Africa Fashion Week Rebrands with Online Boutique and Designers in Diaspora

Africa Fashion Week

Africa Fashion International (AFI), organizer of Africa Fashion Week (AFW) Johannesburg, returns for round two of the Pan African show without its title sponsor, Arise Magazine. Nevertheless, the event is pushing forward and also re-branding with a new logo, a revamped website, an online African boutique selling the African designs that will be shown on…

Orleans Designs by Hazel Aggrey-Orleans, Spring/Summer 2010 COCO Collection

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Well before African fashion was considered a fashionable topic and the ankara fabric gained momentum in the West the way it has, Ladybrille Magazine predicted “African inspired blouses and dresses will become main staples in the West like the modern takes we see with Kimonos.” We were seen as “very ambitious” with our predictions. Our predictions, however,…

Lukando Face of Africa Winner Does Lunch with Iman!

Lukando is having a blast! She won the 2010 Face of Africa model competition and before she could say ‘WOW!’ she was whisked to New York Fashion Week to strut the Arise Magazine African Collective catwalk. The ultimate icing on the cake? Lunch with Iman and her celebrity friends!