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Africa Fashion Week London 2011

I love to share good news and I have to share my excitement of the very first African Fashion week London (AFWL) happening in a few days time. With a growing market in African Inspired design and African Fashion weeks springing up all over … 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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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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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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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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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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Eye spy – H &M Christmas 2010 ad campaign

On one of the coldest days in the UK, at a dreary bus stop…. I spied the new H&M Christmas 2010 ad campaign starring Liya Kebede and Waris Dirie. I’m quit captured by the deep background and the simple but … Continue reading

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Lanvin, lanvin, lanvin, where art thou Lanvin.

Oh la la the new Designer collaboration is about to be launched. Now I don’t usually subcribe to the designer collabaration probably because of the fierce ques and lack of stock (i’m presuming here) but this collection is worth taking … Continue reading

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Wham Bam thank you L.A.M.B

If you’re a hungry fashionister here’s a recipe for the perfect antidote to your African inspired designs; Take 1 global trend – African print, a major commercial US label, mix it with a dash of contemporary designs, present at New … Continue reading

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