Category Archives: Events

ARISE MAGAZINE – MADE IN AFRICA collective at NEW YORK FASHION WEEK 2011: What happened next ?

In what is turning out to be a regular fixture at New York Fashion week, ARISE magazine pulled off  a spectacular gathering of some of the best talent from the African Continent. Aptly titled ‘MADE IN AFRICA’ there was no denial of … Continue reading

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POP down to the POP UP Fashion Market.

This is for all the people who are looking for something to do in London next Sunday – 3rd July and for those of you who want a chance to buy African Inspired designs. Pop down to Brick Lane and … Continue reading

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What does a Rock star and Kenyan Artisans have in common?

An odd couple indeed or are they? Edun – The Fashion label with ethical credentials run by Ali Hewson and her husband Bono (and if you don’t already know – lead singer of U2 and all round Rock star) began in 2005 (before … 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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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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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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