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 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 …
Oct 17 2018
Fashion and politics have always had a close relationship, believe it or not. What we wear, how we wear it and when we wear it, have proven to be an expression of our influences and our social freedom. Using everyday clothes, to deliberate an political outlook has been used by many people in the past …
Oct 10 2018
We all know the frustrating feeling of not knowing what to wear. Constantly seeking fashion inspiration in a world of abundance, I came across Moh Mckenzie and Clint Malik. Integrating everyday object of their life into their Instagram photos, the street style duo established their own creative signature, and as a result, were even featured …
Aug 15 2018
As an online shopping addict, I am continuously browsing the internet for new styles and inspiration. But to my disappointment, everything just seemed to look the same these days, and I found myself bored by what my go-to online stores had to offer. So, I started researching African trends and designers, and I came across …
Jul 25 2018
As we all know by now, Waridi loves the jet-set lifestyle, whether in her private life or business. That she always seems to be catching flights appears to be a no-brainer! So hopping on the next plane, she currently found herself discovery the beauty of the land of the thousand hills, also knowns as Rwanda. …
Jul 11 2018
Virgil Abloh probably is this year’s most hyped fashion designer. But why is he so celebrated and what makes his designs so unique? For this weeks post, I am going to reveal everything you need to know about one of the most influential fashion figures of our time.
The Ghanaian-American was born and raised in Rockford …
Jun 20 2018
A few years ago, fashion in Ethiopia was mostly a local phenomenon wrapped in waves of tradition. The country’s designs weren’t known on the international markets but over the past years things have and continue to change drastically. Today, the country boasts to have its own international supermodel, a world-renown designer, a centuries-old textile industry, …
Mar 21 2018
Despite the fashion industry’s notoriety for wasteful production that causes a lot of harm to the environment, its infamous dangerous working conditions and low wages for employees, there is a growing trend for more ethical and sustainable approaches to fashion. Sustainable fashion also called eco fashion, is a part of the growing design philosophy and …
Mar 07 2018
Designers Laure Tarot & Baay Sooley met in Dakar, Senegal. Shortly after, in 2010, the duo’s fashion label BULL DOFF was born. Dakar, a city that they like to call their refuge became the fundamental source of inspiration for the brand. The city’s busy streets made up of those who inhabit a young and modern …
Feb 28 2018
Originally known as Le Collane di Betta, the contemporary, sustainable fashion jewellery brand dbetta was founded by its current CEO Elisabetta Capolino. Born in Rome, into a family of Italian fine jewellers, Elisabetta acquired the skills and savour fair from the most antique traditions of luxury crafts “made in Italy”.
In 1996, Elisabetta developed a special bond …