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New York Fashion Week Fall 2007

New York Fashion Week is in full swing! For a whole week the city of New York will be invaded with brilliant style stars, fashion, fashion parties, fun and the latest way to keep a Ladybrille woman warm yet fashionable. It has been day three of the shows and I am ready to begin giving…

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TowerBrook Capital buys up Jimmy Choo

Shoes on my feet, I got it,” sang Beyonce in the hit song “Independent Woman” with now defunct music girl group, Destiny’s Child. What Beyonce left out was that one of her favorite choices of shoes to keep her feet very “independent” are celebrities and fashion forward women’s #1 choice,Jimmy Choo. With stars like J.Lo,…

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Are Skinny African Models Doomed?

The debate over the “super-skinny” model has been so hot it’s reached a boiling point. As of this week, Africa, particularly South Africa, jumped on the bandwagon by banning “super-skinny,” girls from modeling. Now why did they have to do that? “You are not happy about the ban?” you ask. Yes and no. Yes because…

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Does Africa have a Fashion Industry?

I chuckle atimes at the response and reaction I get when I speak of Africa’s Fashion Industry. “Really, Africa has a fashion indsutry?” Followed by wrinkled faces and raised eyebrows in disbelief. I get this from Africans in the West and Westerners. Since when did the West flip scripts with Africa to become the one…

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