international market. Generating a …
Sep 11 2019
We welcome a great new creative mind to our Designers Directory. Jennifer Rönne is the owner and creator of the Victoria Grace Fashion Label, and Victoria Grace UK Ltd and Victoria Grace Enterprise Ltd Nigeria.
Throughout her career, she has worked with Condé Nast Vogue, Calvin Klein merchandising and as an independent Fashion PR agent. During …
Aug 22 2019
On the sixth and seventh of July, Tanzania’s most promising designers came together in the city of Arusha. With Kelly Konings (NL, previously H&M Group, Won Hundred and Viktor&Rolf) standing behind this years “Explore Creativity” gathering; she connected with seven of the most creative heads, to dig deeper into their creativity and to explore where …
Jul 25 2019
The ITS, International Talent Support, in Trieste has an 18-year history of scouting, supporting and showcasing strong, young talents from all over the planet. Today many of the finalists have made it to key positions in major fashion houses, or have established their own successful brand.
Behind the idea of seeking and supporting extraordinary talents is …
Jul 18 2019
Raised in Europe as the daughter of Diplomats Adama Ndiaye established her successful fashion Brand, Adama Paris. She built her empire all-around showing the beauty and creativity of Africa on several platforms like Dakar Fashion Week, the African Fashion Awards, Black Fashion Week and the Fashion Africa Channel.
For this week’s Blogpost, we asked Adama to …
Jul 11 2019
The textile industry is the second-largest polluter industry in the world. This might be hard to believe, but when you consider all the chemicals, the masses of water used in production, and the amount of fabricated waste, it becomes the reality that the clothes that cover our body endanger our planet. So now, it is …
Jul 04 2019
Fashion Week in Berlin has filled the streets of the city, and people from all around the globe are swarming to events and exhibitions. Our fourth edition African Designers For Tomorrow participants have come back to display their new collection upon other Ethiopian Designers at Neonyt, the global hub for fashion, sustainability and innovation.
I picked …
Jun 27 2019
Virgil Ablohs OFF-WHITE Show was once again a highlight of the Paris Fashion Week last week. His Spring Summer Collection 2020 included his latest work with Nike and Futura, placing one of the Artists sculptures in the centre of the runway-stage surrounded by white flowers.
The Show opened with the Futura capsule collection displaying loosely …
Jun 20 2019
#1: Choose the Right Network
Multiple Social Media platforms can serve you differently. Make sure to pick the right platform for your purposes and your long term goal, you’d like to achieve.
#2: Set a Goal
To measure your success, you must have a goal for your business for working towards. It is essential to know what you …
Jun 13 2019
A celebration of colours and creativity was held last week in Dakar, brought to life by Adama Paris. Thirty of Africas most talented Designers had the opportunity to showcase their creations to the international guests attending.
Adama Paris explains to FA254 that Dakar Fashion Week is more than a Fashion Show and a Fashion event, its …
May 23 2019
The Dior cruise show took strong inspiration from traditional African wax fabrics and glass beads. Flowing gowns, shirts, two-pieces and suits all made from Kitenge fabric.
The opinions about the Dior cruise collection 2020 splits. Especially people coming from an African background, feel irritated about their use of the textile. The African wax print is spread …
May 16 2019
Suhaa Schmitz, born and rooted in Africa with an international upbringing, is the creator of beautiful and unique African Jewellery for Men and Women. Beginning her journey in 2007 in the arts and crafts, designing jewellery as a hobby, she now has her own established brand. For this week’s Blog post, we asked Suhaa to …