Monthly Archives: August 2010

Beyonce shows us all how to Upgrade to African prints

Look who I spotted (or be it in the evening standard) on their hols while i’m here in rainy old London…..Beyonce, in Boxing Kitten cruising the French Riviera. Beyonce shows a fearless adoration when mixing her Boxing Kitten shorts with an … Continue reading

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Pride and Joy

Deenola, catchy name hah? I think so too. but did you know that this emerging fashion company is made up of Deena Dee and Olafemi Bela who have brought to us their first ever collection named ‘Versatlie’ consisting of pieces that encapsulate Deenola’s statement – ‘providing high quality ready … Continue reading

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Topshop Autumn|Winter 2010 Ad campaign

Getting you in the mood for those toasty nights and those frosty mornings (in chilly London) with  the new Topshop autumn|winter collection. Spearheading this seasons campaign is Hind Sahli, Gwen Loos, Imogen Newton and Ajak Deng. Encapsulating the new autum winter trends in the form of: … Continue reading

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Count me in: ChicAfriq summer sale – Covent Garden

I’m down in central London on Sunday 22 August 2010 to attend what is called ChicAfriq. This is what has become popular over the last couple of years as a pop up sale, selling a plethora of African inspired designs in contemporary, … Continue reading

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Summer’s not over: Chichia – London SS 2010

All thorough summer is almost coming to an end I thought I would bring to those who have been in a fashion daze the 2010 summer collection from London-based designer Christine Mhando of the label chichia. Christine creatively uses the traditional Tanzanian … Continue reading

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Cookie Dough.

I’ve gone all dough eyed over this designer I stumbled across. Anne-Laure also known as Cookie ann. Anne-Laure injects a fresh, youthful and fashion forward blast into the traditional african material. The current collection is made up of skirts, jackets, dresses and tops and available … Continue reading

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Let’s begin.

Forget about food, forget about water, I’m looking at parting with my cash to invest in these independent designers and their off the scale African inspired designs. Chichia Suno  Deenola   Jewel by Lisa Duro Olowu   NKWO   Tiffany Amber

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