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 …
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 …
Aug 01 2019
The Coachella-Festival has proven that festivals aren’t solely about music anymore, but the outfits the celebrities showcase on the grass-and-dirt runway are festival-fashion-trends, that last all summer long. This years music festival season is coming to an end, but their fashion-trends live on and inspire our everyday street-style. Scroll down to find our top three …
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 …
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 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 09 2019
When the first Monday in May arrives, nobody can escape the Met Gala posts on Social Media.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art decided “Camp” to be the Gala theme of 2019. The obvious definition of Camp came to my mind, and I was thinking of late nights by the fire making smores and sleeping in a …
Oct 03 2018
September is all about Fashion. As Fashion month comes to an end, we followed the worlds most successful Fashion Weeks in New York, London, Milan and Paris. From Karl Lagerfeld’s spectacular beach setup to the classic runway shows, here are some of our favourite looks of the upcoming Spring/ Summer season. Scroll down and get inspired.
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Aug 08 2018
Addis yet again proves itself to be the Fashion Hotspot of Africa. With Addis Fashion Week coming up, we have talented designers up our sleeve who are going to be part of the Walk for Business.
Walk for Business gives emerging professional African designers the once in a lifetime chance to get together with international buyers …
Jul 18 2018
African Designers for Tomorrow 2018 in Berlin:Four brands from Ethiopia, selected by FA254, presented their collections during Berlin Fashion Week
Read the original article published on Vogue Italia here
In occasione della settimana della moda di Berlino, FA254 – la piattaforma fondata da Waridi Schrobsdorff per valorizzare i designer emergenti africani e supportare la loro internazionalizzazione – ha presentato quattro designer etiopi a Greenshowroom, in collaborazione con German International Cooperation; alcuni pezzi delle loro collezioni, poi, hanno sfilato all’interno del …
Jul 06 2018
The green showroom is a fashion fair, where materials and designs are displayed against the rundown concrete of the Kraftwerk warehouse. This summer over 50 brands showcased their creations and our Addis designers were right in the middle of it.
As I entered the warehouse, escaping from the blazing heat outside, it was like stepping into …