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Arise Africa Fashion Week ’09, Front Row

Africa Fashion International’s Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe & ThisDay/Arise Magazine’s Nduka Obaigbena Producer and South African Fashion Icon Diong Chan(L) with guest Producer and Supermodel Oluchi O Model Agency partner Jan Malan(L) with guest Fashionistas at Arise Africa Fashion Week Ever wondered what the front row looks like at Africa’s fashion weeks in the continent? Not…

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CFDA Awards 2009 Winners and Red Carpet Pictures

As the best of the best African designers show off their designers this week in the continent, the best of the best American fashion designers gathered on Monday, June 15th, 2009 in New York for the prestigious Council of Fashion Designers Awards (CFDA). The CFDA Awards celebrates the creative and brightest minds in America’s fashion…

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Arise Africa Fashion Week ’09, Thula Sindi

“Thula Sindi matriculated from the National School of the Arts in Johannesburg and studied fashion design at London International School of Fashion. His professional fashion debut was as head designer at Dutch textile Company Vlisco – the day after he graduated. He introduced Vlicso’s fashion line with a show at South African Fashion Week in…

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Africa Fashion Week ’09, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi

“Lanre Da Silva Ajayi studied business administration at Coventry University and obtained her masters degree at the University of Leicester in finance. With this business background, she then founded her eponymous label in Nigeria in 2005 for the discerning, stylish and slightly avant garde woman. Lanre is now one of Nigeria’s foremost fashion minds and…

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Arise Africa Fashion Week ’09, Mustafa Hassanali

“For Mustafa Hassanali fashion was originally a hobby, but has since become his career. His passion for elegance, style, flamboyancy, glamour and glitz has not gone unnoticed by most of East Africa’s social crème de la crème. His collections have been shown widely throughout Africa and Europe and his exquisite handwork, detailed beadwork and creative…

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