Category Archives: Designer love

Burberry Resort 2012

Fast forward to 2012 and we have the new resort collection from Burberry. A bold move, to give their statement trench coat an injection of African Ankara (printed batik material). Not what you would expect from such an iconic British brand, replacing (momentarily) its instantaneously recognisable checked print … Continue reading

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SUNO brought to life!

So the tune may not be up your street (although I think it has a youthful vibe about it) but Nicola Roberts strut’s her stuff in her music video draped in a SUNO print jacket from the resort 2011 collection as … Continue reading

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South Africa Fashion Week 2011

South Africa Fashion staged 8th – 10th April 2011 exists to promote local South African brands and designers which in turn allows for easier integration into the retail market as well as moving onto the International fashion stage by instilling professionalism with in … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at ARISE Magazine Fashion Week (AMFW)

So ARISE Magazine fashion week (AMFW), one of Africas prominate fashion showcases has come to an end but the buzz that surrounded this event was amazing. Twitter was ablaze with real time photos from Backsatge to the runway. I believe … Continue reading

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Runway Africa. ARISE Magazine Fashion week – Lagos 2011

Fashion weeks are upon us and before I get my teeth into this years batch of Fashion weeks I thought that I would mention one that has been on the rise since 2009. ARISE Magazine Fashion Week (AMFW) is back on March 10th 2011 … Continue reading

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FASHION FLASH – Chichia and the collaboration with ‘Made by Africa’ – A/W 2011

Very exciting news, more exciting than finding out that the sale top your about to purchase that was reduced by 50% before you hit the till’s has a further 20% off. Yes EVEN more exciting then that. This is a follow up … Continue reading

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Chichia and the collaboration with ‘Made by Africa’ – A/W 2011

A maturing collection, an insight into the future of fashion Africa Chichia (see previous post on Chichia) has grasped the importance of african inspired design and has fully understood the importance of adapting to the seasons as well as adapting … Continue reading

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London Fashion Week 2010

LFW 2010. The fashionista’s descend upon London with wide eyes with ‘of the moment’ high heels, sleek, eccentric styles. They will undoubtedly be watching runway shows with sharp intakes of breath at the genius designers who wholly contribute to the UK … Continue reading

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ASOS Africa the drama continues……. A|W 2010

On the 10th September the influential ‘online fashion store’ ASOS launched the fruits of their labour with the second instalment of the ASOS Africa brand. First launched in February 2010 this was ASOS’s first venture into ethically produced designs. Fast forward … Continue reading

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Become a designer in a heartbeat

I heart Christina Mhando of fashion label Chichia – London (as seen in past posts). She did it again, to add to her growing accomplishments, from her outstanding and popular summer 2010 collection, Christine to making her TV debut and I must … Continue reading

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